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B1GM13
03-18-2010, 07:47 PM
Oscar winner reportedly joins Bruce Willis in game-to-film.


Kane & Lynch (http://uk.movies.ign.com/objects/884/884973.html) screenwriter Kyle Ward reportedly Tweeted (http://twitter.com/kyle_ward) yesterday that Oscar winner Jamie Foxx (http://uk.stars.ign.com/objects/912/912236.html) has been cast opposite Bruce Willis (http://uk.stars.ign.com/objects/912/912513.html) in the feature film version of the videogame.

The news was soon picked up by Deadline New York (http://www.deadline.com/2010/03/foxx-joins-willis-in-kane-lynch/#more-28874), although it appears that Ward has since deleted the Foxx posting (http://twitter.com/kyle_ward/status/10651363443). Deadline says Foxx will play the unhinged James Lynch (http://uk.stars.ign.com/objects/142/14258090.html) opposite Willis as his partner Kane, with filming said to begin this August.

Simon Crane will direct for Millennium Films and Lionsgate.

source - ign.com

Tussell
03-18-2010, 10:08 PM
Lynch was definitely not black... What the hell?

HacksawDoomx187
03-18-2010, 10:54 PM
What?!? I was really hoping they'd stay true to the character. In other words white with long hair and a beard. I could see Paul Giamatti pulling off the look or maybe even Steve Buscemi.

Tussell
03-18-2010, 11:06 PM
I'd much prefer Steve Buscemi!

HacksawDoomx187
03-19-2010, 03:32 AM
I'd much prefer Steve Buscemi!

I think he would be perfect for a sociopathic role such as Lynch. I remember playing through the game and thinking of Steve Buscemi in Living in Oblivion (appearance-wise).

A Satyr
03-19-2010, 03:36 AM
Just yesterday i was reading on imdb that michael bhein (or whatever) was going to be lynch, he would be great! Jamie fox you gotta be shittin me...

elephantd
03-19-2010, 03:39 AM
Early April Fools? please?