Character: Frank Hamer
Critically-acclaimed film and television actor William Hurt has garnered numerous accolades including an Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor for his work in “Kiss of the Spider Woman.” He received three other Oscar nominations for his performances in “A History of Violence,” “Children of a Lesser God,” and “Broadcast News,” and Golden Globe nominations for the latter two. Hurt was nominated for Golden Globes for his television work on the series “Damages” and “Too Big to Fail.” He will soon be seen in the upcoming films “Winter’s Tale,” “The Host,” “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Hers,” and “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His.”
Tough-as-nails Texas Ranger Frank Hamer comes out of retirement to hunt down Bonnie and Clyde after local law enforcements efforts lead nowhere. Hamer pours himself into thinking like the outlaw duo as he tracks their movement throughout the Central United States but finds himself at odds with the media, especially young journalist P.J. Lane, whose sensational and romanticized stories about the couple’s antics hurt his investigations.