Kevin Costner should be very proud of this accomplishment. One of the best movies I have seen in a very long time. I watched the entire series on History Channel, but am purchasing for my video library. Wonderful!
The History Channel has been trying to stretch its wings in recent years and adapt into a more competitive TV marketplace (that's why some of their reality programs seem less and less connected to actual history). Last year, they commissioned their first dramatic mini-series, "The Kennedys," which they then decided not to air due to outside pressures. REELZ picked up "The Kennedys," it became a hit for them, and it won multiple EMMYs at last year's ceremony. Well, I guess the ancestors of the Hatfields ..
This Mini-Series is still currently running, One episode to go. It has Three really stand out actors to me who do an outstanding job portraying the characters.Kevin Costner plays "Anse" Hatfield and Paxton plays "Ol' Ran'l" McCoy. This follows pretty strong to the history of the feud while it's still argued what exactly caused the feud to boil to the point that it did, it was another civil war between Kentucky and W.Virginia.My Soon to be Ex-Wife is a McCoy and boy let me tell you, they really do have some ..