Trailer: Tommy Lee Jones's "The Homesman"

By Garth Franklin Monday April 14th 2014 10:46PM

Tommy Lee Jones returns to the director's chair to helm and star in the western "The Homesman". Meryl Streep, Hailee Steinfeld, John Lithgow, Tim Blake Nelson, James Spader, William Fichtner and Jesse Plemons co-star. No release date has yet been announced.

An adaptation of Glendon Swarthout's novel, Jones plays a claim jumper who is given a daunting task by a pioneer woman (Hilary Swank) to escort three crazed young women (Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto and Sonja Richter) from Nebraska to Iowa.