Daniel Craig in talks for Cowboys & Aliens

Daniel Craig has reportedly been offered the lead the role in comic book adaptation Cowboys & Aliens.

 

According to Collider, Craig is the frontrunner to replace Robert Downey Jr, who dropped out to work on a Sherlock Holmes sequel.

 


The story centres on Zeke Jackson, a Western settler who teams up with Apache Indians when aliens crash in their city

 

Iron Man helmer Jon Favreau is on board to steer the project from a script by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Damon Lindelof.
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