Black Hats

Status: Announced As of July 23, 2011

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An older Wyatt Earp spends his last years as a private detective and movie consultant in Los Angeles. Earp learns that his friend and compatriot Doc Holliday had a son, who is now living in Prohibition-era New York City. While Holliday is long dead, the son has gotten himself in trouble with a rising mobster, Al Capone. Earp teams up with Bat Masterson, one of his former deputies and now noted sportswriter for the New York Morning Telegraph, to take on the gang in what becomes a tale of six-shooters versus Tommy guns. verbatim plot from

Additional Notes

  • Adapted from the 2007 novel "Black Hats: A Novel of Wyatt Earp and Al Capone" by Patrick Culhane (Max Allan Collins).