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Kevin Costner: Walking Between The Raindrops Of Killing People

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How does Kevin Costner describe his latest movie "3 Days to Kill"? "It's surprisingly funny and sometimes even a little touching for a guy who's walking between the raindrops of killing people."

Costner plays an international spy trying to get out of the life but circumstances keep him from walking away. He's also trying to reconnect with his daughter. The Oscar winner has children and says he brought that life experience to the part.

"I've been lucky though. As much as you love them, you try and raise them, eventually they're in the driveway saying they want the keys to the car and they want it now...like in this movie when you've been gone, there is no great answer for that and he pays a price for it."

Costner says his on screen persona is trying to do right by everyone while doing what he's paid to do. In that way, he says it's a struggle most everyone can relate to...including him.

"I think a lot of us put our jobs first and I've tried to not let that happen but probably certainly if you go back in my own history with my family maybe it has."

Kevin is also touring with his band this spring and summer and they've released a new single on I Tunes, "Alive in the City".

"3 Days to Kill" opens February 21.

Fun Facts About Kevin Costner: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American actor, singer, musician, producer, and director. He has won two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and one Emmy Award, and has been nominated for three BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards.

2) Costner's notable roles include Eliot Ness in The Untouchables, Crash Davis in Bull Durham, Ray Kinsella in Field of Dreams, Lt. John J. Dunbar in Dances with Wolves, Jim Garrison in JFK, Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Frank Farmer in The Bodyguard, and Jonathan Kent in Man of Steel.

3) He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie for his role as Devil Anse Hatfield in Hatfields & McCoys.

4) Costner allegedly made his film debut in the film Sizzle Beach, U.S.A. Although a biography claims it was actually filmed in the winter of 1978–1979, the film was not released until 1986. Costner made a very brief cameo in the 1982 Ron Howard film Night Shift. He is listed in the credits as 'Frat Boy No. 1' and appears at the climax of a frat-style, blow-out party in the New York City morgue, when the music is suddenly stopped by a frantic Henry Winkler. Costner can be seen holding a beer and looking surprised at the sudden halt of celebration.

‘3 Days To Kill' hits theaters February 21st.

Kevin & his band "Modern West" are touring this spring and summer...and their new single "Alive In The City" is available on iTunes.

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