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The Crow reboot comes close to casting its main villain, top Dollar…

May 21st, 2015 by Marc Comments

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It looks like Oblivion star Andrea Riseborough is in talks to play Top Dollar, the villain in the upcoming The Crow reboot…

The movie, directed by Corin Hardy will star Jack Huston as Eric Draven and has been penned by Claire Wilson based on James O’Barr’s original graphic novel.


But, here’s the controversial bit – Top Dollar in the original movie and novel was a man and played by Michael Wincott in the Brandon Lee 1994 movie (below).

We really like Riseborough and have no doubt she could play a great villain, but we get the feeling the purists aren’t going to be impressed and might call stunt-casting.

what do you all think?

Source: Deadline


Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….