'Hatfields & McCoys': 5 things to expect from History's miniseries


by Mandi Bierly Tonight, the miniseries Hatfields & McCoys, starring Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton as the patriarchs at the center of the great American family feud, premieres on History (9 pm ET). Here's what awaits you: 1. A bullet-riddled history

Actor Kevin Costner is no stranger to feuds these days, onscreen and off. Not only is he starring in a new miniseries based on one of the longest running feuds in history, but he unknowingly landed in hot water with the royal

Directed by Kevin Reynolds, the Hatfields & McCoysis the best mini-series I have seen since the days of Lonesome Dove.

But in between, he has taken the role of Cotton Top in the History Channel mini-series, Hatfields & McCoys, a character that has Fisher virtually unrecognizable and, according to him, completely outside himself as a person. “Something that I really

"It went on one hair at a time, singly laid in," he says of the old-man whiskers he wears for Hatfields & McCoys, an epic three-night miniseries beginning tonight on History. Costner plays Devil Anse Hatfield, patriarch and neighbor-from-hell to

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