Michael Biehn Calls 'Big Love' a Bore
Michael Biehn Calls 'Big Love' a Bore
Glenn Diaz
Glenn Diaz
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
There weren't really any offers, but Michael Biehn, Bill Paxton's co-star in 80s flicks Aliens, The Terminator and Tombstone, is shutting the doors on appearing on Big Love, adding that the polygamy concept of the show is "a bore" anyway. Somebody didn't watch season 4, that's for sure.

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Biehn, 53, tells Movie Web that he was supposed to reunite with Paxton as he was considered for the part of Bill Henrickson's uncle and his mom Lois' younger brother Eddie, a role which eventually went to Brian Kerwin.

"I went out there, put myself out for them, and they went in a different direction. Which didn't sit that well with me," says Biehn, who was part of the Emmy-winning 80s series Hill Street Blues.

"I've never seen the show, but I didn't like the way I was treated by the producers. They enticed me to come out there, meet, and talk, read through stuff. Then they turned around and gave it to Brian Kerwin. I was like, 'Ugh!' Big Love? The producers on that show left a bad taste in my mouth."

He insists later on that he's not "that interested" in appearing on Big Love anyway, reasoning that "the whole concept to [him] is a bore."

Paxton, meanwhile, was spotted last week at the opening of the Dallas International Film Festival to support his friend Tom Huckabee, director of Carried Away, which was screened at the event.

In slightly related Big Love news, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are onboard to write and direct a Mormon-inspired musical comedy that is expected to hit Broadway in March next year.

"Growing up in Colorado, a lot of our friends were Mormons and we always thought their book would make a great musical," says the two in a joint statement.

The musical is expected to gain controversy, something Big Love is all too familiar with. The LDS Church has repeatedly cited concerns over the show's depiction of polygamy.

(Image courtesy of HBO)

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