Washington, Feb 12 : Billy Bob Thornton, Alfred Molina and Sheila Vand have joined the cast of Tina Fey starrer untitled film, which is based on Kim Barker's autobiography ' The Taliban Shuffle : Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan.'
The Paramount film, which also stars Margot Robbie and Martin Freeman, has already begun production in New Mexico and is being helmed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, Deadline. com reported.
London, May 22 : Billy Bob Thornton has revealed that he will "always" be friends with ex-wife Angelina Jolie.
The 56-year-old actor, who was married to the `Salt' star from 2000 to 2003, said that he and the Oscar-winning actress have always got on well despite their split and they still talk on a regular basis.
London, Mar 9 : Billy Bob Thornton’s first wife has said that her former husband and Angelina Jolie split because he did not want children.
The pair were married for just three years before divorcing in 2003, and one of Thornton’s four wives before Jolie, claims that his marriage to the ‘Lara Croft’ star fell apart because he had no desire to expand the family.
London, Oct 18 : Hollywood actor Billy Bob Thornton has rubbished claims that he had a fling with Tea Leoni.
The ‘U turn’ actor even denied that he sent text messages to his ‘Manure’ co-actor Leoni, reports the Sun.
Tea recently told ‘More’ magazine that Billy Bob is “maybe my new favourite person in the world”.
But Thornton’s publicist has said the admiration is “purely professional”.
Washington, Sept 26 : Billy Bob Thornton has lavished praise on his ex-wife Angelina Jolie, insisting that she’s one of his best friends in the world.
The former couple married in 2000 and adopted seven-year-old son Maddox together, before divorcing in 2003.
Now, Thornton has said that he has fond memories of Jolie.
"I''ve never said anything but good things about any relationship I''ve had and, frankly, that''s all I remember about them,” Contactmusic quoted him, as telling America''s OK magazine.
Washington, Jun 20 : American actor Billy Bob Thornton has denied reports that he dubbed actress Angelina Jolie's relationship with actor Brad Pitt a "high school phase".
According to an interview with AskMen. com, Thornton is said to have compared Jolie’s affection for Pitt to that of a teenager with a football pro.
Washington, Jan 24: Billy Bob Thornton and Tom Wilkinson have signed on to star alongside Julia Roberts and Clive Owen in "Duplicity".
Tony Gilroy is directing the Universal Pictures drama from a script he also penned.
Thornton and Wilkinson will play the CEOs of rival pharmaceutical companies in the movie.
They are racing to corner the market on an innovation that will bring wild profits.
Roberts and Owen play corporate spies who try to manipulate which corporation will win.
Washington, Nov 8 : Billy Bob Thornton has signed on to star in ‘Eagle Eye’.
Playing the lead in the DreamWorks’ pic will however be actor Shia LaBeouf.
The plot of the movie revolves around a slacker, to be played by LaBeouf, and a single mother, to be played by Michelle Monaghan, who are framed as terrorists and forced to become members of a cell with plans to carry out a political assassination.
Thornton will play a patriotic government employee who leads a homeland security team that tracks down the fugitives.
Melbourne, Oct 23 : Billy Bob Thornton has signed up to star in ‘Eagle Eye’.
The Academy Award-winning star will be joining Shia LaBeouf in the D.J Caruso-directed pic.
Also on board to star is Rosario Dawson and Michelle Monaghan, reveals Moviehole.
Based on an idea by Steven Spielberg, the pic tells of a young slacker, to be played by LaBeouf and a single mother, to be played by Monaghan who get tangled up in a terrorist cell plotting a political assassination.
Thornton is reportedly set to star as one of the secret agents in the film, the other one being Dawson.
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