Trace Adkins summed up his role in the new film "The Lincoln Lawyer" in his own succinct way when he gathered friends and media for a screening of it recently.
"I'm in it at the beginning and the end and there's a buncha crap in the middle," Adkins said with a smile of the movie, which opened Friday.
He's on screen about 3 minutes, but it's another solid step in the country singer's second career with a handful of parts slated for later this year.
While short, Adkins' scenes are humorous, memorable and key character development moments for star Matthew McConaughey's character, a defense attorney who operates his practice out of a Lincoln. Adkins plays a biker in the film who has engaged McConaughey to represent a member of his gang.
McConaughey, a country music fan, invited him to try out for the role, but it wasn't given to him.
"I had to go read for it," Adkins said last week. "And I really appreciate the fact that the director Brad Furman told me, `I didn't know who you were. YouRead More »from Trace Adkins Passes ‘Lincoln Lawyer’ Screen Test