Matt Damon signs up for `The Magnificent Seven` remake
Washington: Matt Damon has reportedly signed on for the upcoming remake of classic Western movie ‘The Magnificent Seven’. Meanwhile, Tom Cruise is said to have agreed to appear as one of the gang of gunslingers in the adaptation of John Sturges’ 1960 film.
Damon is set to star alongside him as ‘Vin’, the character Steve MCQueen played in the original.
"MGM are throwing big money at the film and wanted some top names to fill the main parts. You can’t get much bigger than Cruise and Damon,” a website has quoted a source as telling a leading daily.