Puss in Boots: Amy Sedaris and Billy Bob Thornton Talk Playing Jack and Jill

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In Puss in Boots, starring Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas, Billy Bob Thornton and Amy Sedaris play the fairy tale icons Jack and Jill. Only in this world, Jack and Jill aren’t little kids, and they are married. “That’s why they chose the hillbillies to play them,” Thornton said to laughter. Traditionally Jack and Jill are siblings. But this is what the world of Shrek that Puss in Boots is spun off of, does so well.

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correction: Not billy bob thornton's first time in the animation world. He provided the voice for the animated movie Princess Mononoke