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Jonah Hex

Release Date: June 18, 2010

March 3, 2009
Megan Fox lines up two projects

Megan Fox will star in Fathom and is in final talks to star in Jonah Hex. The former is a comic book adaptation about a woman named Aspen who learns she can control water. The latter, co-starring Josh Brolin and John Malkovich, has Fox playing Leila, love interest to Hex (Brolin).
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

February 11, 2009
John Malkovich squares off with Josh Brolin

John Malkovich will star opposite Josh Brolin in Jimmy Hayward's Jonah Hex. In the movie, Malkovich will play wealthy plantation owner Turnbull, whose son is killed during the Civil War. The man blames the death on Hex (Brolin), a former soldier-turned-gunslinger. Production begins in April.
Source: Variety

January 7, 2009
Jimmy Hayward replaces departed directors

Horton Hears a Who! helmer Jimmy Hayward will take over directing duties on Jonah Hex for Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, who bowed out in November due to creative differences. In the project, Josh Brolin is attached to star as the title character, a gunslinger whose adventures always end in blood.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

November 23, 2008
Directing team leaves DC Comics project

Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor will no longer direct Jonah Hex. The duo, who wrote the screenplay, dropped out to due creative differences. The studio is now moving quickly to find a replacement director to keep Josh Brolin in the fold as the project's star.
Source: Variety

October 12, 2008
Josh Brolin joins comic adaptation

Josh Brolin is in negotiations to star in Jonah Hex, a Warner Bros. project based on the DC Comics property. Crank writer-directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor will handle scripting and directing duties.
Source: Variety

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