by Susana Polo | 2:04 pm, March 19th, 2013
I’m interested in the putative The Sixth Gun adaptation for a number of reasons. I mean, the fact that it’s a paranormal western featuring fantasy tropes from the undead to the mythical thunderbirds doesn’t hurt it much. But it also prominently features a young female character with what promises to be a hero’s journey of a story arc from farm girl to gunslinger. Laura Ramsey has been tapped to fill that lead role of Becky Montcrief, who winds up allying herself with shifty gunslinger Drake Sinclair and his friend Bill John O’Henry for protection and help putting the terrible secrets and powers of the Six guns to rest.
Naturally, any good western has its unambiguously evil gunslingers as well, and one of them, Missy Hume, “widow” of the undead General Oliander Bedford Hume, was cast this week.READ MORE