Billy Bob's Filmography
WAKING UP IN RENO
Lonnie Earl Dodd
LONNIE EARL: Yeah, ya just pile it on up here. Ole Lonnie
Earl's got plenty of money. Yeah, I'm Mister Deep Pockets.
Go ahead, Roy, put it on up here. Anybody else in here want me
to buy them something?
(Submitted by fan Howard Davenport--thanks, Howard!)
LONNIE EARL: I'm not clean. I'm
This is the tale of faithless SUV dealer Lonnie
Earl (our boy Billy), a man given to snappy Nudie's-style
threads, showy personal gestures, and sexual frustration because
things just ain't right between him and his lovely wife Darlene
(Natasha Richardson). Lonnie starts fooling around with Candy (Charlize
Theron), the wife of his best friend Roy (Patrick Swayze), who
are trying to get pregnant. Yep, you can see where this one's
going . . . it's going to Reno for a monster truck show! Packed
into one of Lonnie Earl's brand-new, tricked-out, custom SUVs, the two
couples hit the road, where along the way they tackle the
world's largest steak, collectible shot glasses, the music of
Tony Orlando, gaudy honeymoon suites, comic marital revelations,
and other sights found only in America.
What Billy Bob Gets To Do
He gets to gorge on a huge steak, indulge in a luxury suite,
visit the Price Club, and knock boots on screen with recent
Oscar® winner Charlize Theron (looking far more
fetching than she did in MONSTER). He also seems to pick up the
tab a lot in this film.
What would a cross-country road trip with Billy
Bob be like? Well, in real life, we know for a fact that Billy
Bob carts crates full of bottled water in the back seat
with him, and that he likes to do the driving, because, behind
the wheel, he is the master of space and time. Other
than that, we leave it to WAKING UP IN RENO to fill in the
blanks. Look for a cameo by
screenwriter and frequent Billy Bob acting compadre Brent
Briscoe as the local heat, as well as quick appearances by
Penelope Cruz and Tony Orlando (sans Dawn). By the way, some uncredited stunt driving in the film is performed
by none other than BBT stand-in and beloved Planeteer Eddie DeVerna!
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