Jeremy Renner Will Star In and Produce a Doc Holliday Movie Once He Wraps “Avengers: Infinity War”


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has optioned a pair of novels about legendary gunslinger  that will be developed as a starring vehicle for two-time Oscar nominee , who will also produce the untitled film.

PalmStar optioned ’s books Doc and Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral, which together chronicle Holliday’s life from Atlanta-based dentist to the deadly gunfighter who headed West to stand beside Wyatt Earp.

PalmStar’s will produce the film with Renner and , whose company signed a first-look deal with PalmStar back in 2015. ’s and will also produce with PalmStar’s .

PalmStar is currently producing the Moe Berg movie The Catcher Was a Spy starring Paul Rudd, while ’s credits include The Founder and Kill the Messenger.

Doc Holliday has previously been portrayed by Kirk Douglas, Val Kilmer and Dennis Quaid, though the ever-rugged Renner might just be the best fit to play this icon of the Old West.

Renner, who earned Oscar nominations for The Hurt Locker and The Town, will soon be seen alongside Elizabeth Olsen in the Weinstein Company’s thriller Wind River. Renner will finish filming Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War before he segues to the New Line comedy Tag. He’s represented by .

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