anyone familiar with this title? Of course you are, we previously reported
that Tommy Lee Jones
co-wrote, will direct and star in the upcoming western
, and that some seriously good cast is already on board! Now, we’re here to add another great name, ’cause we’ve just learned that young & sweet Hailee Steinfeld
has joined the whole thing as well…
star joins previously announced Meryl Streep
, Hilary Swank
, James Spader
, John Lithgow
and Tim Blake Nelson
in a story that is set in 1855 Nebraska and follows:
…an untrustworthy man and a spinster school teacher who team up to transport three women deemed crazy via ox-drawn wagon across the Western plains.
Jones is set to play that untrustworthy man, Swank will star as the above mentioned teacher, and according to the latest reports – Steinfeld comes on board to play character named Tabitha Hutchinson, a simple-minded, poor and barefoot teenager.
and Wesley Oliver
co-wrote the script with Tommy Lee Jones
, who will also produce the project alongside Michael Fitzgerald for Ithaca Pictures
, Peter Brant, and Luc Besson for EuropaCorp
We’ll keep an eye on The Homesman
, stay tuned for more updates!