"The Avengers" villain Tom Hiddleston may be shedding his Loki robes to don the black garb of "The Crow."
According to The Wrap, the English actor is in early talks to play Eric Draven in Relativity Media's upcoming reimagining of the 1994 film.
Hiddleston recently dined with the film's producers and will soon undergo a makeup test for the reboot, the website reported.
Producers on the new film were drawn to the actor's ability to "project both a light and dark side," according to The Wrap.
Production on the reboot is scheduled to begin in the fall.
The '90s big screen version of "The Crow" (based on James O'Barr's comic book series) starred Brandon Lee, who passed away after suffering an accidental gunshot wound while filming a scene for the movie.
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