The ''Lost'' star is in negotiations to star in a movie version of the forthcoming comic ''Billy Smoke''

(FROM THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) — Matthew Fox is in negotiations to take the lead role in an adaptation of B. Clay Moore’s upcoming comic-book series Billy Smoke, about a hit man on a mission to kill every other assassin in the world. The series will be published in late 2009. Warner Bros. has optioned it as a potential vehicle for the Lost star, who recently appeared in the studio’s Speed Racer. (The Hollywood Reporter)