Billy Bob Thornton reveals how well he got along with the cast and crew in our exclusive preview for Cut Bank, which is currently available on Blu-ray and DVD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. This preview also includes plenty of behind-the-scenes footage from the set, and more insight into the production from screenwriter Roberto Patino. We also get brief glimpses of several other cast members, including Liam Hemsworth, Teresa Palmer, Bruce Dern, Michael Stuhlbarg, Oliver Platt and John Malkovich.
The Fargo-esque mystery crime-thriller Cut Bank follows Dwayne McClaren's (Liam Hemsworth) carefully planned escape from the sleepy town of Cut Bank, Montana. When Dwayne's plan backfires and he's swept into a murder investigation led by the local sheriff (Malkovich), he discovers that CutBank is a small town full of big - and deadly - surprises in this star-powered thriller filled with clever plot twists, dark humor and a gallery of unforgettable characters. Matt Shakman makes his feature directorial debut on Cut Bank, after directing several television episodes for shows such as Fargo and The Good Wife.Read More
Fargo star Billy Bob Thornton recently took part in a Hollywood Masters discussion for The Hollywood Reporter, where he offered an update on the long-awaited sequel Bad Santa 2.
It should be noted that, in October 2013, five months after Doug Ellin signed on to write the script, Warner Bros. gave his Entourage movie the green light, with production commencing in January 2014. It isn't known if Doug Ellin completed the script before starting work on Entourage, but he did cast Billy Bob Thornton in a key role in that movie.Read More
Billy Bob Thornton is in negotiations to join Sandra Bullock and Scoot McNairy in the Warner Bros. dramatic comedy Our Brand Is Crisis.
The project is based on Rachel Boynton's documentary of the same name, which followed James Carville and Stan Greenberg, former consultants to U.S. President Bill Clinton, who used American political campaign strategies during an election in Bolivia. No details were given for Billy Bob Thornton's role, although The Wrap reports Sandra Bullock is playing a character named "Calamity" Jane Bodine, a retired political consultant who often utilizes famous quotes to accentuate her talking points.Read More
With production currently under way in Los Angeles on the Entourage movie, actor Billy Bob Thornton has joined the cast in a supporting role. In addition, we also have new story details for this highly-anticipated adaptation.
Adrian Grenier (Vincent Chase), Jeremy Piven (Ari Gold), Jerry Ferrara (Turtle), Kevin Connolly (Eric Murphy) and Kevin Dillon (Johnny "Drama" Chase) all reprise their roles from the HBO hit series Entourage, with the plot centering on Vincent Chase's new big-budget Dracula movie that is going into production. Billy Bob Thornton plays a billionaire cowboy who transitions into the world of film financing, agreeing to put up the money for Dracula. He sends his 20-year-old son to Los Angeles to keep an eye on the project for him, although the son has yet to be cast.Read More
Exclusive Media Group has released three new clips from Peter Landesman's thriller Parkland. The film recounts the events that took place at the Parkland hospital after JFK's assassination and stars Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden, Billy Bob Thornton and Paul Giamatti. Check them out in this latest look, along with a new photo gallery.
Parkland was released September 20th, 2013.Read More
Check out Oscar winner Robert Duvall and star Katherine LaNasa in a new clip from Jayne Mansfield's Car! The upcoming comedy/drama from Academy Award winning writer/director Billy Bob Thornton is now available on-demand & in select theaters this Friday, September 13th!
Jayne Mansfield's Car is story of fathers and sons, wars and peace, and the turbulent time that changed America forever. It's 1969 in a small Alabama town, and the death of a quirky clan's long-estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families for the funeral. But do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart or expose truths that could lead to the most unexpected collisions of all?Read More
Academy Award winning writer/producer and Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominated actor Billy Bob Thornton has signed on to star in the FX limited series Fargo, an adaptation of the classic Academy Award winning feature film of the same title by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, it was announced today by John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions. Production begins this fall in Canada and the series is slated to premiere next spring on FX.
Thornton will play "Lorne Malvo," a rootless, manipulative man who meets a small town insurance salesman and sets him on a path of destruction.Read More
Barry Battles directs the Southern fried thriller The Baytown Outlaws, starring Billy Bob Thornton and Eva Longoria. Available on VOD right now and coming to select theaters on January 11th, Phase 4 Films has provided us with exclusive storyboards from one of the film's redneck-infused car chases. Check it out as Celeste (Eva Longoria), having been shot in the gut three times by her ex-husband, sends three outlaws to capture him and retrieve her godson. What begins as a small rescue mission rises to a Southern battle royale in this action-packed rolling roadshow doused in liquor, gunfire, and gasoline. The South will rise again!
The Baytown Outlaws was released January 11th, 2013.Read More