The comedy follows Kutcher, who plays Colt, a struggling semi-pro footballer who returns, after 15 years of no contact, to his Colorado home to help run the family farm with his dad Beau (Sam Elliott) and older brother Jameson — aka “Rooster” (Masterson). Debra Winger portrays Colt and Rooster’s mother who runs the town bar.
The 34-year-old Colt won’t let go of his dream to continue playing football, which leads to a less than warm homecoming.
“Are you kidding me? You’re still chasing this dream?” Elliott’s Beau asks his son.
The family seems to eventually lighten up to their son’s return. Colt and Rooster bond over guns and booze while the parents soon realize the benefits of having their boy back home. The love gets to Colt’s head in no time.
“Maybe I’m the good luck charm this family needs,” Colt says before lightning strikes.
“Hell, the barn’s on fire,” Beau responds as the family rushes to put it out.
Despite the anguished reactions from musicians, fans and even the company’s chairman over the estimated 500,000 Universal Music master recordings lost in a 2008 fire, multiple analysts and experts tell Variety that the loss will have “zero impact” on the valuation of UMG — by far the world’s largest music company — and its parent [...]
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Amazon Music is rolling out on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 — the first pay-TV distribution deal for the ecommerce company’s music service. The cable operator’s addition of Amazon Music comes six months after it added Amazon Prime Video to the X1 lineup. Prime Video quickly became one of the most-used apps on the service, which prompted [...]