The Best Cormac McCarthy Villain Hasn’t Been Brought to the Screen Yet

Fans of great literature and movies alike were mourning this past Tuesday with the passing of one of America’s great authors, Cormac McCarthy.

McCarthy was perhaps most well known for his breakout novel All the Pretty Horses and the Coen Brothers’ helmed movie adaptation of his neo Western No Country for Old Men (2007).

McCarthy even wrote a screenplay for a feature himself in The Counselor to a mix of reviews.

It’s easy to take the position that Anton Chigurh, played by Javier Bardem in No Country for Old Men may be one of the greatest villains to grace the screen.

Yet, there is a Cormac McCarthy villain audiences have yet to see brought to film that may just dethrone Chigurh from that title.

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