Back in December, it was mentioned that Stephen Norrington was planning on remaking the movie. Some people are against the idea since it was Brandon Lee's last film and others feel it's the right thing to do as the movie focused on different aspects of the actual comic. Alex Proyas has told Digital Spy how he feels about a remake.
"I have nothing to do with the remake of The Crow. That's other people involved with that and I wouldn't even dream of remaking the movie, because as far as I'm concerned that's Brandon Lee's movie and that's why I finished the movie - in memory of Brandon. That's the only reason I finished it actually.
"So the whole notion of remaking it, to me, is just ridiculous and I'd have nothing to do with it, as I've had nothing to do with any of the sequels or the TV show or any of that stuff."
The question is, should "The Crow" be remade? I, myself, have only seen the first. It was hard for me to watch the tv series and the sequels just didn't look good. This is similar to the group that wanted the Joker to be retired from movies because of the death of Heath Ledger. Does an actor's death make a character off limits? If so, we wouldn't have had "Superman Returns." Okay, maybe that's not a good example. It's hard for those that are deeply affected by an actor's performance. I don't think the death of an actor should prohibit the character ever being used again. Hopefully when the character is used again, it will be done properly and not try to cash in on any previous performances by a late actor.