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Peter Sarsgaard to torment Denzel Washington's 'Magnificent Seven'

Peter Sarsgaard to torment Denzel Washington's 'Magnificent Seven'

Peter Sarsgaard may want to get fitted for his black hat. The actor is in final negotiations to play the lead villain in Sony and MGM's "Magnificent Seven," The Times has confirmed. Sarsgaard, 44, would play a robber baron calling the shots in director Antoine Fuqua's remake of the 1960 Western about a band of gunslingers hired to protect an oppressed town from outlaws. Variety first reported the news. Whereas the original "Magnificent Seven" — itself a remake of Akira Kurosawa's "Seven Samurai" — starred Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson, Fuqua's version would pit Sarsgaard and his henchmen against Denzel...

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