See, for example, writer-director Jane Anderson’s adaptation of the Terry Ryan memoir, in which he plays Kelly, the alcoholic husband of the saintly Evelyn (Julianne Moore). Harrelson plays the boss of Steve Martin’s disaffected Los Angeles television weatherman, who’s so contemptuous of his job that he doesn’t worry about prerecording his forecasts — after all, the weather never changes in L. Sure enough, one day it rains and Harrelson (who was sailing because he thought it was going to be sunny) is pissed, firing him on the spot. Fox because he wanted me for that part,” Harrelson later recalled, “and that was my first break in the movies.” Even on , in which he and John C.
No one pays him any attention until it’s too late, and Harrelson maximizes the comedic potential of his final flameout of a scene. (2005)Because of the All-American basicness of his looks, Harrelson is a perfect candidate to portray defeated, emotionally distant patriarchs.The apex of that stage was this stoner comedy, which he produces and stars in — though it rather obviously is just an excuse for Mc Conaughey to hang out with his friends, namely Willie Nelson and Harrelson.Harrelson plays Mc Conaughey’s manager in the film, but he’s really just showing up, smoking some weed, and acting like an idiot like everybody else.It is still pretty mind-blowing that this movie exists.is one of those movies everyone involved (including John Cleese, Alicia Silverstone, and Rachael Leigh Cook) forgets they were even in by the time it’s released.