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Thornton Desperate To Witness Steak Challenge

BILLY BOB THORNTON always stops off at Amarillo steak house The Big Texan whenever he's travelling through the state, in the hope he'll witness a hungry diner devour a 72-ounce (2 kilogram) steak. The Oscar winner...

Thornton Can't Believe His Radio Rant Was Headline News

BILLY BOB THORNTON is amazed his recent radio outburst in North America became a major news item - because he always attacks interviewers who ask questions they've agreed not to ask. The Oscar winner claims CBC...

Thornton's Band Scraps Tour After Bad Gig

BILLY BOB THORNTON has scrapped the remainder of his North American dates as support to WILLIE NELSON after fans booed him onstage at a Toronto show on Thursday night (09Apr09). The Oscar winner upset Canadian fans...

Thornton To Dj: 'Don't Call Me An Actor'

Singer/actor BILLY BOB THORNTON left a U.S. radio host baffled on Wednesday morning (08Apr09) when he demanded the DJ treat him "like TOM PETTY" - and not refer to his Hollywood career. Angelina Jolie's ex-husband made...

Thornton Eyes Jolie Collaboration

ANGELINA JOLIE could soon be reunited with her ex-husband onscreen, if BILLY BOB THORNTON gets his way. The former couple married in 2000 after meeting on the set of 1999 movie, Pushing Tin. They adopted seven-year-old...

Manure To Hit The Screen

Talk about making a movie "critic proof!" Indie producers Mark and Michael Polish ( Twin Falls Idaho ) are screening their new movie Manure at the Sundance Film Festival, which opens today (Thursday). In an...

Thornton Puts Music On Hold For Big Movie Money

Hollywood actor BILLY BOB THORNTON has put his life-long love of music on hold to pursue his film career - because big budget movies pay so well. The 53-year-old began his career as a singer-songwriter...

Bad Santa Inspires Quirky Christmas Rap Compilation

BILLY BOB THORNTON's turn as BAD SANTA has inspired a new festive rap album. Jim Jones, Skull Gang and comedian Mike Epps have recorded tracks for new album A Tribute to Bad Santa. Epps claims...

Thornton Denies Leoni Affair

BILLY BOB THORNTON has hit back at reports suggesting he's to blame for the breakdown of TEA LEONI's marriage to DAVID DUCHOVNY - insisting he and the actress are just pals. The pair became close...

Leoni Finds Comfort In Thornton

TEA LEONI has found a shoulder to cry on after separating from husband DAVID DUCHOVNY - ANGELINA JOLIE's ex BILLY BOB THORNTON. The two stars became friends while shooting new movie Manure, in which Leoni...

Thornton Fumes Over Airport Security

Hollywood actor BILLY BOB THORNTON was once left red-faced when he was stopped by airport security over a bottle of vitamins. The Monster's Ball star admits he was angry staff failed to recognise him. He...

Thornton: 'I Don't Like Movies'

BILLY BOB THORNTON has vowed never to direct a movie again - because he hates the film industry. The actor made his directorial debut in 1996 with Sling Blade and won an Oscar for Best...

Thornton + Ledger Shared Hollywood Hatred

BILLY BOB THORNTON and late actor HEATH LEDGER were kindred spirits - they both hated Hollywood. Thornton - who worked with Ledger on the 2001 movie Monster's Ball - admits they shared a mutual dislike...

Thornton: 'Jolie Is One Of My Best Friends'

BILLY BOB THORNTON has praised his ex-wife ANGELINA JOLIE, calling her "one of my best friends in the world". The former couple married in 2000 and adopted seven-year-old son Maddox together, before divorcing in 2003....

Thornton To Star In Nightmare On Elm Street Remake

BILLY BOB THORNTON will star as FREDDY KRUEGER in a new NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET movie. The 53-year-old actor will take on the chilling role in a remake of the 1984 original. Robert Englund, who...

Thornton Swears Off Marriage

BILLY BOB THORNTON has vowed never to wed again, after five failed attempts at marriage. The 52-year-old actor has been dating Connie Angland - the mother of his three-year-old daughter Bella - for four years....

Thornton's Musical Duet With Ghost

BILLY BOB THORNTON received a little help recording his last solo album - from the musical ghost he shares his California mansion with. The actor/singer claims the talented spirit aided him through bouts of writer's...

Jolie And Thornton To Reunite Onscreen

ANGELINA JOLIE and her ex-husband BILLY BOB THORNTON are searching for a comedy movie to star in together. Nine years after they met on the set of 1999 movie Pushing Tin, and five years after...

Thornton Denies Slamming Jolie + Pitt

BILLY BOB THORNTON has denied reports he dismissed ANGELINA JOLIE's relationship with BRAD PITT as a "high school phase". The actor was quoted in an interview with AskMen.com, saying, "She is just going through a...

Bruce Willis 'Set To Star' In Videogame Adaptation

Bruce Willis is in negotiations to star in game adaptation Kane & Lynch: Dead Men for Lionsgate films, reports claim.If the Die Hard actor gives the deal his blessing, he will take the role of...

By on 04 June 2008

Thornton Accused Of Bugging Former Sister-in-law

BILLY BOB THORNTON is at the centre of a bizarre new police report, filed by his former sister-in-law. Elysabeth Cherniak claims the actor has bugged her home and regularly sends her insulting emails. According to...

Thornton Congratulates Pregnant Jolie

ANGELINA JOLIE's ex-husband BILLY BOB THORNTON has congratulated the star on her pregnancy. The Tomb Raider actress confirmed earlier this week (14May08) that she and partner Brad Pitt are expecting twins later this year (08)....

Thornton's Son Is Alleged Victim Of Unlawful Sex

Actor BILLY BOB THORNTON's teenage son is at the centre of a criminal investigation - after allegedly having sex with a woman eight years his senior. Fourteen-year-old Willie Thornton's alleged sexual relationship with a 22-year-old...

Ridley Scott And Casey Affleck To Collaborate On Kind One

Ridley Scott has been snapped up to direct upcoming literary adaptation The Kind One, reports claim.According to Variety, the Gladiator helmer has signed to adapt Tom Epperson's recently-published debut novel of the same name, with...

By on 17 April 2008

Halle Berry Reveals Daughter's Name Is Nahla Ariela Aubry

Actress Halle Berry has named her new baby daughter Nahla Ariela Aubry.The Oscar-winner gave birth at the weekend, her first child with model boyfriend Gabriel Aubry.And the Monster's Ball star has chosen an Arabic name...

By on 19 March 2008

Casey Affleck Is The Kind One

Oscar nominee Casey Affleck has signed to star in upcoming literary adaptation The Kind One, it has been reported.Though Tom Epperson's debut novel of the same name was published just two weeks ago, Affleck is...

By on 06 February 2008

Actor Renfro Dies At 25

Actor Brad Renfro has been found dead at a Los Angeles apartment aged just 25.The former child star had been tipped for the top after an impressive turn in the John Grisham adaptation The Client,...

By on 16 January 2008

Attenborough Tops Santa Poll

Legendary British actor Richard Attenborough has topped a poll of filmgoers' favourite on-screen Father Christmas.Attenborough beat other rosy-cheeked, loveable Santas for his role in the 1994 remake of the classic Christmas feel-good movie Miracle on...

By on 10 December 2007

Run Fatboy, Run Keeps Top Spot

Run Fatboy, Run has kept the number one spot in the UK box office for the fourth week running. Though a number of new entries shot into the top ten, the Simon Pegg comedy is...

By on 02 October 2007

Thornton Asks Visitors To Say Cheese

BILLY BOB THORNTON insists everyone entering his Hollywood home poses for pictures - in a photo booth he has had installed in his foyer. The Bad Santa star claims his new toy is his favourite...

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