is stepping in to save the day and replace Jude Law
in Gavin O’Connor
‘s western, Jane Got a Gun
. Jude Law dropped out of the project last month, just one day after original director Lynne Ramsay
abruptly left the project on the first day of shooting, because he had joined the project specifically to work with her.
Jude Law himself was a last-minute replacement, boarding the project last month to take over for Michael Fassbender
Written by Brian Duffield, the story follows Jane (Natalie Portman
), a young wife whose husband comes home riddled with bullet wounds, clinging on to dear life. She seeks the help of an ex-lover (Joel Edgerton
) when the outlaw (Bradley Cooper) who shot her husband comes back to finish off the job.
Jane Got a Gun comes to theaters in 2013 and also stars Rodrigo Santoro
, River Shields
, Kristen Rakes
and Jacob Browne