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Lionsgate has released a trailer for the modern reimagining of the James O’Brarr graphic novel, “The Crow” set to be released in theaters on June 7. It stars Bill Skarsgård as the iconic role of Eric Draven aka The Crow. You can check it out above!

Here is the synopsis for “The Crow” provided by Lionsgate:

Soulmates Eric Draven and Shelly Webster are brutally murdered when the demons of her dark past catch up with them. Given the chance to save his true love by sacrificing himself, Eric sets out to seek merciless revenge on their killers, traversing the worlds of the living and the dead to put the wrong things right.

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The Crow franchise is one filled with tragedy as the story was written by O’Barr as a way to cope with the death of his fiancé, who was killed by a drunk driver. While the gothic thriller has gained a cult following over the decades, the production of the 1994 is filled with dark history. The lead in “The Crow”, Brandon Lee died on set, after accidently being sot in the abdomen by a prop gun that malfunctioned.

Director Rupert Sanders said this about Alex Proyas’s 1994 film:

What Alex Proyas did with the Crow in 1994 – and Brandon Lee’s iconic embodiment of that character – will forever impact that generation and others to follow. It was a culture-defining film that is beloved to this day and has inspired many other iterations both inside and outside the Crow Universe.

Photo Credit: Larry Horricks for Lionsgate

Lead actor Skarsgård commented the following:

I was a huge fan of the original film growing up as a kid and was so honored to take on the role of Eric Draven. But really what drew me to it was what Rupert Sanders wanted to do with it. He wanted to completely reimagine the story and the character and tailor it towards a modern audience. It’s a character that I know many revere and have a strong connection to – he is unlike any I’ve ever taken on before.

Working with the remarkably talented FKA Twigs was magical. I felt a responsibility to Eric’s story and endeavored to stay true to the spirit of the source material; I can’t wait for the world to see the film, and hope it resonates with audiences as strongly as it did with those of us involved.