IRON MAN 2 director Jon Favreau is eyeing COWBOYS AND ALIENS as his next project reports Variety
. Favreau may find himself working yet again, with Robert Downey Jr., who has been attached to the DreamWorks/Universal project since 2008.
LOST’s Damon Lindelof will re-team with Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (STAR TREK 2). The threesome are penning the C and A script based on the Platinum Studios Comics graphic novel.
Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer and Ron Howard will produce alongside Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks and Universal will co-finance. A summer 2010 production start is expected.
COWBOYS AND ALIENS was acquired by Universal and DreamWorks in 1997.