Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Bradley Cooper Flies the Coop on cursed The Crow; Mark Wahlberg and Channing Tatum Circling


Adaptations of the James O'Barr graphic novel The Crow have been notoriously cursed in the industry. Legal battles, failed careers, even accidental tragic deaths have been following the property for decades. Now, more trouble for the remake has surfaced.
Bradley Cooper was to have played the title character in Juan Carlos Fresnadillo's film but sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that he has now exited due to scheduling conflicts. Cooper has David O. Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook shooting this fall and then dives straight into Legendary’s Paradise Lost, which shoots first quarter next year ... the exact time Relativity plans on making the high-priority Crow.
But akin to the project’s rock musician who is killed and resurrected, two new names have surfaced as possible replacements: Channing Tatum (G.I. Joe) and Mark Wahlberg who was previously associated with the role.
We'll keep an eye on things for ya!

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