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14 hrs ago | Back Stage

Why Actors Need to Be Writing

We recently honored the wonderful Billy Bob Thornton at our annual alumni celebration and in his uplifting, hilarious speech he made the point that actors should write.


Related Topix: Sling Blade, Drama Movies, Celebrities

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Calgary-shot drama a Fargoa wins Emmy Award for best miniseries

The FX drama, inspired by the 1996 Coen brothers film, boasted an all-star cast headed by Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman.


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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Nice Guy No More: 'Fargo' Emmy Nod Proves Martin Freeman's Bad Side

FX's miniseries reinterpretation of the Coen brother's 1996 cult classic Fargo has netted eighteen Emmy nominations, the most ever for a series from the network.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Minnesota, Entertainment

Sun Aug 24, 2014


Nominees share Emmy-day rituals, perspectives

Michelle Dockery, an Emmy nominee for lead actress in a drama series for "Downton Abbey," poses at the 66th Emmy Awards Performers Nominee Reception on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in West Hollywood, Calif.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Downton Abbey, Michelle Dockery, Los Angeles, CA, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), Celebrities


Angelina Jolie: Pat O'Brien boasts of Jolie's sexual innuendo in elevator

It seems that Angelina Jolie was very straight forward when running into Pat O'Brien, the former host of "Access Hollywood" and "The Insider."


Related Topix: Entertainment, The Insider, Television, Celebrities

Los Angeles Times

'Fargo' mastermind Noah Hawley makes stranger-than-fiction real

'If you're binge-watching, ['Fargo'] is not necessarily going to pick up where you left off,' Noah Hawley says "Fargo," the critically lauded FX miniseries adaptation of Joel and Ethan Coen's Oscar-winning 1996 black comedy, made quite the impression with the TV academy, receiving a hefty 18 Emmy nominations - accolades that came without the kind ... (more)


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

David Duchovny Divorced Tea Leoni Over Her Affair With Billy Bob Thornton - Report

When David Duchovny and Tea Leoni first separated back in 2008 it was revealed that he was a serial cheating sex addict.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Star Tribune

TV picks for Aug. 23 -24:  "Intruders," "Parents Just Don't Understand," "The Alamo"

I understand why Will Smith probably won't be making an appearance, but I'm holding out hope for a cameo from DJ Jazzy Jeff.


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Thu Aug 21, 2014

She Knows

Post-Billy Bob Thornton, Angelina Jolie was on the prowl

Kristyn Burtt is an IAWTV award-winning host and entertainment reporter. She currently hosts the recap shows for "Dancing With the Stars" and "So You Think You Can Dance" on AfterBuzz TV and for "True Blood" on GeekNation.


Related Topix: Changeling, The Insider, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Angelina Jolie

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Canadian casting director Jackie Lind celebrates Emmy win for 'Fargo'

Billy Bob Thornton appears as Lorne Malvo in the television show "Fargo" in this undated handout photo.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities,

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Billy Bob Thornton says his 'Fargo' character was 'devilish'

The 59-year-old actor portrayed the character on the first season of the FX series, and discussed Malvo's manipulative and murderous tendencies in an interview with Deadline .


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Wed Aug 13, 2014


Sex scene with Halle Berry in 'Monster's Ball' felt so real, says Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton has revealed that his sex scene with Halle Berry in his 2001 movie 'Monster's Ball' "felt so real".


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Monster's Ball, Celebrities, Halle Berry

The Oregonian

2014 Emmy Countdown: Lead actor, actress in a miniseries or movie

Our 2014 Emmy Countdown continues, with today's categories: Outstanding lead actor and actress in a miniseries or a movie.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, The Trip to Bountiful, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Comedy Movies, Normal, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Movies

Tue Aug 12, 2014


Emmys Q&A: Billy Bob Thornton On Channeling Evil In FX's 'Fargo'

Billy Bob Thornton has strung together a career's worth of memorable performances in films including Sling Blade, A Simple Plan, Primary Colors, Bad Santa, Monster's Ball, Love Actually, Friday Night Lights , and the Joel and Ethan Coen-directed Intolerable Cruelty and The Man Who Wasn't There .


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Sling Blade, The Man Who Wasn't There, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Monster's Ball, Friday Night Lights, Celebrities

Mon Aug 04, 2014


Top 10 Billy Bob Thornton films

William Robert Thornton was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas on Aug. 4, 1955. Today he is turning 59 years old.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, One False Move, Drama Movies, Thriller, Sling Blade, Celebrities, Hot Springs, AR

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Billy Bob Thornton has big boot collection

Billy Bob Thornton used to ''treat'' himself to new boots when he finished work on a movie and has a collection of over 50 pairs.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Boston Herald

Billy Bob Thornton makes a pitch for 'The Big Bang Theory,' ...

At Monday's Emmy Performers Peer Group party at the Montage Beverly Hills, the nominees thought long and hard about which TV shows they'd like to grace as a guest star.


Related Topix: The Big Bang Theory, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Veep, Tony Hale

Access Hollywood

Billy Bob Thornton: How Do The Emmys Compare To The Oscars?

Billy Bob Thornton chats with Access' Shaun Robinson about making his first trip to the Emmys for his role on "Fargo."


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities

The Globe and Mail

Video: Kevin Spacey and Billy Bob Thornton discuss the changing face of TV

At the first of two pre-ceremony Emmy bashes, Billy Bob Thornton thinks TV has overtaken the film industry as the place for the best drama while Kevin Spacey believes sites like Netflix finally allow audiences to be in control At the first of two pre-ceremony Emmy bashes, Billy Bob Thornton thinks TV has overtaken the film industry as the place for ... (more)


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities

CBS News

Hollywood gears up for 66th Annual Emmy Awards

First-time nominee Billy Bob Thornton and "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfuss were in attendance at the opening cocktail reception last night.


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