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-- -- are you heard of the battle Royale between Hatfield and mccoys to families with a -- so intense it's gone down and countless American history books out there epic is being brought back to life by two big name actors.
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We're joined now by the stars of hot fields and that -- is.
-- miniseries on the History Channel Kevin -- Bill Paxon pleasure having the ball welcome -- looks like a great show we talk about Hatfield and mccoys is.
At American folklore as you said people don't often realize -- that there's a lot of actual history to it -- I mean and it's all history and it's all part of our American DNA have.
Violence and who we -- of people when and the -- that came from the civil war.
Did you guys work together before.
Now so it certainly a phone call and put together his project billion going to be a part of -- -- -- say.
I said what we're gonna show on Kennedy said we're showing up in Romania.
-- I was in I was flattered that he was think enemies for the other world.
And at camp has done some great western I was a big fan open remains.
A movie did a couple years ago it he said I think we got a good document here we could really -- great western us.
As a Kevin why did you pick bill you were impressed by his big -- -- It would they have worked our way to get quite as stable -- -- everything's really you know.
There's not much I love yeah.
-- -- ask that you picked up.
And I want to not nearly 300 -- say I want one.
But no I you know we needed a leading man you know we needed somebody -- that you wanted to hold the screen and and that's what's it was you know I was sort of was really important in this in this being too patriarchs and so.
You know -- -- I have probably seen a lot of the same rules as we've come up through our careers and first -- get a chance.
Plan a movie together I mean that's that's half the fun of it we have to make movies are alive and and people you know see the movies but that relationships -- come out of it there.
You know that those -- -- don't really make it and that's what -- life has been about and this has been really good.
The good moment for me to be able to -- -- Bill your great great grandfather was or -- clear on Ancestry.Com -- early this morning digging around and within the confederacy so this it's a little bit home free to be a part of this project in that way it was.
I brought a book that was given by my dad I think 1000 -- -- -- -- -- -- some family member -- small preminger of these of the letters that my great great grandfather wrote from the battlefield to his wife.
And that was what really informed my character of McCoy and I clients I had -- Xerox and blown up and I've shared it with Kevin there was -- such great material there because you're hearing it from a subjective point of view of I went to eastern Kentucky and West Virginia on my way to Romania to see the real sites for this took place but.
You don't you know you're hearing about it in an objective way but when she read letters of people talking about the profiteering going on at home in the war and it helped me kind of build -- Character did you you read the last you know the last letter to because he died he -- was predicting his death figures predicting and there was coaching his wife how to.
Take care their farm and on life if you buy leave you.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You know what happens is when -- -- at something you look at the social economic.
Things going on at the time and early on -- needed your big family to take care of your farm.
And big family suddenly you know -- when they'll get merits and -- got 7080 people that can't be sustained.
And they should be moving to the cities to Memphis to you know and what happened was.
They -- so you when you think about what is what brings -- you young people who don't have jobs.
Who hanging out and bars -- money.
And the drawing up old scars that maybe we know about but they didn't know anything about it but -- next -- you know somebody gets killed.
And then somebody has to be revenge senators and that's very biblical.
In the sense of and I for and I am and that's really what happened I think we were we -- our own reasons for being uncomfortable with each other.
But I think we would have laid down but it was our it was our children and -- those issues and certain cycle pass it.
Really don't listen America the American fabric is guns it's alcohol you know it's been and what -- I anyway if I -- -- strong -- have to take what I want.
Think we should mention that the -- doesn't play's premiere on -- -- day 9 PM on the History Channel and then for three consecutive nights.
Well it can cost of both us and thanks so much for coming into the Kirby cal -- to -- us this morning.
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