Billy Bob Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton looks forward to new episodes of 'Goliath' ... and 'My Little Pony'

Billy Bob Thornton looks forward to new episodes of 'Goliath' ... and 'My Little Pony'

Billy Bob Thornton plays a lawyer named Billy on the Amazon Studios legal drama “Goliath,” and to hear Thornton tell it, the similarities between the actor and the character run much deeper than the shared name.

They both have their quirks, they both feel comfortable living in hotels and they both hold a special contempt for people who are “yappers.” But beyond those cursory details, Thornton says there’s an underlying melancholy in the character that he related to on a deeper level.

“He’s never completely satisfied with anything,” Thornton says, laughing. “That’s why the character was interesting to me, because it didn’t rely on the story for the character to be...

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