Jonah Hill ‘humbled’ after surpassing Samuel L. Jackson’s onscreen cursing record

Jonah Hill has been “humbled” to learn he has surpassed Samuel L. Jackson’s onscreen cursing record.The Superbad actor took to Instagram on Wednesday to post a screenshot of an article on The Wrap with the headline, “Jonah Hill Passes Samuel L Jackson …

Jonah Hill has been “humbled” to learn he has surpassed Samuel L. Jackson’s onscreen cursing record.

The Superbad actor took to Instagram on Wednesday to post a screenshot of an article on The Wrap with the headline, “Jonah Hill Passes Samuel L Jackson With Most F**king Swear Words on Film.”

In the accompanying caption, Jonah celebrated the news by thanking his The Wolf of Wall Street director Martin Scorsese for helping him to achieve the record.

“So many people to thank. @martinscorsese_ thanks for pushing me over the edge. And of course the great @samuelljackson. Humbled,” he wrote, adding: “(Also ‘new report’? Lol what team of scientists cracked this one?). Lots of love.”

According to the new Profanity on Film report from Buzz Bingo, Hill has collectively said the most swear words in all the movies he’s appeared in, with a total of 376 profanities. He was followed by his The Wolf of Wall Street co-star Leonardo DiCaprio in the rankings, who has 361 curse words recorded, and Jackson, who had 301.

Jackson has become well known for using curse words in films, especially in flicks like Jackie Brown and Snakes on a Plane.

Other celebrities on the list included Adam Sandler, Al Pacino, Denzel Washington, Billy Bob Thornton, Seth Rogen, Bradley Cooper, and Danny McBride.

Responding to Hill’s Instagram post, his friend and frequent collaborator Rogen simply commented, “The dream.”

And in response, the 36-year-old wrote: “We should make a last dance (2020 series about Michael Jordan’s basketball career) style doc of me exhausted getting to the final f**k. ‘I can’t do it anymore!'”

Buzz Bingo’s analysts studied over 3,500 movie scripts for their report.

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Kevin Bacon would take Joe Exotic role ‘in a second’

Kevin Bacon would jump at the opportunity to portray Tiger King star Joe Exotic on the big screen because the incarcerated zookeeper is his “type of guy”.The Footloose star was recently named as the bookmakers’ favourite to bring Exotic to life in the …

Kevin Bacon would jump at the opportunity to portray Tiger King star Joe Exotic on the big screen because the incarcerated zookeeper is his “type of guy”.

The Footloose star was recently named as the bookmakers’ favourite to bring Exotic to life in the inevitable movie adaptation of the stunning true-crime tale, which is documented in Netflix hit Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.

And during an appearance on U.S. breakfast show Today, Bacon admitted he is ready and waiting for the call.

“I’d play Joe Exotic in a second,” he insisted, revealing he first pondered the casting when his actress wife, Kyra Sedgwick, asked him why he was even watching the docuseries.

“‘This is an amazing show,'” he recalled telling her. “I said, ‘The reason that I’m watching this show is because these are the kind of characters I get asked to play.’ This is my type of guy, you know, so listen, fingers crossed!”

The 61-year-old has even been campaigning for the role on social media, with him sharing a mocked-up image of his face on Exotic’s body.

“I saw Tiger King, and now I bet you can’t unsee this,” he posted on Twitter in early April. “Bacon Exotic might have a nice ring to it?”

Bacon isn’t the only star eager to sink his teeth into the outrageous character – Dax Shepard threw his name out for consideration in March, while bookies believe Edward Norton, Billy Bob Thornton, David Spade, and Ben Stiller would also be good choices to play Exotic, real name Joseph Maldonado-Passage, in a Hollywood biopic.

Wendy McLendon-Covey is the frontrunner to portray Exotic’s rival, big cat sanctuary owner Carole Baskin, who Exotic is accused of plotting to have killed. Allison Janney, Kristen Wiig, Jennifer Coolidge, and Laura Dern are also expected to be in consideration.

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Billy Bob Thornton unsure about future writing-directing projects

Billy Bob Thornton has plenty of ideas for new movies, but he isn’t sure how relevant they are.As well as acting, Billy Bob also writes and directs. He won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for 1996 flick Sling Blade, which he also starred in and …

Billy Bob Thornton has plenty of ideas for new movies, but he isn’t sure how relevant they are.

As well as acting, Billy Bob also writes and directs. He won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for 1996 flick Sling Blade, which he also starred in and directed, but his other movies weren’t as well received, causing him to wonder if he’s now “obsolete”.

“Well, I do have plenty to say. I’ve got plenty of other movies I could do, just like those,” he said to Vulture about films Sling Blade, Daddy and Them and Jayne Mansfield’s Car, “I don’t know how relevant they are. Maybe I’m obsolete at this point as a writer-director.

“I mean, Jayne Mansfield’s Car, nobody saw it, and the people that did didn’t get it or just didn’t like it. I think if I’d made that movie the year after Sling Blade, it would’ve been a very viable commodity. These days? I don’t think so.

“I like to mix dark humour and drama, and for some reason these days things are very compartmentalised. A lot of independent films, they either make something so weird that it’s inaccessible, or they make it squeaky clean so that it just scratches the surface of some heavy subject.”

The 63-year-old, who has another two Oscar nominations to his name, hasn’t directed a film since 2012’s all-star Jayne Mansfield’s Car, which starred Kevin Bacon, Robert Duvall and the late John Hurt.

However, he’s got plenty more ideas and hasn’t written off making another flick.

“It’s that I just don’t know if the audience, or the studios, or the financial backers have any interest in hearing my stories. Because most of my stuff is based on southern literature and my experiences and … I dunno,” he sighed.

“I mean, it would be great if I could make a movie for just 25 people,” he added with a laugh. “But it’s hard to find anybody to give you money for that.”

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