Evan Jones Opens “The Book of Eli”

Evan Jones (“Jarhead,” “October Road”) is set to star in Warner Bros.’ futuristic western “The Book of Eli” says The Hollywood Reporter

In “Eli,” Jones will play the leader of a quartet of bikers who tussle with Eli (Denzel Washington).

Gary Oldman, Jennifer Beals and Mila Kunis also star in the Joel Silver-produced film which Albert and Allen Hughes (“From Hell”) are directing.

Jones will also join Maya Entertainment’s independent drama “Tragic” as an old friend of James (Ryan O’Nan) who works in a slaughterhouse. June Raphael, Melissa Leo and America Ferrera also star.