The 'Richard Jewell' star and Oscar-winner said 'times were different' before the #MeToo movement took hold in Hollywood.
Willie T. Soke is back, and, as you can see in the first true trailer for Bad Santa 2 (a tease was released two weeks back), Billy Bob Thornton’s character is just the cranky, foul-mouthed horn-dog you remember. November’s sequel to the unlikely 2003 holiday favorite (well, unless you ask my horrified aunt and uncle) returns not only the Sling Blade Oscar winner, but also original costars Tony Cox (as his diminutive partner-in-crime, Marcus) and — thank the lord — Brett Kelly (as the now-21-year-old and still baby-faced Thurman Merman). Noticeably absent is Willie’s love interest Sue, played by Lauren Graham, and sadly fellow castmembers Bernie Mac and John Ritter have both since passed away.
Kathy Bates prepares to break James Caan’s ankles in the 1990 film ‘Misery’ (Photo: Everett Collection) If you’ve seen the horror film Misery, which opened 25 years ago this November, chances are one scene is burned into your brain: the moment when Annie Wilkes breaks the ankles of bedridden novelist Paul Sheldon with a sledgehammer. It’s the most memorable and disturbing moment of the 1990 film, based on a Stephen King novel — and yet, from the moment Misery went into production, the hobbling scene was incredibly divisive, costing the film a director and several potential stars. Based on existing reporting and new interviews, here’s an in-depth look at how Misery’s scariest moment came to be, complete with rare behind-the-scenes photos.