UPDATE, 3:40 PM: They are moving quickly on The Crow. Relativity Media set F. Javier Gutierrez to direct the film. Gutierrez helmed Before The Fall.
EARLIER EXCLUSIVE, 2:24 PM: Days after Relativity Media and The Weinstein Company buried the hatchet and dropped lawsuits on the remake of The Crow, Jesse Wigutow is making a deal to write the script. The original was distributed by the Weinsteins at Miramax back in 1994 and grossed $50.6M domestic. Wigutow has Irreparable Harm set up at HBO Films, recently rewrote Robert Ludlum’s The Osterman Weekend for Summit, and has Age Inappropriate with Offspring at Universal. He recently scripted a Steve McQueen biopic for Cross Creek’s Brian Oliver, based on the book Steve McQueen: Portrait Of An American Rebel. The scribe is repped by UTA, Warren Dern, and Benderspink.