Jason Momoa and Byung-Hun Lee (“G.I. Joe”) are in negotiations to join the all-star cast of “The Magnificent Seven” remake at MGM.
The pair would join a cast that includes Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Wagner Moura and Haley Bennett who all have roles in the western remake.
Bennett plays a woman who hires a disparate group of gunslingers to protect her town from rampaging bandits. John Lee Hancock and Nic Pizzolatto penned the script.
Momoa will play one of the movie’s villains, not the main robber baron antagonist though whom has yet to be cast. Lee plays a character named Billy Rocks. Antoine Fuqua is directing and filming begins late May.