Sam Rockwell Walks on ‘Waters’


When it comes to choosing prisoner roles, call Sam Rockwell Mr. Recidivism. He’s ready to walk the green mile once again in Betty Anne Waters.

Rockwell is set to star in the legal drama, directed by Tony Goldywn, as will Hilary Swank and Minnie Driver.

According to THR, the film is “based on the true story of Waters (Swank), an unemployed single mother who saw her brother convicted for a murder-robbery in 1983 and sentenced to life in prison. Convinced of his innocence, she spent the next decade earning a law degree and working on her brother’s case.” Guess which part Rockwell plays. No seriously, in this case you may not know for sure. Hilary Swank is in it after all, and that is one actress that doesn’t mind pretending she’s packing some male heat between them legs. she definitely had more masculinity than me in Boys Don’t Cry.

Rockwell is padding his already impressive resume, landing the role of Justin Hammer in Iron Man 2, as well as currently appearing in the Oscar nominated Frost/Nixon. We also have heard rumors that he will be playing one of the Autobots in Transformers 2, but that was from a drunken midget in an arcade. Still, we consider him a credible source.

Are you interested in seeing Betty Ann Waters? Who would win in a fight, you or Hilary Swank?

Adam Sweeney has a background in journalism, having spent 4 years on the Lone Star Lutheran as an Opinions and Arts & Entertainment columnist. He graduated in May 2008 from Texas Lutheran University with a Dramatic Media degree and hopes to become a filmmaker/journalist/radio host/actor extraordinaire. He also writes film and play scripts and figures if Good Luck Chuck can make it to the big screen then why can't he? He can also be read at as a feature writer on all things basketball, and his personal blog covers everything from politics to why Keira Knightley is looking more like Jack Skellington every day. (

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