This year alone, you can see Peter Fonda as Mephistopheles in Ghost Rider, Damien Blade in Wild Hogs, Byron McElroy in 3:10 to Yuma, Alfred in Japan ... plus a role in a miniseries called The Gathering. Now MTV has heard that he is going beyond the likes of Wild Hogs, which is a logical jump considering his love affair with roaring bikes, and even further into the realm of family fare. The Easy Rider star told the site that he's getting ready for a role in a family film this October called A Handful of Beans -- a movie that he describes as "sweet, wonderful and bizarre."

According to Fonda, "It's a fairy-tale fable type of a story, a G-rated film. I like the fact that I'll do a G-film." A Handful of Beans will be a modern-day take on famous fables and borrow from films like Shrek, but in a live-action setting. Unfortunately, he has no idea who is in it with him: "I haven't the foggiest idea. But I'm in it." Nor did he share what sort of role he has. While Fonda says there's an allusion to Jack and the Beanstalk, it seems this is not the adaptation that Erik Davis told us about at the beginning of August. If you had to cast the actor as a famous, fabled figure, who would it be?
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