Jeremy Renner Is A “King of Heists”

“The Hurt Locker” and “The Avengers” star Jeremy Renner has signed on to star in “King of Heists” for Black Bear Pictures says Deadline.

Renner plays George Leslie, a mild-mannered gentleman who quietly assembled a crew and pulled off a $3 million heist from the Manhattan Savings Institution in 1878.

Will Staples adapted the screenplay from J. North Conway’s book. Renner and Don Handfield will produce.