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Timothy Olyphant in talks for Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Olyphant is in negotiations to join the cast of Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood".

If finalised, the 49-year-old actor, who has acted in films such as "Scream 2", "Hitman" and "I Am Number Four", will join Hollywood stars and in Tarantino's ninth film, according to The

Earlier, veteran was in talks to star in the in the role of George Spahn, the blind rancher who owned the property that and his followers were living on.

Three Tarantino regulars - ("The Hateful Eight"), Tim Roth ("Reservoir Dogs"), and Michael Madsen ("Kill Bill") will be seen in small/cameo-style roles.

The reunites with Leornardo DiCaprio and after having worked in "Django Unchained" and "Inglourious Basterds" respectively.

The movie is based on the murder of and three others at the hands of the Manson family cult.

DiCaprio plays Rick Dalton, an ageing, out-of-work actor in the film, with Pitt as his longtime stunt double named

The two characters happen to be Tate's neighbours. Margot Robbie, meanwhile, is being eyed to play the slain actor.

The will release on August 19 next year commemorating

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 12:10 IST