Berenger, Boothe Join “Hatfields & McCoys”

Tom Berenger, Powers Boothe and Mare Winningham have all joined “The Hatfields and McCoys” miniseries for The History Channel reports The Live Feed.

The project follows the former friends and Civil War comrades (Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton) who return home after the war to properties on opposite sides of the Tug River border in Kentucky and West Virginia to increasing tensions that bring the neighboring states to the brink of another war.

Berenger will play Costner’s warlord uncle, Boothe is Costner’s level-headed older brother, while Winningham will play Paxton’s beleaguered wife who loses her children and her mind to the feud.

Kevin Reynolds (“Red Dawn”) has signed on to direct the miniseries which will air next year.