‘Lost’ actor Matthew Fox joins adaptation of Oni Press’ Billy Smoke

‘Lost’ star Matthew Fox is in negotiations to star in upcoming film ‘Billy Smoke,’ based on the Oni Press comic.


The film focuses on an elite hit man who, after a near fatal botched job, realises his only way to find redemption is to rid the world of all assassins.


No director or writer has been announced yet, but the film is being produced by Eric Gitter.


The film will see Fox set into a leading role having recently starred in both ‘Speed Racer’ and ‘Vantage Point’.


The comicbook series, written by B. Clay Moore and illustrated by Eric Kim, will be published by Oni Press next year.

 

EXTRAs: Oni’s other titles in development include ‘Return of King Doug,’ which will star and be produced by Ben Stiller, and ‘Scott Pilgrim,’ to be directed by Edgar Wright and star Michael Cera.