Woody Harrelson is an American actor and playwright. His breakout role came in 1985 as bartender Woody Boyd in the television sitcom ‘Cheers’. He later became known for his portrayals of Billy Hoyle in ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ in 1992, Mickey Knox in ‘Natural Born Killers’ in 1994, Larry Flynt in ‘The People vs. Larry Flynt’ in 1996, Tallahassee in ‘Zombieland’ in 2009, Capt. Tony Stone in ‘The Messenger’ in 2009, Dave Brown in ‘Rampart’ in 2011, Haymitch Abernathy in ‘The Hunger Games’ film series, Merritt McKinney in the ‘Now You See Me’ film series, the Colonel in War for the ‘Planet of the Apes’ in 2017, Bill Willoughby in ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ in 2017, and Tobias Beckett in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ in 2018.
He has been nominated for an Academy Award three times; he was nominated for Best Actor for ‘The People vs. Larry Flynt’ and Best Supporting Actor for ‘The Messenger’ and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’. For his role in ‘Cheers’, he earned five Emmy Award nominations and won one in 1989.
At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Woody Harrelson movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Woody Harrelson films scheduled to release in 2018 and 2019. We can only hope that the latest Woody Harrelson movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
1. The Highwaymen (2019)
‘The Highwaymen’ is an upcoming American crime film directed by John Lee Hancock, written by John Fusco, and starring Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson. ‘The Highwaymen’ follows Texas Ranger Frank Hamer and ex-partner Maney Gault. The lawmen were out of the Rangers by the time ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ started their robbery reign, but were commissioned as special investigators, coaxed by a consortium of banks to assemble a posse and end the robbery spree of the notorious gang reputed to have killed 13 cops and others. The film stars Kevin Costner as Frank Hamer, Woody Harrelson as Maney Gault, Kathy Bates, John Carroll Lynch, Kim Dickens, Thomas Mann as Ted Hinton and William Sadler.
On June 21, 2017, it was reported that Netflix was in negotiations to extricate the production from Universal Pictures. At the time of the report, Netflix was in early discussions with Woody Harrelson and Kevin Costner for the two lead roles and with John Lee Hancock as director. The script was written by John Fusco and rewritten by Hancock. Casey Silver, who had been developing the project while it was at Universal, was set to produce. On February 12, 2018, it was announced by Netflix that the film had entered production. Hancock was officially confirmed as director, and Harrelson, Costner, and Silver were confirmed as producers. They are set to produce alongside Michael Malone and Rod Lake. The production reportedly has a budget of around $49 million.