Vince Vaughn

Vince Vaughn is a beast like you've never seen him before in 'Brawl in Cell Block 99'

Vince Vaughn is a beast like you've never seen him before in 'Brawl in Cell Block 99'

Three decades ago a teenage Vince Vaughn launched his acting career by landing a wholesome Chevy commercial, a first taste of success that sent the Chicago kid to Los Angeles with his sights on Hollywood.

In this weekend’s unflinching prison picture “Brawl in Cell Block 99” the actor, now 47, comes full circle in a way, channeling a disquieting combination of blue-collar rage and hurt into his fists — pummeling a parade of prison guards, fellow criminals, and one unsuspecting automobile — with a ferocity audiences have never seen before.

This new Vaughn — silent and intimidating, world-weary and smirk-less, a metric ton of power coursing through his imposing 6-foot-5 frame —...

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