James Hetfield is having a reasonably large 12 months. Not solely as a result of Metallica is one month away from releasing their new album 72 Seasons, however as a result of he is starring in a model new film referred to as The Thicket.
In line with Deadline, Hetfield will star within the movie alongside well-known actors like Peter Dinklage (Sport Of Thrones), Juliette Lewis (Yellowjackets), Esmé Creed-Miles (Hanna), Levon Hawke (The Crowded Room), and Leslie Grace (In The Heights). The Thicket was additionally produced Dinklage and is at the moment in manufacturing in Calgary.
“Set on the turn-of-the-century, The Thicket follows an harmless younger man, Jack (Hawke), who goes on an epic quest to rescue his sister Lula (Creed-Miles) after she has been kidnapped by the violent killer Reduce Throat Invoice (Lewis) and her gang,” reads an outline of the movie obtained by Deadline.
“To avoid wasting her, Jack enlists the assistance of a artful bounty hunter named Reginald Jones (Dinklage), a grave-digging alcoholic son of an ex-slave (Akinnagbe), and a street-smart prostitute (Grace). The gang tracks Reduce Throat Invoice into the lethal no-man’s land generally known as The Huge Thicket — a spot the place blood and chaos reign.”
Sounds fairly metallic, proper? This is not Hetfield‘s first foray into appearing, both. Hetfield starred as Officer Bob Hayward within the 2019 film Extraordinarily Depraved, Shockingly Evil and Vile, and has achieved some voice appearing for reveals like Skylanders Academy, American Dad, and The Simpsons. Add in all these Metallica music movies and we’re fairly positive Hetfield‘s acquired this.
Plus y’know, Hetfield has that complete “wanting like a cowboy within the Wild West” vibe anyway. So this all works out.
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