20 July 2012 1:33 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It's been a good year for Kevin Costner. Not only did Hatfield & McCoys perform very well in the ratings, but the History miniseries also earned itself numerous Emmy nominations this week, including one for Costner in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries category for his portrayal of "Devil" Anse Hatfield in the three-part miniseries. When he isn't wielding a shotgun for a role, Costner's made a name for himself in various features, many of which were sports-related (Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, American Flyers and For Love of the Game to name a few). So this latest bit of casting news for Disney and Mayhem Pictures' drama McFarland seems like somewhat familiar territory in that respect. Variety reports that Costner is in final negotiations to star in McFarland, a Niki Caro directed movie based on a true story about a high school coach who settles into McFarland, California, a »

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