Hatfields & McCoys, the History Channel's miniseries about the long-standing feud between the two families, has turned out to be a pretty big hit, with kudos coming in from all angles. Bill Paxton, Tom Berenger, and Kevin Costner star in the program, all of whom should be quite pleased with the results. If Twitter reactions are to be believed, there are quite a few individuals out there who simply cannot get enough of the historical drama.
What does Kevin Costner think of the miniseries' sudden popularity? Nobody seems to know. Although producers have attempted to reach out to the "Field of Dreams" actor, he's yet to make contact. The reason: Costner is currently diving off the coast of Africa in search of treasure. According to the Los Angeles Times, Costner owns a company that frequently embarks on such worldly expeditions, which effectively makes the guy a parttime Indiana Jones clone. Somebody should make a documentary about this post-haste.
Thinkfactory Media CEO Leslie Greif, the man responsible for bringing the tale to life on the small screen, has attempted to congratulate the star on his recent success, though he's having some difficulty doing so. Apparently cell phone reception at the bottom of the ocean is a little spotty in that part of the world.
"No one can reach him. We're all desperate to reach him. He has no idea what's going on," Greif explained. "He's off the coast of Africa somewhere. He has a company that goes on explorations, and he's on a treasure dive in parts unknown. He's diving for treasure."
Someone should tell him he's looking in the wrong place for dry land.
When he isn't trotting the globe in search of riches or lending his talents to the art of filmed entertainment, the "Bull Durham" alumni can be found rocking out with his band Kevin Costner and the Modern West. From what I understand, they're not half bad. Have a listen below.
If you're one of the many who missed the "Hatfields & McCoys" miniseries, fear not: You can always head down to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and partake in the Hatfield-McCoy Dinner Feud. Choose your table carefully.
Things I learned from Hatfields & McCoys:Forgive before it snowballs.Watch your back.Trust with care.Target practice (just in case).
Watching "Hatfields & McCoys" on the History Channel? Not me. In Tennessee, when we wanna see Hillbillies Fight, we just go to Walmart
Hatfields & McCoys. Loving it.
Hatfields & McCoys is so awesome.
I bet Patrick Swayze's ghost is so heartbroken that he can't be part of the Hatfields & McCoys miniseries.