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Tommy Lee Jones to Write, Direct, Everything in The Homesman

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 03:  Actor Tommy Lee Jones poses at a photo call for Columbia Pictures' "Men In Black 3" at the Four Seasons Hotel on May 3, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

After he passes the baton to a younger Agent K in Men In Black III later this month, Tommy Lee Jones will be devoted to writing, directing, producing, and starring in period picture The Homesman. The only thing he won't do is make tomato bruschetta for the craft services spread. Jones takes other requests. Variety writes that the story follows a "pioneer woman and a claim-jumping rascal of a man (Jones) who usher three insane women on an odyssey from Nebraska to Iowa, braving the elements along the way." Perhaps Hailee Steinfeld could turn on some crazy for a role.

Photo: Kevin Winter/2012 Getty Images