Adam Beach Set for Favreau’s Cowboys & Aliens


Adam Beach (Flags of Our Fathers, “Big Love”) has signed on to star in Jon Favreau’s Cowboys & Aliens.

He’ll be joining a cast that includes Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Noah Ringer, Paul Dano, Keith Carradine, Clancy Brown and Ana de la Reguera.

Favreau is set to begin shooting the DreamWorks release this summer from a script by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof. The graphic novel adaptation is scheduled to open on July 29, 2011.

Beach will play the role of Nat Colorado, a half-Apache who works for Ford’s character (Woodrow Dollarhyde).

Imagine Entertainment’s Brian Grazer and Ron Howard are producing with Steven Spielberg and Platinum Studios CEO Scott Mitchell Rosenberg. Orci and Kurtzman also are producers.