Abigail Spencer rides with 'Cowboys'

'Mad Men' actress joins Favreau project
Pamela McClintock
July 2, 2010

Abigail Spencer ("Mad Men," "Hawthorne") is saddling up for Jon Favreau's sci-fi Western "Cowboys and Aliens," from DreamWorks Studios and Universal.

Spencer will play the former lover of Daniel Craig's character. Pic also stars Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell and Paul Dano.

Michael Bay's Platinum Studio is producing the film, currently shooting in New Mexico and set to open July 29, 2011. Producers are Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Steven Spielberg and Platinum's Mitchell Rosenberg. Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, also producers, penned the script with Damon Lindelof.

Spencer is repped by ICM and Untitled.