By Joshua Rich
Updated March 04, 2009 at 08:59 AM EST

In-demand actress Megan Fox (Transformers) will star in and produce Fathom, an adaptation of Michael Turner’s comic book, Variety reports. Fox would play a young woman who discovers that she has special aquatic abilities and is a member of an underwater race of beings.

Meanwhile, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox is in final negotiations to appear alongside Josh Brolin and John Malkovich in the DC Comics Western adaptation Jonah Hex.