The Baytown Outlaws Gets Full Trailer, New Poster

The Baytown Outlaws Gets Full Trailer, New Poster

Barry Battles’ The Baytown Outlaws (once known as The Baytown Disco) could and should be a ton of fun. On paper, it sounds like a Southern-fried Fargo, a double-barreled Grindhouse thriller set below the Mason-Dixon line.

Even that first poster embraced its gritty, sleazy potential, turning a traditional Star Wars pose into a Smokey and the Bandit tribute.

Nabbing Billy Bob Thornton for the role of chief redneck villain is fantastic. Adding Eva Longoria as the gratuitous hottie is effective (while not entirely groundbreaking).

But the hook appears to be the idiotic brothers hired by Longoria’s character to retrieve her kidnapped brother, who happens to be in a wheelchair.

It’s described by one character as “a damn simple smash-and-grab.”As you can probably guess, it ends up being anything but that.