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John Malkovich Starring in Jonah Hex February 12, 2009 4:45 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Casting, DC Comics, Jonah Hex, Movies, News.
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jonahhex-010709John Malkovich has been added to the cast of Jimmy Hayward’s adaptation of the comic book Jonah Hex, co-starring with Josh Brolin.  According to Variety, Malkovich will be playing Quentin Turnbull, a wealthy Southern plantation owner whose son is killed by Union soldiers during the Civil War. Hayward will be directing based on a script by Crank writers Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor.


Jimmy Hayward to direct Jonah Hex January 7, 2009 2:10 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Jonah Hex, Movies, News.
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jonahhex-010709Horton Hears a Who! director Jimmy Hayward, has been tapped by Warner Bros. to make his live-action debut with Jonah Hex, the western based on the DC Comics character.  Hayward replaces Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, who were previously on board as directors.  The duo left the project in November over creative differences.  They also wrote the script.

Production is expected to begin in March or April.  Josh Brolin is still attached to star.

Source: THR