Matthew Fox will be playing the bad guy in the detective thriller I, Alex Cross. Based on the James Patterson book, this looks to be a prequel to Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. Fox will play the “Butcher of Sligo,” Matthew Sullivan. After Cross thwarts one of his killing attempts, Sullivan targets Cross’ wife as retribution.
QED is producing this reboot of the film franchise, with Rob Cohen directing and Tyler Perry taking over for Morgan Freeman in the role of Alex Cross.