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FX is taking Billy Bob Thornton to the wood chipper.

The actor is set to star in the television adaptation of Joel and Ethan Coen’s acclaimed film “Fargo.” The 1996 crime drama received seven Oscar nominations, with wins for the Coen brothers’ screenplay and Best Actress for Frances McDormand.

The Coen brothers will produce the limited-run FX series, and all 10 episodes have… Continue reading Billy Bob Thornton to Star in 'Fargo' TV Series

Looking at his eclectic filmography, not to mention the legion of interviews where he’s said and done so many unpredictable things, it’s easy to assume that Billy Bob Thornton is an eccentric, and more than that, intimidating guy. Sitting down with him at the Los Angeles press day for Puss in Boots, however, Thornton exuded charm, intelligence and gentility, even when he talked about his insecurities… Continue reading Dialogue: Billy Bob Thornton on His Insecurities, Revisiting 'Bad Santa' and Constantly Searching for the Old Days

The estranged daughter of actor Billy Bob Thornton has been found guilty of aggravated manslaughter of a child in Orlando. . . Prosecutors say … Continue reading Billy Bob Thornton's Daughter Guilty in Death

TheWrap reports that Billy Bob Thornton is in negotiations to reprise his role of Willie in The Weinstein Company’s Bad Santa 2 .

“We feel that it’s a Christmas perennial for the R-rated crowd,” , a Weinstein Company spokesperson told the site. “Everyone loves the character and Billy Bob’s excited to be in talks with us.”

The Terry Zwigoff-directed original was released in 2003 and co-starred the late Bernie… Continue reading Billy Bob Thornton in Talks for Bad Santa 2

Billy Bob ThorntonAngelina Jolie’s ex hubby Billy Bob Thornton has revealed that he is still in talking terms with the actress. The two were married for three years, and even though they showed their affections by wearing viles of each other’s blood around their necks, they ended up divorcing in 2003. “We talk every now and then, […] Continue reading ‘We talk every now and then’, says Jolie’s ex Billy Bob Thornton