Deadline is reporting that Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring) and Matthew Fox (Lost) have joined Kurt Russell and Richard Jenkins on the cannibal themed Western, Bone Tomahawk.
Patrick Wilson and Matthew Fox have joined Kurt Russell and Richard Jenkins in Caliber Media’s Bone Tomahawk, the brutal tale of four men attempting to rescue a group of captives from a band of cannibals who live on the edge of civilization. Wilson will play Arthur O’Dwyer, a thoughtful cowboy whose rise to the foreman position of a cattle outfit is interrupted by an unfortunate accident that reshapes his life in unforeseen ways. Fox has the role of John Brooder, an eloquent gentleman whose whose dark inclinations have put him and his polished weapons at the very edge of the western frontier.
S. Craig Zahler wrote and is making his directorial debut with Bone Tomahawk, which Caliber’s Dallas Sonnier and Jack Heller are producing. Zahler previously wrote the Black List script The Brigands Of Rattleborge and has an adaptation of his crime novel Mean Business set up at Warner Bros. He’s also a novelist who followed his debut Western novel A Congregation of Jackals with the horror Western novel Wraiths Of The Broken Land. Financing on Bone Tomahawk came together with Caliber and The Fyzz Facility’s Wayne Marc Godfrey, Robert Jones and David Gilbery who are exec producing. CAA and UTA are selling domestic rights while Celluloid Dreams handles foreign.