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    Frank Darabont, James Franco & Billy Bob Thornton Are Heading to the Austin Film Festival

    Billy Bob Thornton’s latest co-writing-directing effort, “Jayne Mansfield’s Car,” will screen as the Austin Film Festival’s closing-night film Oct. 25, fest organizers announced Wednesday. Additionally, “The Shawshank Redemption” writer-director Frank Darabo...

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    ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’ Director Steve Pink To Helm, Rewrite ‘Bad Santa 2’

    It was only last year that Billy Bob Thornton expressed a sure opinion when he confirmed a sequel to the 2003 film “Bad Santa,” and true to his word, the project has steadily been rolling along. Dimension Films even hired two separate writers, John Rosenthal and John Phillips, to deliver competing s...

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    Watch: International Trailer For Billy Bob Thornton's 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' Starring Robert Duvall, Kevin Bacon & More

    Despite boasting a strong ensemble cast including Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Frances O'Connor, Ray Stevenson, Kevin Bacon (with an amazing hairpiece) and Robert Patrick, with writer/director Billy Bob Thornton also featuring, and slotting a premiere at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this y...

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    Forest Whitaker & Billy Bob Thornton Eye Roles In 'Out Of The Furnace' With Christian Bale

    Update: Relativity Media sent out an press release today. Forest Whitaker has officially joined the cast. No word on Billy Bob Thornton and with production imminent, our guess is his deal never came together.

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    Billy Bob Thornton On 'Jayne Mansfield's Car': The Major Change He Made In The Edit, '60s Muscle Cars And More

    Contrary to his fearsomely eccentric reputation, we are happy to report that in person, writer/director/actor Billy Bob Thornton is a charmer. Attending The Berlin Film Festival for the premiere of his first directorial outing in over a decade "Jayne Mansfield's Car" (you can read our review here), ...

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    FESTIVALS: Berlinale Decision Points Pt. 3: Billy Bob Thornton and Melissa Leo play to their own tune

    Part three of my Berlinale coverage, focusing on decision points: the moment when I pretty much made up my mind about a film, and how that moment reflects on the film as a whole, capped by my Indiewire grade.

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    Berlin First Looks: Mads Mikkelsen In 'A Royal Affair,' Jet Li In 'Flying Swords Of Dragon Gate' Remake & Gabriel Byrne In 'I Anna'

    With the 62nd Annual Berlin International Film Festival in full swing, we've got more first look images from various pictures debuting at the Berlinale.

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    Billy Bob Thornton Lines Up Angelina Jolie-Inspired Directorial Project 'And Then We Drove'; Plus More Pics From 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'

    Absent from the director's chair for nearly a decade, Billy Bob Thornton is on a tear behind the camera. Last spring he unveiled his Willie Nelson documentary "The King Of Luck," and he's currently in Berlin premiering his latest effort "Jayne Mansfield's Car." And it...

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    First Look: Billy Bob Thornton, Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Frances O'Connor & More In 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'

    With a premiere at the Berlin Film Festival imminent, we now have our first look at the huge ensemble cast in Billy Bob Thornton's latest effort behind the camera with post-war family drama "Jayne Mansfield's Car."

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