HomeFilmNews John C. McGinley in talks for ‘Cross’ Email Print +Talk +G+ +Tweets August 10, 2011 | 05:00AM PT Summit pic a reboot of Patterson novel Josh L. Dickey Film Editor @Variety_JLD John C. McGinley will order Tyler Perry around in “I, Alex Cross,” as the “Scrubs” star is in talks to play the chief of police in Summit Entertainment’s reboot of the James Patterson novels. McGinley joins Matthew Fox and Ed Burns in the Rob Cohen-directed pic. He’s repped by WME and attorney Kevin Morris of Morris Yorn. Filed Under: Alex CrossCI Alex CrossKevin Cross Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 Oscars: Modern Gadgetry, Dusted-Off Technology Highlight Cinematography Race ‘Suffragette’ Writer Didn’t Set Out to Make a Feminist Film Oscar Race Sees Flood of Female-Driven Pics Jim Gianopulos to Receive Producers Guild’s Milestone Award Variety Jobs Creative Development Coordinator Triptyk Studios, New York, New York Account/Project Coordinator (Ad Agency) Petrol Advertising, Burbank, California Media Specialist Bridgewater Associates, Westport, Connecticut Executive Director, Aspen Film Company Confidential, Aspen, Colorado Associate Director, YouTuber & Gamer Partnerships Save the Children, Fairfield, Connecticut See More Jobs Marketplace Leave a Reply No Comments Cancel reply Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications. Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.