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Is FX's Fargo A Sequel, Not A Remake?
I myself have grown massively interested in the new 'reimagining' of the classic Coen Brothers film Fargo, with Alison Tollman, Billy Bob Thornton, Colin Hanks and Martin Freeman in the lead. The series has been marketed as a remake, using the themes, setting and character types of the film but with a brand-new plot set close[...]
First Trailer For FX's Fargo Miniseries
The nefarious influence (Billy Bob Thornton) whispering bad ideas into his ear The sudden bursts of violence The police detective (Alison Tolman) trying to figure everything out and coming across one dead body after another. Fargo premieres on April 15th. [youtube][/youtube] There have been a couple of mysterious teaser clips but here is the first trailer for[...]
Weekend Viewing: Trailer For Billy Bob Thornton's Jayne Mansfield's Car
Sling Blade, Billy Bob Thornton's feature film directorial debut, won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay in 1996 but it was on the back of a rather tortured and long journey to the screen The man known to many as Harvey Scissorhands reportedly played a big part in the delays and changes to that film[...]
Steve Pink In Talks To Direct Bad Santa 2
We've known since last year that Billy Bob Thornton was plotting a return to the red and white suit for Bad Santa 2, but what a lot of people were waiting on was news of whether Terry Zwigoff would be returning as director Apparently this won't be the case, as Deadline reported today that Steve[...]
Billy Bob Thornton To Return As Bad Santa
The Wrap revealed today that Billy Bob Thornton is in negotiations to reprise his 2003 role as wicked Willie in Bad Santa 2. While promoting his documentary about another Willie at a panel at SXSW (The King of Luck about Willie Nelson), Billy Bob mentioned that he had never done a sequel but the demand to[...]