An aging fighter (Dominic Purcell) in search of redemption steps into the ring with a hungry young pugilist (Izaak Smith) with something to prove in this boxing drama featuring James Caan and Louis Gossett, Jr. co-star in a film featuring Famke Janssen, Kim Coates, Adam Beach, Sheila McCarthy and Michael Ironside.
You have now worked with Liam Neeson on three films. What have you learned from him and what do you admire about him?\
Maggie: He’s like the best fake movie dad I could ask for. Nine years almost. I mean in the movies he is such a rock and has such depth I think it is really an unexpected action hero and I think that’s one of the big reasons “Taken” was such a surprise hit that we couldn’t have expected, but yeah I think personally he has such a weird sense of humor, which I do, too. He’s really funny. If you’re going to be shooting really long days hanging off of buildings and trapped in car chases with someone then thank god he’s got such a weird sense of humor. I just can’t imagine it being with anybody else.
Famke: I would just say about Liam his humanity, his humility, I mean he is one of the biggest movie stars in the world and yet he is so unassuming in real life and he is so in the moment as an actor and he approaches every role with the same gusto and the same amount of integrity. He is really an amazing person, so I feel thrilled and so grateful to have worked with him, not once but three times.
Yesterday was Famke’s 50th Birthday and unfortunately I was too sick to make a post about it yesterday, so it’s here today.
Jess and I haven’t had the site very long but we’ve really enjoyed getting to chat with you guys her and on Twitter about Famke and her career, she’s got another busy year ahead of her and we can’t wait to see what’s next. Between Taken 3 and Hemlock Grove Season 3 and a few other projects there’s gonna be a lot of Famke in our lives for a long time.
We hope she had the happiest of birthday’s and here’s to another amazing year.
HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY, FAMKE!
Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he’s falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he’s pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer and exact his unique brand of justice.
Are you a fan of Netflix’s “Hemlock Grove?” Yes? So YOU’RE the one! Well, we’ve got some bad news for you, sunshine! Netflix announced today that the series will conclude in 2015 with a third and final season.
From the Press Release
The Netflix Original Series “Hemlock Grove,” from Gaumont International Television, a riveting and eerie mystery from executive producer Eli Roth and based on Brian McGreevy’s novel of the same name, has been picked up for a third and final season. Showrunner Charles H. (Chic) Eglee will return for the ten-episode final season, which is slated to premiere on Netflix in 2015.
“We are so grateful to the fans of ‘Hemlock Grove’ who have championed the series so intensely over two seasons,” said executive producer Eli Roth. “We are looking forward to taking the last and final season into some dark and unexpected places and to giving viewers the killer finale you’d come to expect from ‘Hemlock Grove.’”
“We are delighted that our fans have invited us back to explore the fiendish recesses of the human condition for another season. Knowing it will be our last gives us the opportunity to go out in a mushroom cloud of clever and soul-shattering mayhem. See you soon on the twisted streets of Hemlock Grove,” said executive producer Chic Eglee.
“We, along with the fans, are looking forward to visiting Hemlock Grove one last time, and we know that Chic, Eli, and the team will provide a riveting and mind-bending conclusion to complete the series,” said Cindy Holland, Netflix Vice President of Original Programming.
“The fan support of ‘Hemlock Grove’ has been amazing, and we are thrilled Netflix recognizes this and is rewarding the fans with a third and final season. We look forward to delivering a thrilling, suspenseful, and bold narrative for this final chapter. Working closely with Netflix has and continues to be an invaluable collaboration for Gaumont International Television,” said Katie O’Connell, CEO, of Gaumont International Television.
EXCLUSIVE: Indie drama Jack of the Red Hearts has begun filming in New York with X-Men‘s Famke Janssen and The Carrie Diaries‘ AnnaSophia Robb anchoring the cast. Janet Grillo (Fly Away) is directing the film, about a teenage con artist who tricks a desperate mother into hiring her as a live-in companion for her autistic daughter. Writer Jennifer Deaton developed the project with Lucy Mukerjee-Brown at Film Independent’s Producers Lab, and Sundial Pictures is producing it hot off the release of the Jenny Slate-starring Sundance comedy Obvious Child. The company’s Stefan Nowicki, Joey Carey, and Morgan White are producing alongside Mukerjee-Brown.
It also has a stunning gallery theme to go with it, so be sure to stop by the gallery for a proper look and please let me know what you all think in the comments section!