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Alexander Skarsgard Refutes 'The Crow' Rumors

May 3rd, 2013 5:24pm EDT
Alexander Skarsgard
Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgard has denied reports he is set to star in a remake of cult classic The Crow.

Rumors began swirling earlier this week suggesting the True Blood star was in the mix for the lead role of Eric Draven, who returns from the dead to track down thugs who killed his fiancee, in a re-imagining of the 1994 thriller.

Speculation began after British actor Tom Hiddleston distanced himself from the part, clearing the path for Skarsgard who was reportedly interested in the movie, but he has since denied any involvement in the project.

Speaking at a press event for his ...
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'The Crow' Remake: Tom Hiddleston Is The Latest Actor Linked To The Project

April 22nd, 2013 8:46am EDT
Tom Hiddleston
Several actors have been considered for a planned remake of cult classic "The Crow," and Tom Hiddleston is the latest star to be linked to the project.

Bradley Cooper was previously picked for the film; however, scheduling conflicts with filmmaker  David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" forced him to drop out.

The 1994 film starred Brandon Lee as Eric Draven, who returns from the dead in the guise of a night bird to avenge his and his girlfriend's deaths. Lee died while making the film from a prop gun accident.

Producers originally considered stars such as Mark Wahlberg and Channin...
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In Honor Of 'Sparkle,' The 6 Best Posthumous Film Releases

August 14th, 2012 1:07pm EDT
Sparkle
This weekend's release of Sparkle will mark the final film for the recently deceased Whitney Houston. Posthumous film releases aren't too common, but there have been some fantastic films that hit theaters after a star's tragic death. Here are the Top 6:

The Deer Hunter (John Cazale) Cazale was in six films and all of them were nominated for Academy Awards for Best Picture. He was dying from terminal lung cancer during The Deer Hunter, but his girlfriend Meryl Streep and director Michael Cimino threatened to walk away from the film if the studio fired Cazale. Robert De Niro used his own m...
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Bai Ling Dating Dwight Gooden?

October 20th, 2011 10:29am EDT
Bai Ling
Actress Bai Ling has found love with her Celebrity Rehab co-star Dwight Gooden, according to a report.

The Crow star appeared on the reality TV show earlier this year to tackle alcohol abuse, while Major League Baseball legend Gooden signed up to conquer his prescription drug, booze and cocaine problems.

The pair struck up a close friendship after attempting to get sober together and have allegedly been dating ever since wrapping the series.

The stars proved they weren't shy about their budding romance on Tuesday as they walked hand-in-hand through the streets of Manhattan.
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Bradley Cooper Flies From 'The Crow'

August 16th, 2011 7:51am EDT
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper is apparently going to let bygones be bygones, as he won't be rising from the dead on a mission of vengeance after all.

We had a feeling something was going to have to be dropped from Cooper's crazy schedule just to make time for him to get a few hours of sleep every night for the next year, and it looks like that something is "The Crow," according to Heat Vision.

Cooper will no longer be starring as Eric Draven, the slain musician who comes back from the grave one year after his death to avenge the double murder of himself and his fiancee. Relativity Media is already putti...
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Bradley Cooper Confirmed To Play 'The Crow'

June 23rd, 2011 11:30pm EDT
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper has been confirmed as the star of The Crow remake.

Watchmen screenwriter Alex Tse has been hired to revamp the script for Relativity Media, the studio behind the new film, and 28 Weeks Later director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo will helm the movie.

Cooper will play Eric Draven, the film's central protagonist who returns from the dead to track down the gang who murdered his wife.

Brandon Lee famously lost his life in a prop gun accident while filming the original film in 1994.
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Cast Of 'Celebrity Rehab' Season 5 Announced

June 8th, 2011 8:15am EDT
Celebrity Rehab
Blade Runner actress Sean Young, Lindsay Lohan's father Michael and former Guns N' Roses rocker Steven Adler are among the stars checking into the next series of Celebrity Rehab.

Joining the trio on the reality TV show, hosted by celebrity counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky, will be The Crow star Bai Ling and Baywatch bad boy Jeremy Jackson as well as Amy Fisher.

Lohan recently made headlines when he announced he would open his own rehabilitation center, while Young has struggled with alcohol abuse issues in the past. Adler follows his pal Mike Starr who appeared on Celebrity Rehab last year . Th...
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Mark Wahlberg To Play The Crow?

October 19th, 2010 10:45pm EDT
Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg has been offered the lead role in a remake of cult 1994 film "The Crow," according to new Internet reports.

Singer-turned-scriptwriter Nick Cave is working on a screenplay for the film, which Stephen Norrington is slated to direct, according to BloodyDisgusting.com.

The original movie, which starred martial arts legend Bruce Lee's son Brandon as an undead avenger of his and his fiancee's murder, was marred by tragedy - Lee was accidentally shot and killed in North Carolina during filming.

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Celebrate 'Machete' With The Best Revenge Movies

September 2nd, 2010 6:00pm EDT
Machete
This Friday, Robert Rodriguez’ faux Grindhouse trailer turned feature film Machete slashes its way to theaters. To give thanks to all things bloody and vengeful I’ve prepared a list of some other great vengeance stories that are sure to deliver the goods and have you rooting for payback. There are tons of revenge movies out there and this is just a few of the better ones to whet your appetite. Enjoy!

Kill Bill 1 & 2

Quentin Tarantino’s revenge opus is so epic it had to be split into two parts. Uma Thurman stars as The Bride, a member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who is...
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25 Surprise Celebrity Deaths That Rocked Us All

April 7th, 2009 9:10am EDT
Natasha Richardson
Actress Natasha Richardson's unexpected death in a skiing accident late last month stunned and saddened the public. The usually overzealous media even seemed to tread lightly, gently reporting a story it never expected to tell. For a culture that values and admires celebrity, the death of vibrant public figures with potential yet to fulfill serves as a harsh reminder that despite glamour, talent and seemingly charmed lives, all of us are mortal. Whether on screens big or small, over the radio airwaves or in bright vivid color on canvas, the sudden passing of an entertainer can feel like the...
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No Costume Necessary: Stars With Freaky Everyday Looks

October 29th, 2008 10:05am EDT
Jocelyn Wildenstein
Marilyn Manson: Powdery white skin. Jet-black hair. No smile on his crimson lips or in his smoky, contact-lensed eyes. Proud of his freak show persona and wearing alienation like a badge of honor, musician and artist Marilyn Manson (nee Brian Warner) has an everyday look fit for a séance. Though he caused the stir when he burst onto the music scene in the 90's, his signature skinny black suits have now been co-opted by Emo kids and Pete Wentz has him beat when it comes to eyeliner. Even if his ghoulish look no longer shocks, no question the man is haunted: His 1997 autobiography was entitl...
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Check Out 'Dark City Director's Cut,' Now On DVD

July 28th, 2008 7:30am EDT
Dark City
"Dark City," the critically-acclaimed triumph from visionary director Alex Proyas (I, Robot, The Crow), is back with a brand new directors cut featuring enhanced picture and sound, never-before-seen footage and three commentary tracks that take you deeper than ever before into the world of one of sci-fis most exciting and revered tales.

When John Murdoch (Rufus Sewell) wakes with no memory at the scene of a grisly murder, he soon finds himself hunted by the police, a woman claiming to be his wife and a mysterious group of pale men who seem to control everything and everyone in the cit...
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Movie Adaptations: Why They Succeed Or Fail & The Direction They're Headed

July 15th, 2008 8:46am EDT
A History of Violence
Jaws. Ghost World. Eyes Wide Shut. A History of Violence. Road to Perdition. The Crow. Planet of the Apes. What do these seven movies have in common? It's a lesser known fact, in some cases more than others, but none of these movies were movies first. These, as with many other films, were adapted to the screen from other media.

Film adaptations have been made since the early days of cinema, but the last decade or so has seen a definite increase in their popularity, with the growing success and popularity of comic book adaptations to the ever quickening transition of best selling novels...
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Guyliner 2.0

March 19th, 2008 1:00pm EDT
Tokio Hotel
Okay, so Starpulse ran an article on February 21 titled "Guyliner: Hot Or Not? You Decide," but we left a number of big names off of that list-- enough, in fact, to make a second list of more men who publicly wear the dark penciling around their eyes.

Some find it sexy and attractive, while others find it downright disgraceful; but in either case there are plenty of guys doing it lately. While our first article may have taken a positive slant on the issue at hand, this writer is only creeped out by these men who are obviously more concerned with their image than anything else. Some a...
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Bai Ling Pleads Guilty To Disturbing The Peace

March 6th, 2008 9:55am EST
Bai Ling
Chinese actress Bai Ling has been fined $200 after pleading guilty to disturbing the peace in relation to her recent arrest on suspicion of shoplifting.

The Crow star was picked up by police on February 13th after walking into a terminal gift shop at Los Angeles International Airport and leaving with two magazines and a pack of batteries without paying for the goods, worth just $16.22.

The 37-year-old has since insisted the episode was just part of a "crazy day", blaming the incident on the pressures caused by the "huge problem" of breaking up with her boyfriend just before Vale...
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Bai Ling: 'Break-Up Caused Shoplifting'

February 15th, 2008 2:17pm EST
Bai Ling
Chinese movie star Bai Ling has blamed her recent arrest for shoplifting on 'boyfriend troubles'.

The Crow actress was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly walking into a terminal gift shop in Los Angeles International Airport - taking two celebrity magazines and a pack of batteries without paying for her goods - worth just $16.

However Ling insists the episode was just part of a "crazy day", telling E! News the shoplifting was caused by her having to cope with the "huge problem of breaking up with her boyfriend (before) Valentine's Day."

Ling, 37, was reportedly on her w...
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Bai Ling Arrested For Shoplifting

February 14th, 2008 2:53pm EST
Bai Ling
Chinese movie star Bai Ling has been arrested for shoplifting, after she was caught in the act at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday afternoon.

The Crow actress allegedly walked into a terminal gift shop at around 4.30pm and took two celebrity magazines and a pack of batteries, before casually leaving the store without paying for her goods - worth just $16. But Ling was spotted by an eagle-eyed store employee and placed under citizen's arrest.

Ling, who was reportedly "co-operative but crying", was taken to a nearby police station where she was booked for theft, acco...
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Jason Statham Wants 'Crow' Role

January 25th, 2008 8:37am EST
Jason Statham
Action man Jason Statham is urging studio executives to consider him for the lead in a planned remake of The Crow. Brandon Lee lost his life on the set of the 1994 cult film, when a prop gun was replaced with a real pistol for a shooting scene.

But the movie's controversy hasn't put Snatch star Statham off revisiting the role of Eric Draven.

He says, "There's talk of them redoing The Crow. That was a good movie. So, if that one comes my way, bang! There's so many comic book movies out there and most of the time there's only a handful of people who can do them any justice. Hopefu...
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Bai Ling Married New Love In Las Vegas?

July 5th, 2007 6:30pm EDT
Bai Ling
Chinese movie star Bai Ling announced her plans to marry her new boyfriend in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The 36-year-old has been dating her new unknown love for just a few weeks. When reporters for website TMZ.com spotted the couple on the streets of Sin City on Independence Day, the she revealed they were to wed in Las Vegas later in the day.

Ling said, "I met him a few weeks ago. We're marrying in Vegas today."

The Crow star's spokesperson has since said no wedding took place.

-Bai Ling Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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The Game Stars In 'Tournament Of Dreams,' On DVD April 24

April 19th, 2007 9:30pm EDT
Tournament Of Dreams
For some young adults, dreams may be all they have to live for, especially when living in the inner-city. Tournament Of Dreams is a touching American journey that follows six young ladies on the Woodlyn High School Lady Cavaliers Basketball Team as they strive to achieve their dreams, while facing the adversities of life head-on.

When the school's principal (Debbie Allen; A Different World, Fame, Everybody Hates Chris) is faced with the threat of having their basketball program canceled, the team and faculty members must go beyond a dream and search for a miracle to save their program...
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Bruce Lee Is Immortalized in Bosnia, Hong Kong

November 28th, 2005 2:50pm EST
Bruce Lee
Bosnia and Hong Kong honored martial arts legend Bruce Lee by unveiling statues of the icon on what would have been his 65th birthday. Lee passed away in 1973 while filming The Game of Death. Conspiracy theories surround his death, but he allegedly died from a cerebral edema. Lee is widely known for his films Fists of Fury, The Chinese Connection, Enter the Dragon, and Return of the Dragon, as well as for his portrayal of Kato on The Green Hornet.

Whatever the circumstances of his death, Lee's legend did not die with him. For several years thereafter, "new" films appeared composed o...
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