'Aquaman' Star Jason Momoa Circling 'The Crow'

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The long-gestating Relativity project is based on the comic book about a murdered musician who returns from the dead.

Aquaman star Jason Momoa is in talks to star in Relativity's long-gestating remake of The Crow.

?Corin Hardy is directing the film, which is based on the comic book by James O’Barr. The project has been in development at Relativity, which recently emerged from bankruptcy, since 2012.

The 1994 original film starred Brandon Lee as a musician who is murdered while trying to save his fiancée from thugs. He is brought back from the dead by supernatural forces and seeks revenge. Lee was killed by a freak accident during production of the movie in 1993.

Momoa is playing Aquaman in the DC and Warner Bros. films. He made his first appearance in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and will next be seen in Justice League before starring in his solo Aquaman film, which is set to bow in 2018.

The actor also is starring in the Netflix series Frontier and the indie pic Braven. He is repped by APA, LINK Entertainment and Edelstein, Laird & Sobel.

Mashable first reported the news.