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Wednesday Video Spotlight: Christian Kane plays real-life cowboy in real-life horseracing movie "50 to 1"

by Brandy McDonnell Published: April 9, 2014

The inspirational true story of 2009 Kentucky Derby longshot Mine That Bird races to Oklahoma movie screens Friday with “50 to 1,” with Norman-bred actor Christian Kane, Skeet Ulrich and William Devane portraying the maverick New Mexican cowboys who took the crooked-legged racehorse all the way to Churchill Downs.

As previously reported, members of the cast and crew and even the real-life horse from the upcoming movie “50 to 1″ today wrapped up a three-day trek through Oklahoma on their “50 to 1″ bus tour.

The cast and filmmakers of the fact-based sports drama hit the road on a cross-country tour beginning March 17 to promote the major motion picture’s release.

Oklahoma stops on the bus tour included the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma State University and Eskimo Joe’s in Stillwater, and the Brady Arts District in Tulsa. The tour also included a stop by our NewsOK studios, where I got to interview actor Jamie McShane, director/producer/co-writer Jim Wilson and co-writer/co-producer Faith Conroy.

I’ll have more information on the tour and movie Friday; in the meantime, check out these featurettes and trailers for the film:


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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