Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood) and Kate Bosworth join James Marsden in Screen Gem's Straw Dogs, a remake of Sam Peckinpah's 1971 original starring Dustin Hoffman. According to Variety, Marsden plays a Hollywood screenwriter who moves with his actress wife (Bosworth) to her Mississippi hometown, where her once big-shot high school boyfriend (Skarsgard) tries to win her back. Rod Lurie (Nothing But the Truth) is writing and directing. Production is slated to begin in August.
Posted July 16 2009 — 12:41 PM EDT
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