This summer we will have the premiere in theaters of a new version of the cult classic The Crowthis time by the director Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Hunstman, Ghost in the Shell).

Lionsgate The marketing campaign for the film starring Bill Skarsgård (saga IT, Barbarian) as Eric Draven, the singer and songwriter, FKA Twigs (Honeyboy) as Shelly Webster, Draven's fiancée, and Danny Huston (Succession) in an antagonistic role.

The latest is a new promotional poster centered on Skarsgård as the raven. The actor is in the center of the poster with the birds surrounding his arms, back, and body in general.

The reboot of The Raven It is described as a modern reimagining of the graphic novel James O’Barr, which was adapted to film in 1994 by director Alex Proyas and starring Brandon Lee, leaving an indelible mark on an entire generation and on the history of cinema. Proyas' original version is considered a cult classic, often remembered for its dark and melancholic aesthetic and alternative rock soundtrack. The film spawned three sequels and a television series. The series also marked Lee's last role, after he died after being accidentally shot while filming a scene for the film.

The plot centers on soulmates Eric (Skarsgård) and Shelly (FKA Twigs), who are brutally murdered when the demons of Shelly's dark past catch up to them. Given the chance to save his true love by sacrificing himself, Eric sets out to exact ruthless revenge on her killers, traversing the worlds of the living and the dead to right the wrongs.

The film's budget was $50 million.

In recent days, the Motion Picture Association (MPA), the organization in charge of giving ratings to all projects, gave the R rating at the reboot of The Crow by:

“Strong bloody violence, gore, language, sexuality/nudity and drug use.”

The rest of the cast is made up of Laura Birn (Foundation), Sami Bouajila (A Son), y Jordan Bolger (The Woman King).

Lionsgate to release reboot of The Raven in theaters the August 23, 2024.



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