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Thornton turns down the chance to return to the football field

Aug 26, 2010 | 1:15pm EDT

The movie star was approached by the film's director Peter Berg and his fellow producers and asked to play Coach Gary Gaines again.

Executive producer Jason Katims tells Entertainment Weekly, "We wanted to pay homage to the movie, so we came up with an idea for a cameo, but Billy wasn't available."

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