Jonah Hex Debuts As Eighth Warner Premiere Motion Comics Series
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About the Film
Based on the legendary character from the graphic novels, “Jonah Hex” is an epic adventure thriller about one man’s personal quest for redemption against the vast canvas of the battle between good and evil. The film stars Academy Award® nominee Josh Brolin (“Milk”), two-time Academy Award® nominee John Malkovich (“In the Line of Fire,” “Places in the Heart”), Megan Fox (“Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”), Michael Fassbender (“Inglourious Basterds”), Will Arnett (“Blades of Glory”) and Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon (“Revolutionary Road”). Warner Bros. Pictures presents in Association with Legendary Pictures a Mad Chance/Weed Road Production, “Jonah Hex.” Jimmy Hayward (“Horton Hears a Who”) directs the film, marking his live-action directorial debut. The screenplay is by Neveldine & Taylor (“Crank”) from a story by William Farmer and Neveldine & Taylor, based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. The film is produced by Academy Award® winner Akiva Goldsman (“A Beautiful Mind”) and Andrew Lazar (“Get Smart”). Matt Le Blanc, John Goldstone, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, William Fay and Ravi Mehta serve as executive producers, with Richard Middleton, Margot Lulick and Miri Yoon co-producing. “Jonah Hex” is slated to open June 18, 2010, and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. www.Jonah-Hex.com
About DC Comics
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com.