Homesman, being financed and co-produced by EuropaCorp, sees an untrustworthy man and a spinster school teacher team up to transport three woman deemed crazy via ox-drawn wagon across the Western plains. Nelson will play a man who covets one of the three women and tries to steal her.
The movie already has a cast that includes Jones, Hilary Swank and Meryl Streep. Jones not only directs but wrote the screenplay with Kieran Fitzgerald and Wesley A. Oliver.
The movie will shoot in the spring in New Mexico.