Jane Hammond has built a new life with her husband Bill "Ham" Hammond after being tormented by the Bishop Boys gang. She finds herself in the gang’s crosshairs once again when Ham stumbles home riddled with bullets after dueling with the Boys and their relentless leader, John. With the vengeful crew hot on Ham's trail, Jane has nowhere to turn but to her former fiance Dan Frost for help in defending her family against certain death. Haunted by old memories, Jane’s past meets the present in a heart-stopping battle for survival.
Ramsey complained about alleged fraudulent behavior of the producer during pre-production, mainly trying to force upon her an impossible schedule at the last minute while denying her final cut
The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2011 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year.
After numerous delays, the film was set to have its world premiere at the Parisian cinema UGC Normandie on November 16, 2015, followed by a wide release in France on November 25. However, following the terror attacks on the French capital on the night of November 13, both the premiere and press junket were canceled, and the wide release was delayed to an undisclosed, early 2016 date
Natalie Portman's character is called Jane Hammond. Portman played Jane Foster in the "Thor" films and her character in Closer (2004) presents herself as Jane Jones.
This is the 5th time that Gavin O'Connor has directed a film starring Noah Emmerich.
The fourth film which Natalie Portman has worked with Ewan McGregor. They previously starred in the "Star Wars" prequels. Portman as Padme Amidala and McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi.
This is Natalie Portman and Noah Emmerich's second film together. Their first film was Beautiful Girls (1996), almost twenty years prior when Portman was in her mid-teens and Emmerich was in his early '30s. They play husband and wife in this film.
The third film in which actors; Natalie Portman, Ewan Mcgregor, and Joel Edgerton have starred together. The first two being Star Wars Episodes II & III.
Natalie Portman plays Jane Hammond. In V for Vendetta (2005), her character's name is Evey Hammond, and in the Thor films, her character's name is Jane Foster.
Joel Edgerton previously starred with Natalie Portman and Ewan McGregor in "Star Wars" episodes II and III. Additionally, Joel's brother, Nash Edgerton, did stunt work for the Star Wars prequels. All four of them star together in "Jane Got a Gun.
The film which is considered to be a loose remake of "Hannie Caulder" is about a woman turning her to her former lover for help, when a gang kidnaps her husband. "Hannie Caulder" was about a vengeful woman who hires a bounty hunter to teach her to use a gun, so she can hunt down the three outlaws who raped her and murdered her husband
The film was shot in early 2013, but will finally be released in February 2016, nearly 3 years after filming took place. In the meantime actor Joel Edgerton wrote, directed, produced and released his own film The Gift (2015).
Michael Fassbender was originally cast as Dan Frost but he left the project after clashing with director Lynne Ramsay. After Fassbender departed the project, filming was set to begin the next week but Ramsay dropped the project and didn't arrive on the first day on set. Less than 25 hours later, Gavin O'Connor was hired to replace Ramsay and production was back on track.
This film is Natalie Portman and Ewan McGregor's first collaboration outside the Star Wars franchise. It is also the first time they starred in a film together in nearly a decade.
Bradley Cooper was cast as the villain but he was forced to drop out before he began filming due to scheduling conflicts. Tobey Maguire, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tom Hiddleston were considered to replace him. Jake Gyllenhaal declined the role.
Karen Gillan was considered for the role of Jane.
Michael Fassbender was originally cast as Dan Frost but he left the project after clashing with director Lynne Ramsay. After Fassbender departed the project, filming was set to begin the next week but Ramsay dropped the project and didn't arrive on the first day on set. Less than 25 hours later, Gavin O'Connor was hired to replace Ramsay and production was back on track
After Lynne Ramsay departed the project, Jude Law also left the project a day before shooting was scheduled to begin citing that 'he signed on to work with Ramsay'. Bradley Cooper was eventually tapped to replace Law
Originally, Michael Fassbender was cast as Dan Frost and Joel Edgerton as John Bishop. After filming was delayed, it created scheduling conflicts with Fassbender's X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). Fassbender dropped out and Edgerton took his place, and Jude Law signed on to play John Bishop
Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire and Jeff Bridges were considered to play John Bishop before Bradley Cooper was cast
Famed cinematographer Darius Khondji left the film in solidarity with Lynne Ramsay
Natalie Portman's character is called Jane Hammond. Natalie Portman played Jane Foster in the "Thor" films
Bradley Cooper was cast as the villain but he was forced to drop out before he began filming due to scheduling conflicts. Tobey Maguire, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tom Hiddleston were considered to replace him. Jake Gyllenhaal declined the role
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