Sam Rockwell to ride in 'Cowboys and Aliens'
By Adnan Tezer May 4, 2010, 21:26 GMT
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Sam Rockwell will join up again with director Jon Favreau in another comic book film adaptation, DreamWorks' "Cowboys and Aliens."
Rockwell joins a cast that includes Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde and Harrison Ford.
Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Damon Lindelof wrote the script.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, shooting begins in June.
The story, based on a Platinum Studios graphic novel, focuses on cowboys and Indians joining forces against alien invaders.
Rockwell will play a bar owner named Doc who joins up in the alien hunt.
Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer are producing along with Scott Mitchell Rosenberg.
Rockwell plays arms manufacturer Justin Hammer in the Favreau-directed "Iron Man 2."