Still The King features Billy Ray Cyrus as Vernon Brownmule, aka "Burnin' Vernon," a scandal-ridden, washed-up, one-hit-wonder who was kicked out of country music, only to emerge 20 years ...
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When Vernon's parole officer shows up at the church, Vernon enlists Walt to help hide his false identity. Jealous of Charlotte and Vernon's budding relationship, Debbie recruits Charlotte to help run...
Still The King features Billy Ray Cyrus as Vernon Brownmule, aka "Burnin' Vernon," a scandal-ridden, washed-up, one-hit-wonder who was kicked out of country music, only to emerge 20 years later as the second best Elvis impersonator around. After crashing into an old country church sign during a drunken bender, he is arrested and sentenced to return and serve as the church's handyman as part of his parole. Along the way, he pretends to be the congregation's new minister and reconnects with a former one-night-stand (Joey Lauren Adams), when he learns he has a 15-year-old daughter (Madison Iseman) he's never met.
First, let me say: I am not a fan of Billy Ray Cyrus (nor his nasty daughter!). I've never watched any prior movie, TV series, etc., with him in it. Just wasn't interested. But somehow this story line sounded like fun and it was worth just checking out. Watched it on Amazon Prime today. Honestly, I have to admit: it's really fun. What I liked best about the humor is it didn't try so hard to make you laugh. Yet, it didn't bog down just being silly. Some clichés, some camp, even pathos- -- but totally enjoyable! The actors are all well cast for their roles. The running "narrative" keeps things lively (think: Jane the Virgin)....hope it continues throughout.
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