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King Wants Gyllenhaal And Thornton For The Stand Remake

Legendary horror writer STEPHEN KING is urging movie bosses to cast JAKE GYLLENHAAL and BILLY BOB THORNTON in the upcoming big screen remake of his 1978 book THE STAND.The post-apocalyptic story, which sees the United...

Thornton Won Free Acting Classes

BILLY BOB THORNTON managed to score free acting lessons when he moved to Hollywood after impressing his teacher by re-writing a WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE play.The star arrived in Los Angeles with just $500 (£330) in his...

Thornton Was 'Terrified' Of Johansson

BILLY BOB THORNTON was "terrified" of working with a teenage SCARLETT JOHANSSON on THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE - because the young star was so mature for her age.In the 2001 Coen brothers' drama, Thornton...

Thornton And Jolie Were Portrayed As 'Vampire' Lovers

BILLY BOB THORNTON has dispelled rumours he wore a vial of ANGELINA JOLIE's blood around his neck, blaming the public image of the couple as "vampires" for the bizarre story.Thornton married the actress in 2000...

Billy Bob Thornton Doesn't Believe In Method Acting

Billy Bob Thornton has blasted method actors.The 'Bad Santa' star insists his profession doesn't take the level of devotion some people adopt - such as living as their characters away from filming - as it...

Jeff Bridges Duets With The Cookie Monster On Snl

Jeff Bridges has performed a duet with the Cookie Monster on 'Saturday Night Live'.The 'Tron: Legacy' actor joined forces with the fictional 'Sesame Street' character to perform a rendition of festive track 'Silver Bells' on...

Thornton Feared Leftover Reptile Eggs In Slash's Old Home

Actor BILLY BOB THORNTON was forced to call in an exterminator of a different kind when he bought SLASH's old home in Los Angeles - because he feared the snake-loving rocker had left behind one...

Thornton Goes Raw

Hollywood star BILLY BOB THORNTON is eating only raw foods this Thanksgiving (25Nov10) after adopting a "ridiculous" diet consisting of fruit, vegetables and cereal.The actor admits he goes through phases where he will refuse to...

Thornton To Return To Directing And Bad Santa

BILLY BOB THORNTON is set to return to directing after confessing lead roles are drying up for him.The Oscar winner admits his movie star days might be behind him after struggling to find meaty roles...

Thornton Struggling For Good Roles Post Recession

The recession hit BILLY BOB THORNTON harder than most Hollywood stars - because he was unaware the global financial crisis had hit the studios so badly.The Slingblade star had been on the road with his...

Billy Bob Thornton Making Bad Santa Sequel

Billy Bob Thornton is considering making a sequel to 'Bad Santa'. The actor-and-director has never made a sequel before, but admitted he would be open to reprising his character from the film - which tells...

Thornton Failed To Recognise Movie Son

BILLY BOB THORNTON had a strange first meeting with his new movie son - he failed to recognise the kid from his favourite TV commercial.The actor thought he was just being approached by a young...

Thornton Has A Fresh Outlook On The Media

BILLY BOB THORNTON has learned to keep his mouth shut about certain things when he's chatting to the media - but insists he'll never be rude to the people who publicise his films.The actor has...

Witty Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell was too witty for Mark Wahlberg. The US funnyman stars alongside the actor in 'The Other Guys', but has admitted that his co-star struggled to stop himself from laughing on set. He said:...

Thornton Turns Down The Chance To Return To The Football Field

BILLY BOB THORNTON has turned down the chance to reprise his FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS role for the TV spin-off's upcoming season finale because his busy schedule doesn't allow it.The movie star was approached by the...

Angelina Jolie Thinks Marriage Is 'Lovely'

Angelina Jolie has hinted she may marry Brad Pitt in the future.Although the couple - who have been together since 2005 - haven't seriously considered tying the knot the actress does think being someone's wife...

Angelina Jolie Agrees To Wed

Angelina Jolie has agreed to marry Brad Pitt - if their children ask them.The 'Salt' actress - who has previously been married to actors Billy Bob Thornton and Jonny Lee Miller - says any future...

Angelina Jolie Has True Love With Brad

Angelina Jolie claims Brad Pitt made her believe in the idea of one true love.The 'Salt' actress - who has previously been married to actors Billy Bob Thornton and Johnny Lee Miller - believes she...

Proud Grandfather Jon Voight

Jon Voight's favourite job is being a grandfather.The Oscar-winning actor recently rekindled his relationship with daughter Angelina Jolie after years of estrangement and is now enjoying every moment of spending quality time with the six...

South Park Spoofs Sexaholics, Wins Big Ratings

The season debut of the animated South Park on Comedy Central Wednesday night drew 3.7 million viewers, making it the best season opener for the show in 11 years. The subject matter may have helped...

Jon Voight's Wonderful Reunion

Angelina Jolie's father says their reconciliation was "wonderful".The Oscar-winning beauty - who raises six children with her partner Brad Pitt - was photographed with her estranged dad Jon Voight and her kids in Venice on...

Angelina Jolie Reunites With Dad

Angelina Jolie has reportedly reunited with her father Jon Voight. The Oscar-winning beauty - who raises six children with her partner Brad Pitt - was photographed with her kids and her dad in Venice on...

Happy Fairy Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson has enjoyed playing the first on-screen tooth fairy.The 37-year-old wrestler-turned-actor - who stars in comedy fantasy film 'Tooth Fairy' where he plays a hockey player forced to wear wings and collect the incisors...

Will Ferrell Named Most Overpaid Star

Comic actor Will Ferrell has the dubious distinction of heading a new Forbes magazine list of Hollywood's most overpaid stars. A top-ten list also includes (in order) Ewan McGregor, Billy Bob Thornton, Eddie Murphy, Ice...

O'donnell & Jolie Were Almost An Item

ROSIE O'DONNELL had a chance to romance ANGELINA JOLIE before the movie star wed BILLY BOB THORNTON, but she was too afraid to book a dinner date with the actress.The gay actress and TV personality...

Angelina Jolie's 'Special' Sex Hotspots

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have sex in several secret places.The Hollywood couple, who raise six children together, keep the spark alive in their relationship by sneaking off to make love in their favourite 'special'...

Thornton's Daughter Walks Free On Bail

BILLY BOB THORNTON's estranged daughter has been freed on bail - two months after the babysitter was arrested for neglecting a child who died in her care.Amanda Brumfield - Thornton's 29-year-old child from his marriage...

Billy Bob's Daughter Stays In Jail

Billy Bob Thornton's daughter will remain in jail until a court hears from an expert witness.Amanda Brumfield - who has been estranged from the actor for several years - must stay incarcerated until Dr. Jan...

Thornton Pens Ode To Venereal Disease

Actor/rocker BILLY BOB THORNTON is planning to spread the word about venereal disease in a new tune.The Oscar winner, who fronts 'modbilly' band The Boxmasters fears there aren't enough songs warning about the dangers of...

Thornton's Daughter Indicted After Baby's Death

BILLY BOB THORNTON's estranged daughter has been indicted on charges of murder and manslaughter after a baby died while she was caring for the tot.Amanda Brumfield - Thornton's 29-year-old child from his marriage to first...

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