Thornton to star in boxing drama

Thornton to star in boxing drama

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. actor and filmmaker Billy Bob Thornton will star in "Pound for Pound," a big-screen adaptation of the late F.X. Toole's boxing-themed novel.

Director Shelton back on fairway for film

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. director Ron Shelton will revisit the golfing range for the first time since "Tin Cup" with the forthcoming new golf movie "Q School."
Report: 'Bull Durham 2' in the works

Report: 'Bull Durham 2' in the works

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Kevin Costner and director Ron Shelton have talked about making a sequel to their hit 1988 movie "Bull Durham," a source told the New York Post.

Feature: The 'N' word gets its own show

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- The "N" word, long banished from polite conversation, remains a subject of fascination in American culture, and a new Trio cable network documentary takes a fra
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'Hollywood Homicide' relatively refreshing

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- I'm a huge fan of the cynical but cheerful writer-director Ron Shelton. With "Bull Durham," this former minor league second baseman invented the genre of the in
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"Confidence," "Identity," "It Runs in the Family" and "The Real Cancun" open in U.S. theaters Friday, on the last weekend before the summer blockbuster season.
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The Dixie Chicks shed their feathers and posed naked for the cover of next week's issue of Entertainment Weekly.
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Ron Shelton (September 15, 1945 in Whittier, California) is a U.S. film director, most notable for making movies about sports. Shelton is an alumnus of Santa Barbara High School and of the University of Arizona and Westmont College. Shelton is the oldest of four brothers, and grew up in Montecito, Calif.

Before beginning his movie career, Shelton was a minor league baseball player in the Baltimore Orioles' organization.

He is married to Canadian-born actress Lolita Davidovich, who has appeared in three of Shelton's films and with whom he has two children. The couple reside in Los Angeles and Ojai, California.

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