Los Angeles: Samuel L. Jackson is in talks to star as Mr.Barron in 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'.

Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson. Pic/AFP

Barron is the villain in the Tim Burton's upcoming directorial venture, reports aceshowbiz.com.

Eva Green has been roped in to portray the titular character, while Asa Butterfield is cast in the lead role of a 16-year-old boy named Jacob.

The film is expected to release March 4, 2016.