February 29, 2008 08:46:52 GMT
The successful country singer is going to star in a comedy film 'Beer for My Horses' he co-wrote and co-produced.
"Should've Been a Cowboy" hitmaker Toby Keith is said to be heading to the big screen once again. According to Variety, the country singer has joined the on-going production of "Beer for My Horses" as the film star.
For the comedy movie, the 46-year-old singer will portray a small town deputy. He will also act as the film's co-writer as well as co-producer. Further, he is going to work together with Rodney Carrington, Ted Nugent, Willie Nelson, Claire Forlani, Barry Corbin and Tom Skerritt.
"Beer" is a movie about two small town deputies going on a crazy road trip to save their girlfriends from drug lords. The film which title taken from Keith's hit single is financed by CMT films. It will be directed by Michael Salomon.
Prior to this film project, Keith has been involved in another feature film entitled "Broken Bridges". In the drama musical film outed on limited release on September 8, he starred opposite Kelly Preston. The film which also air on CMT was previewed on 84 screens in the U.S. and has grossed $251,000 in its four weeks total.