Earlier this week, we began to hear rumblings about potential reshoots on Jonah Hex, the Warner Bros. produced comic book adaptation about a supernatural gunslinger (played by Josh Brolin). But there wasn’t anything substantial to go on, and the process of reshoots is nothing new. A lot of movies have reshoots. And chances are, something just needed to be touched up.

That was the case until the folks at Bloody Disgusting filed a new report yesterday, saying that director Francis Lawrence (I Am Legend, Constantine) has been brought in as a consultant to help director Jimmy Hayward finish up the film. Their inside source is telling them that WB is prepping for “a few new weeks” of shooting, but did not provide details as to which actors are being called back to the set, etc.

So what does it all mean? The scary part of this story is that another director has been brought in to consult. There’s a chance that this is an innocent event, perhaps Hayward asked Lawrence to join him and provide some input. On the flipside, Lawrence has a longstanding relationship with Warner Bros. and could very well be there at the studio’s request. This could be a situation similar to Richard Donner closely consulting with Gavin Hood on the Wolverine reshoots last year. And we all know how that turned out.

With the nature of these reshoots still unknown, it’s hard to say how it will effect the final product. What we do know is that there may just be cause for concern…

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