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Thornton Directing And Then We Drove

Thornton Directing And Then We Drove

A decade or so ago, Billy Bob Thornton was juggling his acting gigs with a burgeoning career as a director, helming Sling BladeAll The Pretty Horses and Daddy And Them. He then seemed to retreat back to acting, but apparently these projects come in threes, since Thornton-as-director has just made the Willie Nelson documentary The King Of Luck and the drama Jayne Mansfield's Car, and is now talking about his next idea: a road movie based on personal experience, called And Then We Drove.Thornton says the story is "ethereal", and is about "a guy who's on a road trip and picks up this girl along the way, and what happens to them. It's about the question of life: 'What is this? Where do I fit in?'"Deep stuff, but most interest in the film this morning has been of a more prurient sort, since an unnamed Variety

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