According to Variety, Deadwood star Timothy Olyphant has been set to star with Jennifer Garner in Sony Pictures' romantic comedy Catch and Release.

Susannah Grant is directing her own script. Jenno Topping produces.

In Catch and Release, Olyphant will play a film director whose best friend dies on the way to his wedding. The director finds himself growing close to his pal's fiancee.

Olyphant takes the role after just wrapping the second season of the HBO series. He was last seen onscreen in The Girl Next Door.

Grant is making her directing debut on the pic after penning scripts for films including Erin Brockovich and Paramount CGI pic Charlotte's Web.