Summit Entertainment to Distribute I, Alex Cross

Summit Entertainment has picked up the James Patterson adaptation I, Alex Cross, starring Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox, and Ed Burns. The character Tyler Perry will portray, Alex Cross, has been portrayed by Morgan Freeman in two films: Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. As for the rest of the cast, Fox is playing the villain and Burns is playing Cross’s partner. Paramount released the last two films, with Kiss the Girls making $60 million and Along Came a Spider making $74 million, and were interested in this one but lost out to Summit.

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