The Hollywood Reporter is stating that the Prometheus actress will be taking the female lead in the Blazing Saddles-like comedy which sees MacFarlane as a cowardly farmer who –
meets the wife of a notorious outlaw who offers to teach him how to shoot, the farmer at first sees a chance to win back his love but slowly falls for the woman. Complications ensue when the outlaw returns and reclaims his woman.
In addition to starring, MacFarlane will also be directing and has co-written the script with Ted and Family Guy writers Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild.
The Reporter is stating that the production is looking at a May start of production.