Gibson takes the helm on the project which he co-wrote with Bryan Bagby. Details of who Fassbender, Dinklage or Foxx will play have not been disclosed.
The original epic western was directed by Sam Peckinpah and starred William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O’Brien, Warren Oates, Jaime Sánchez and Ben Johnson. It followed an ageing outlaw gang on the Mexico–United States border trying to adapt to the changing modern world of 1913, but things get complicated when they are pursued by a posse led by a former partner they double-crossed.
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‘The Wild Bunch’ was noted for its intricate, multi-angle, quick-cut editing using normal and slow-motion images, a revolutionary cinema