“[The Crow] was a very poignant film from my childhood, which I remember vividly,” he says of the F. Javier Gutiérrez remake. “The soundtrack, also. It was such a solid performance that Brandon Lee gave. It was a very tragic end for somebody that probably would have had a very promising career… I’m Eric Draven. I’m the same character. Obviously, he’s been refreshed and brought up to date. We’re reimagining it to a certain extent, but the story and the plot is mostly the same.”
Cameras won’t roll on The Crow until 2014, however. Immediately after Los Angeles’ Fast & Furious 6 premiere, Evans will next return to New Zealand for an additional five-and-a-half weeks of production on The Hobbit. After that, it’s off to Belfast for Dracula.
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