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Color me excited. Thornton has sadly been labeled as the go-to guy when you need someone to play a foul-mouthed asshole, but his early career shows that he really is capable of a lot more. This is a pretty awesome cast that Thornton has set up, and I can only hope that Duvall and Hurt play patriarchs of their respective families and get to go head-to-head. The potential here is endless.
The Bad Santa star and former foul-mouthed husband of Angelina Jolie has just boarded a new comedy about child abuse and redneck shenanigans. Called The Baytown Disco, it follows three hapless, white trash brothers who agree to help a hot chick get her son back from a father she claims has been abusing him.
We couldn't agree more about Bad Santa being a Christmas perennial, but that still doesn't mean a sequel is necessary. Though really, who knows-- the movie is all about Thornton and his performance, and if he's on board and enthusiastic he might be able to bring the magic yet again
The SXSW film festival is only days away and yet the Austin based mega-fest isn’t done adding big films to its lineup. This afternoon they let us know that they’ve lined up a closing night film, directed by frequent southby attendee Billy Bob Thornton. The movie’s called King of Luck and it’s a documentary about the greatness of Willie Nelson.
This is a dark and disturbed Christmas comedy for everyone who’s sick of being forced to listen to some lounge-singer version of jingle bells when they walk through the grocery store. This is not a movie for the broad-shouldered
Billy Bob Thornton is never afraid to shout out some sort of half-cocked, hypocritical opinion. So here’s another one from him, maybe the dumbest thing he’s said in at least a few months. He thinks movies are terrible and it’s all those darn video games fault
Now that Thanksgiving’s nearly out of the way, people are getting down with Christmas. For me Christmas mostly means sitting around watching Christmas movies. At the top of my yearly viewing list? Bad Santa
Not only is does this individual play a pivotal role in the film, but she’s becoming a relatively well-known actress as well. It's Dexter’s Jennifer Carpenter!
loodgood will play the ex-girlfriend of Johnson's character, while British actor Oliver Jackson-Cohen has signed on to play "a self-made millionaire who kills for fun." In case you were in doubt as to what kind of movie Faster is
No word on where Grace will fit into the plot, but presumably someone has to get kidnapped as incentive for Cop to go easy on Driver, and someone needs to play a sultry seducer to throw a wrench into the plans
In the history of unlikely couples together onscreen, Billy Bob Thornton and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson might be the oddest and the most entertaining. Somehow the gods have smiled upon us and the two of them are set to star in Faster
The book’s author, F.X. Toole died before completing it, and was then released posthumously even though somewhat unfinished. It’s about a widowed boxer and contender named Dan Cooley, dealing with depression