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Jeremy Renner to Produce and Star in Rally Race Film

June 13, 2011 (4:41 am) GMT
The 'Thor' actor will produce a new movie called 'Slingshot', as well as portray Bill Caswell in the rally race flick.
Jeremy Renner

is likely to produce and star in a new film called "". The 40-year-old actor, who has already had a full plate of projects this year including "" and "", will take the role of Bill Caswell in the upcoming flick.

According to Variety, Paramount picks up the film which will see Don Handfield co-producing as well as providing the screenplay. The story will be based on a true story of Caswell, who became popular after winning the third place in the Rally America class of Rally Mexico with a $500 BMW he rebuilt.

Previously, Renner and Handfield have announced that they are developing a project about Steve McQueen for their production company, The Combine. This brings a speculation that either the untitled Steve McQueen biopic or the rally movie will become Renner's first production credit, depending on which movie comes out first.

Renner is currently filming "" with . He is also providing voice for Gutt in "". He will next be seen in "".

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