John Malkovich has joined the likes of Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Brendan Gleeson, Robin Wright Penn and Crispin Glover in Robert Zemeckis’ upcoming Beowulf adaptation, according to Dark Horizons. In the film, Malkovich’s role is that of “a sort of advisor to the King. But I don’t have the newest script which will be on my desk when I am back in France. It’s not definitive [that Malkovich is in it]. But it is very likely.” Sony Screen Gems’ adaptaion was written by Roger Avary and Neil Gaiman. The oldest written English language myth. A Scandinavian warrior takes on the legendary monster, Grendel.