Let me preface this
BUT HE NEEDS TO STAY AWAY FROM 'THE CROW.' What is he thinking? Yes, playing Eric Draven would be a significant departure from anything he's done thus far. But 'The Crow' is iconic! Nobody should try to recreate the amazingness that Brandon Lee achieved. Brandon Lee is Eric Draven, always and forever. Not even Johnny Depp, as awesome as he'd be, should go anywhere near a 'Crow' remake. Ever.
I realize this is probably coming across as a hysterical outburst by someone who takes 'The Crow' way too seriously. Sure, I'm a 'Crow' fanatic; I'll cop to that. But that's exactly why the studios should be paying attention to rambling loonies like me. Who do they think is going to shell out money to see a 'Crow' remake? Bradley Cooper fans? I think not. I'm the target demo, and I know I'm not alone in my outrage.
As an attempt to give this rant some semblance of credibility, here's a list of 20 reasons why casting Bradley Cooper as Eric Draven is a terrible idea.