Wednesday, March 04, 2009

More Jonah Hex movie news

and this it is pretty and it ain't at the same time:
Transformers " hottie Megan Fox is taking her career to Western and underwater frontiers.

Fox is in final negotiations to join Josh Brolin and John Malkovich in "Jonah Hex," Warner Bros.' action Western based on the DC Comics character . She also is attached to star in and develop "Fathom," Fox Atomic 's comic book-based underwater adventure .

In "Hex," Fox will play Leila, a gun-wielding beauty and love interest of Hex (Brolin), a scarred bounty hunter tracking a voodoo practitioner (Malkovich) who wants to raise an army of undead to liberate the South. The movie is preparing for a shoot in April, with Jimmy Hayward directing.

This means that not only are they going with the Vertigo idea, they are jumping back to a crappy script from 1997. Yippee, give us something from 12 years ago. This kinds conflict with Malkovich being Turnbull, but it's Hollywood, so Turnbull is probably a voodoo daddy now.

I'm gonna go throw up now.


Sleestak said...

Why, oh why couldn't they have made this (or Caleb Hammer) when Eastwood was young enough for it?

SallyP said...

Leila? What the heck kind of name is that for a mid-19th century woman?

She's probably not even going to wear a corset!

I'm also pretty sure that I really don't want zombies in a western, dagnabit.

Sea_of_Green said...

Yeah, the movie news really hasn't been as exciting as it should be, has it? :-( Still, maybe we'll all end up being pleasantly surprised by the end products. I hope so.

Dwayne "the canoe guy" said...
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McK said...

According to Jimmy Palmiotti, the casting news is correct but the part about Trumball being a voodoo priest is not.

Sounds good to me, then.