Pierce Brosnan Has Perfected His Twang

In the new AMC series The Son, the former 007 swaps martinis and an Aston Martin for some whiskey and a horse

James bond. Remington steele. Thomas Crown. Pierce Brosnan has made a career of playing suave leading men. This month, he trades British wit for Texas grit in the Old West family saga The Son (April 8). The series, based on the Philipp Meyer novel, centers on the rise of Brosnan’s Eli McCullough from young pioneer to ruthless oil tycoon. Here, the 63-year-old actor discusses busting genres and beating the Texas heat.

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