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Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire and Jeff Bridges May Replace Jude Law in 'Jane Got a Gun'

March 22, 2013 (8:04 am) GMT
Anyone chosen to replace Jude Law will portray the villain in the indie western opposite Natalie Portman and Joel Edgerton.

As the search to find 's replacement in "" begins, a few names surface as potential candidates. They are "" male lead , Sam Raimi's "" star , and "" actor .

Anyone chosen to fill in the vacant slot left by the "" actor is expected to play the main villain in the indie drama western. According to L.A. Times, director Gavin O'Connor is looking for an actor with an international brand "who also looks good in a hat."

Law withdrew himself from the movie simply because he was signed on to work with director Lynne Ramsay. The female filmmaker reportedly didn't show up on the first day of filming. Rumor has it, she actually left the project two days prior due to personal issues.

will play the heroine named Jane Hammond, and will be her sidekick Dan Frost. The story revolves around the farmer wife of an outlaw husband who, after his gang turns on him, must defend herself with the help of an old lover.

Edgerton was tapped to replace , who was previously attached to co-star the "" leading lady as the old lover but bailed out due to scheduling conflicts.

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