The former "Deadwood" star looks set to join already announced cast membersLeonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Burt Reynolds, Tim Roth, Kurt Russell, and Michael Madsen in a film set in 1969 Los Angeles during the infamous Manson murders.
DiCaprio and Pitt will star as an ex-TV star and his stunt double, one of whom lives next door to Sharon Tate. (Robbie will be playing the tragically murdered actress.)
Olyphant currently costars on Netflix's "Santa Clarita Diet:" A schedule has reportedly been worked out as the Netflix zombie comedy was just renewed for a third season.
It's not clear what role Olyphant will be playing in the new QT epic, but we're there whether it's a gun-toting lawman (as in "Justified") or knife-wielding maniac (à la "Scream 2").
Actor Rick Dalton gained fame and fortune by starring in a 1950s television Western, but is now struggling to find meaningful work in a Hollywood that he doesn't recognize anymore. He spends most of his time drinking and palling around with Cliff Booth, his easygoing best friend and longtime stunt double. Rick also happens to live next door to Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate -- the filmmaker and budding actress whose futures will forever be altered by members of the Manson Family. Read More