Jane Got A Gun is unfortunately more intriguing for whether they’ve managed to pull it back from the mess it threatened to become than the movie itself. After ages in development the whole thing nearly collapsed the day before production was due to start when director Lynn Ramsey decided to quit.
That led to delays, a musical chairs casting roulette and Warrior’s Gavin O’Connor stepping in to helm.
However the movie is now in the can and heading to cinemas in the US in September, although no UK date is currently set, and the first images have now arrived.
Natalie Portman stars as the title character, whose husband (Noah Emmerich) comes home riddled with bullet wounds. When the band of outlaws of shot him comes to Jane’s farm to finish the job, she seeks help from a former lover (Joel Edgerton) to ward off these gunmen. Ewan McGregor is playing the leader of the bad guys, with Boyd Holbrook as his younger brother.
Take a look at the first pics above and below. [Read more…]