Willie Nelson, Morgan Freeman hang out on bus in Texas

  • Maribel Molina, Austin360.com
4:35 p.m Thursday, April 6, 2017 Style
Left: Actor Morgan Freeman (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images) | Right: Willie Nelson (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)

Getting a phone call to come hang out with Willie Nelson sounds like the dream, but can you imagine getting to chat with a Hollywood star, too?

Country radio legend Bill Mack recently shared on Facebook that his pal called him to hang out on his bus in North Texas. And of all the people in the world, Morgan Freeman happened to be aboard too.

Mack asked the Oscar winner all about the movie biz. Freeman’s favorite roles include “The Shawshank Redemption,” “Driving Miss Daisy,” “Glory” and “Unforgiven.” And Freeman, who turns 80 this year, shared some of his favorite movies, which all happened to be released before 1960.

As for what brought Freeman and Nelson together, it turns out the megawatt actor doesn’t live in Hollywood. Like Mack, Nelson called up his famous friend, who lives in Clarksdale, Mississippi, to hang and Freeman happily obliged.

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