“Transformers” babe Megan Fox is in final negotiations to star in two comic book adaptations – the action western “Jonah Hex” for Warner Bros. Pictures and the underwater adventure “Fathom” for Fox Atomic reports the trades.
‘Hex’ will have Fox playing Leila, a gun-wielding beauty and love interest of Hex (Josh Brolin), a scarred bounty hunter tracking a voodoo practitioner (John Malkovich) who wants to raise an army of undead to liberate the South.
Directed by Jimmy Hayward, shooting kicks off next month with Andrew Lazar and Akiva Goldsman producing.
“Fathom” follows a young woman named Aspen who learns she is a member of a race of aquatic humanoids who possess the ability to control water.
“Prince of Persia” game creator Jordan Mechner is adapting recently deceased artist Michael Turner’s comic. Peter Safran is producing with Steve Bessen and Brian Austin Green.