T Bone Burnett Stays Busy (Big Surprise) With New Movie, TV Pilot
The movie, which stars Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Robert Duvall and Colin Farrell, features Bridges in the starring role as Bad Blake, a down-and-out country singer looking for a new start, maybe, with some help from a nosy, meddling music journalist played by Gyllenhaal, natch. Looks like a keeper, at least by the looks of the trailer.
Indeed, the above film seems a fine setting for Burnett's craft. But so too does another project on his docket, which follows a similar line: Burnett will serve as both the executive producer and the executive music producer for a new Lionsgate-backed TV pilot called Tough Trade. As for what the hour-long drama will focus on? Well, let's hand that over to the press release:
Sounds... well, pretty awesome, actually. Here's hoping it gets the green light.
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