A new biopic about George Jones is getting closer to reality with the announcement that Oscar-nominated actor Josh Brolin will be playing the singer in the upcoming No Show Jones.

Jones' widow Nancy says that screenwriter Alan Wenkus who is himself an Oscar nominee this year as a co-writer on Straight Outta Compton, is currently working on the script. And, another Oscar nominee has been tapped to play Jones' third wife Tammy Wynette.

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Jessica Chastain was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in both The Help and Zero Dark Thirty. At this point, No Show Jones is a working title and a director and release date have not yet been announced.

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