Filmed in the winter of —79, the film was not released until and re-released in The release complications and lack of documentation lead many to believe that Costner's debut was in The Touch also known as Stacy's Knights , in with Eve Lilith and Andra Millian. Costner made a brief appearance in the Ron Howard film Night Shift He is listed in the credits as 'Frat Boy No.
Costner can be seen holding a beer and looking surprised at the sudden halt of celebration. Costner at the Cannes Film Festival Costner appeared in a commercial for the Apple Lisa and Table for Five in , and, the same year, had a small role in the nuclear holocaust film Testament.
Later, he was cast in The Big Chill and filmed several scenes that were planned as flashbacks, but they were removed from the final cut. Costner was a friend of director Lawrence Kasdan , who promised the actor a role in a future project. Full-blown movie star status for Costner arrived in , when he starred as federal agent Eliot Ness in The Untouchables and in the leading role of the thriller No Way Out. This film was nominated for 12 Academy Awards and won seven, including two for him personally Best Picture and Best Director.
Costner followed with Robin Hood: The War , also made in , seemed to gain little attention. The science fiction- post-apocalyptic epics Waterworld and The Postman , the latter of which Costner also directed, were both commercial disappointments and both largely regarded by critics as artistic failures.
He personally offered the project to Harrison Ford. In , he starred in Message in a Bottle with Robin Wright , based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The western Open Range , which he directed and starred in, received critical acclaim in , and was a surprise success commercially.
After that, Costner starred in The Guardian and in Mr. Brooks , in which he portrayed a serial killer. Costner was honored on September 6, , when his hand and foot prints were set in concrete in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre alongside those of other celebrated actors and entertainers.
It debuted at the Sundance Film Festival , and received good reviews. It was released in cinemas worldwide in January The film was considered to be an Oscar contender, but did not get a nomination. Costner announced that he would be returning to the director's chair for the first time in seven years, in , with A Little War of Our Own. He was also about to team up again with director Kevin Reynolds in Learning Italian. Neither film has been made as of February He also appears, as a special cameo, in Funny or Die 's "Field of Dreams 2: It broke a record by pulling The miniseries tells the true American story of a legendary family feud — one that spanned decades and nearly launched a war between Kentucky and West Virginia.
Shadow Recruit , as Thomas Harper, a mentor for the series' title character. The same year, he starred in the thriller 3 Days to Kill and the drama Draft Day and produced and starred in Black or White. In , he will appear in the television series Yellowstone , marking the first regular TV series role of his career. In October , they began a worldwide tour which included shows in Istanbul and Rome. The album peaked at No. Three singles "Superman 14", "Long Hot Night" and "Backyard" have been released to radio, although none have charted.
For the single "Superman 14" a live music video was made. In , they went on tour with opening act The Alternate Routes. In August, at the Big Valley Jamboree in Camrose, Alberta , Costner and the band were scheduled next on stage when a severe thunderstorm struck, collapsing the stage and stands on the main stage. One person was reported dead and forty injured.