Thursday, February 12, 2009

John Malkovich Is Set For A Showdown With Jonah Hex

John Malkovich has joined the cast of Jonah Hex as the films villain Turnbull which will begin production in April, variety reports.

Malkovich will play Turnbull, a wealthy Southern plantation owner whose son is killed by Union soldiers during the Civil War. He blames Hex, a former confederate soldier-turned-hardened bounty hunter and gunslinger.

Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!) is directing the script by Crank screenwriters Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, Josh Brolin is playing Jonah Hex.