In just a few short months, The Walking Dead will return with the midseason premiere No Way out, airing on Valentine's Day, Sunday, February 14 at 9 PM ET on AMC. The series was a huge hit from the start, but it has since grown into one of the biggest shows on any network, broadcast and cable alike. Frank Darabont created the original series and served as showrunner for the first two seasons, before he left the show. As it turns out, the series creator had originally wanted a different actor to portray Rick Grimes, according to Uproxx, Thomas Jane.
The site reports that, early on in The Walking Dead's development, Frank Darabont had been eyeing Thomas Jane to play Rick Grimes, when the series creator had been trying to sell the show to HBO. Eventually, HBO passed on the project, and then Thomas Jane became attached to star in HBO's Hung, when AMC picked up the series. Hung debuted in 2009, one year before The Walking Dead debuted on AMC. Hung only lasted for three seasons before it was canceled by HBO, while Andrew Lincoln went on to star as Rick Grimes.Read More
The cast and crew of Lionsgate's sci-fi thriller Vice tell their favorite Bruce Willis stories from the set in our exclusive preview for the Blu-ray and DVD release on March 17. While we don't hear from Bruce Willis himself, stars Thomas Jane, Ambyr Childers and Johnathon Schaech discuss their experiences in working with the iconic actor. We also hear from director Brian A Miller, who worked with Bruce Willis on back to back projects Vice and last year's The Prince.
Vice centers on Julian Michaels (Bruce Willis), who has designed the ultimate resort in Vice, where anything goes, and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial (Ambyr Childers) becomes self-aware and escapes, she finds herself caught in the crossfire between Julian's mercenaries and a cop (Thomas Jane) who is hell-bent on shutting down VICE. Can she stop the violence once and for all?Read More
Just before Marvel got back The Punisher rights, the studio also reacquired the rights to Daredevil, which they used to create the new Netflix TV series Marvel's Daredevil. Since the Marvel Cinematic Universe is already planned out for many, many years, some think it's possible that the studio is bringing The Punisher back as another Netflix TV series. Coincidentally, Marvel's Daredevil showrunner Steven S. DeKnight revealed on his Twitter account in November that The Punisher is the one comic book show he'd like to make, other than Marvel's Daredevil. What do you think about all these revelations? Would you like to see Thomas Jane come back as The Punisher? Chime in with your thoughts, and take a look at Steven S. DeKnight's tweet below.
Punisher. RT @samunoz19: @stevendeknight if you could make a show about a comic book character that isn't Daredevil, which would it be?— Steven DeKnight (@stevendeknight) November 2, 2014Read More
Artificial intelligence comes to life in sinful ways in the first trailer for Vice, starring Bruce Willis and Thomas Jane. The project reunites director Brian A Miller with Bruce Willis, who collaborated together on the recent-action-thriller The Prince. As you'll see below, Vice is just the latest in what appears to be a string of film and TV projects involving A.I. androids, including the upcoming Westworld remake and Neill Blomkamp's Chappie.
Julian Michaels (Bruce Willis) has designed the ultimate resort: Vice, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think, and feel like humans. These androids have their memories wiped after each encounter, where anything goes, including rape or murder. When an artificial (Ambyr Childers) becomes self-aware and escapes, she finds herself caught in the crossfire between Julian's mercenaries and a cop (Thomas Jane) who is hell-bent on shutting down Vice and stopping the violence once and for all.Read More
In this shop, these people may be pawning far more than they bargained for: Brendan Fraser, Elijah Wood, Vincent D'Onofrio, Academy Award nominee Matt Dillon, Norman Reedus, Thomas Jane, Lukas Haas and Paul Walker star in 3 twisted tales all connected by items from a Southern small-town pawn shop. A man searching for his kidnapped wife, a couple of white-supremacist meth heads, and a sad-sack Elvis impersonator, plus more desperate characters come to life in the action-packed and hilarious story written by Adam Minarovich and from the director of Running Scared, Wayne Kramer. Check out the trailer and two posters for Pawn Shop Chronicles before this Kentucky fried action comedy hits theaters and VOD this July.
Pawn Shop Chronicles was released in 2013.Read More
Thomas Jane returns to the director's chair with A Magnificent Death from a Shattered Hand, starring himself, Nick Nolte, and Jeremy Irons. Little is known about the plot of this gothic Western. It is set to start shooting in the spring of 2013 for an early 2014 release date. It will likely be in 3D, making it the first 3D Western to come out of the new digital age. Thomas Jane's business partner and long-time collaborator, artist Tim Broadstreet, has created two teaser posters for A Magnificent Death from a Shattered Hand, which offer a hint at what we can expect from this gritty thriller.
A Magnificent Death from a Shattered Hand was released in 2014.Read More