Walter Goggins Cast in COWBOYS & ALIENS

Jon Favreau's Cowboys & Aliens just added itself another great cast member! Looks like Walter Goggins will spend some time fighting off aliens in the old west! Goggins credits include TV shows such as The Shield and Justified which he's been amazing in. He will also co-star in the upcoming film Predators. This guy is a fun actor to watch, and I'm looking forward to see what role he plays in Cowboys & Aliens

He joins Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, Noah Ringer and Sam Rockwell in the the film. The movie is set to open in theaters on July 29, 2011, and it was written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Damon Lindelof and here's the story they are going to tell.

1873. Arizona Territory. A stranger (Craig) with no memory of his past stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don't welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets unless ordered to do so by the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde (Ford). It's a town that lives in fear.

But Absolution is about to experience fear it can scarcely comprehend as the desolate city is attacked by marauders from the sky. Screaming down with breathtaking velocity and blinding lights to abduct the helpless one by one, these monsters challenge everything the residents have ever known.

Now, the stranger they rejected is their only hope for salvation. As this gunslinger slowly starts to remember who he is and where he's been, he realizes he holds a secret that could give the town a fighting chance against the alien force. With the help of the elusive traveler Ella (Olivia Wilde), he pulls together a posse comprised of former opponents—townsfolk, Dolarhyde and his boys, outlaws and Apache warriors—all in danger of annihilation. United against a common enemy, they will prepare for an epic showdown for survival.

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