My guess? He saw a sketch of the make-up he was going to have to wear and fled the building.
No, apparently it’s down to “scheduling conflicts”, and here’s the kicker: the scheduling conflict in question is the upcoming adaptation of John Milton’s Paradise Lost, which is being helmed by the director of the original Crow movie, Alex Proyas. Is it coincidence, or something more? Proyas has been down on the remake of his film from the very beginning. In an interview with DigitalSpy.com, he had this to say: