Will Mark Wahlberg Play The Crow?
According to many sources, including EmpireOnline, Mark Wahlberg has been offered the lead role in the film. The new film will take place in Detroit and it is being written by Nick Cave and Stephen Norrington. So far, Wahlberg has not accepted the role.
It seems the film is not going to be a remake, but more of a new story in the Crow universe. A lot of sites seem to be down on Wahlberg in the role, but I'll be the first to admit that I think it would be awesome. Maybe it's because I really enjoy a few of Wahlberg's films. He's an experienced actor, who has proven many times he has what it takes to pull off great dramatic roles: The Departed, Rock Star, Four Brothers, Invincible, etc. In all honesty, I don't see the point of doing another Crow film, when there has been only one good one (the first one obviously). The sequels were nothing compared to the original, but if it has to be done, why not put Mark Wahlberg in the role? What do you guys think? Would Mark Wahlberg do the Crow justice? If not, who would you like to see play the lead role of the new film?
Guys calm down, its not that big of a deal, the whole idea of "The Crow" is a cool idea I know that I would like to see more from the crow universe, yes I agree Brandon Lee did it the best, but let us remember that we all had the same reaction when Heath Ledger was casted as the Joker I know I was guilty of it, hell I'm guilty of it now, No I cannot see Wahlberg as the Crow, but I'm willing to give him a chance, dont be so quick to close the book on him, who knows if this rumor is true, he might end up surprising all of us.
Well Mat looks like you need to update this story. Cause Stephen Norrington just left the project after working on it for 18 months.
Here's a few quotes of what he had said -
"As I had gotten involved explicitly as a writer-director my exit was inevitable. I was bummed. I had developed a genuinely authentic take that respected the source material while moving beyond it, and Nick Cave came in and added more depth. I think the fans would have been pleasantly surprised," said Norrington.
"I don't know about that story but I can tell you I'm no longer involved with The Crow," Norrington said. - referring to the Wahlberg rumor. He also included another big name actor had approached him in being involved with that, but now since Stephen has left, That name will probably be unknown to us.
He did have a comment about Wahlberg if another director could make him work for his vision of the movie -
"I will say I think Wahlberg could be cool if they take a gritty blue-collar approach. He's a truthful actor. I think he could really ground the supernatural stuff," said Norrington.
Perhaps this is a sign that they should leave The Crow series alone and move on to something else.
Next thing you know, Hollywood is gonna screw up with the gun blasting sequence. One shot to the guy who plays the Crow and next thing you'll know, "whoops, wrong bullet...again!"
The remake is unnecessary. It's just a lousy gimmick to make more money and disappoint the fans even more. Thanks but no thanks.
a remake is stupid!! ,another story is more what should happen,but wahlberg??!! pls no,thats just plain wrong,the guy is a ok actor,but certain roles need certain actors,its like arnie playing lead role in the pianist,wouldnt work,,,,,come to think of that adrien brody would work as a crow role,thin,strangely sorta cool,guy,and can act with the best of them,just no wahlberg!!!!!
no this is it
1. he's to short and not enough muscle
2. on the heath ledger comparision well if you are comparing heath to mark wahlberg in the drama department well..........................
3. who's with me that we shouldn't let a guy whose nickname was markie mark and his friends the funky bunch play a near zombiefied man hell bent on kill multiple criminals
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