Sam Pressman, son of prolific producer Ed Pressman, talks about rebooting the 1994 basic as one thing that can “blow individuals away.”
Deadline lately caught up with producer Sam Pressman, the son of legendary indie Hollywood producer Ed Pressman. Their manufacturing firm, Pressman Film, has over 90 main movies listed on its resume. The checklist contains such famend films as Wall Street, American Psycho and the unique 1994 hit, The Crow. Sam Pressman now takes up the reins with the reboot of the famed James O’Barr graphic novel. This time, with It and John Wick: Chapter 4 star Bill Skarsgård as Eric Draven and Rupert Sanders within the director’s chair, Pressman is enthused with the movie and what it is going to be for his unbiased studio.
Pressman tells Deadline, “The Crow has been a really central and integral a part of our firm and I’m actually pleased with the progress and the work that has been completed. I feel the film is simply going to blow individuals away. Our companions need to strategy it in a really 360 means, whether or not it’s video video games, an animated collection or a universe, however it’s obtained this cosmic legacy that may broaden past a singular story.”
Pressman added, “We’re lastly at some extent the place we are able to actually discover these different avenues as a result of it’s such a singular property in that it’s not a studio movie, it’s not a Marvel movie – it’s form of an anti-Marvel movie. I’ve the very best hopes for that and I actually love what Molly Hassell has completed in pushing it up the hill and Rupert Sanders is such a visionary.”
Sam additionally talks about how he’ll honor his father’s legacy going ahead. Ed Pressman had handed earlier this 12 months, and the daddy/son group had a detailed relationship working within the movie trade. “It’s tragic that I don’t get to work with my dad anymore. But I felt like he actually ready me and at all times made me really feel like I’d be capable to proceed what he began. I need to be humble and strategy the trade like my dad did early in his profession by constructing alliances and never essentially pondering at the start about cash, however actually about how the story is king and the way the core of what we’re doing is a privilege.”