The one who would become Aquaman almost took over the role played before him by Brandon Lee.
He certainly would have made a perfect Eric Draven. Pictures of the tests Jason mamoa to play The Crow have leaked online in recent days. Because right after exploding in Game Of Thrones, the actor who will become Aquaman shortly after was in the starting blocks to take the title role of this reboot of the adaptation of the comics.
We find him fully made up and dressed in these short videos filmed in a gothic setting, that filmmaker Ryan Unicomb posted on Twitter over the weekend. A new version of The Crow, which was to be realized by Corin Hardy (The Hallow) and which therefore fell into the water.
Here’s the rest of the footage. There’s always been some confusion around if it’s from before he was cast or not. I’ve personally never been able to confirm but perhaps @corinhardy can ?! #TheCrow #JasonMomoa https://t.co/3QOXCRZnaU pic.twitter.com/saY1WXaf4U
– Ryan (@itsRyanUnicomb) November 26, 2021
Indeed, Jason momoa was already not the first choice, as Luke Evans and then Jack Huston were first cast before leaving the role in 2014. Then the rights to the character moved from Relativity Media to Sony in 2015 and the film remained in limbo, before Hardy and Momoa abandoned the project for good in 2018.