Date: 20th November 2002
Dennis Quaid is taking over the role Russell Crowe was to have played in The Alamo.
He joins Billy Bob Thornton in the film which is being directed by John Lee Hancock, who worked with Quaid on The Rookie.
Crowe was to have played the role of Sam Houston when the film was being made by Ron Howard. But both dropped out earlier in the year.
Houston will now be played by Quaid with Thornton taking on the role of Davy Crockett
Source: Press Release