It was an absolute pleasure to chat with Jeppe not only about Haesten but how he got into acting, his life, hopes and ambitions. We of course talk about The Last Kingdom and the enduring fascination of Viking drama.
SAS: Who Dares Wins – Rudy Reyes shares the secrets of his success
After we spoke, I reflected on Rudy’s achievements so far, it pained me to hear about his childhood, but he can be so proud that he provided the foundations for his brothers and guiding light for their wellbeing. What an incredible man he is.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Maria Erwolter #1899
From The Ritual to 1899, this actress keeps extending her range of characters and lighting up our screens. With a busy family life, Maria keeps grounded with meditation and most impressively paying it forward to the next generation.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Alexandre Willaume #1899
I was delighted that 1899 actor Alexandre Willaume joined me on The Mighty Dragon podcast to discuss his character Anker, the hesitant priest aboard the ship. As a Danish actor, I was keen to get his insights into the strengths of the Danish film industry, and how he forged his career path. A career path which has taken him all over the world.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Phillip Noyce
He recalls his time visiting The Last Emperor set in Beijing and witnessing 4,000 people on set under the command of Bernardo Bertolucci. His friendship with Federico Fellini and some unforgettable advice he was given.
Interview with Lorraine Tai #thebatman
Lorraine was Cheri in The Batman, the beautiful silver-fingered co-ed that works at the 44 Below. Other roles include The Lost Girls, Sensation, and Ground Control. She will be stepping into a well-known Paramount movie production soon, which is hugely exciting for this multi-talented actress, her star keeps rising.
Interview with Stella Stocker #thebatman
When scrolling her multiple IMDb listings I was delighted to see that she had also appeared in Blithe Spirit (a Noel Coward play which yours truly appeared in years ago too!). A passion for period drama and some very exciting projects planned, I am delighted to welcome Stella Stocker to The Mighty Dragon.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Marise Alvarez #obiwankenobi #nyche
With such a diverse career, this multi-talented actress has worked with some impressive, inspiring filmmakers such as Benicio Del Toro, Steven Soderbergh, John Malkovich and Martin Sheen. Notably, Marise is in one of my favourite films, Soderbergh's Che (parts 1 & 2) as Vilma Espin.
Interview with Jack Schumacher #topgunmaverick #omaha
Jack describes Tom Cruise as "one of the last true movie stars", we get to hear how working with Tom is a masterclass in acting and filmmaking.
Interview with James Northcote #thelastkingdom
As Aldhelm in The Last Kingdom, James gives an insight into this loyal Mercian and devoted supporter of Æthelflæd. We peep behind the scenes too as James reveals his favourite memories from his time on set.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Adrian Schiller #thelastkingdom
Adrian discusses Æthelhelm, his favourite parts of his character, his motivations and how the character immersed itself into The Last Kingdom. But was Athelhelm's movitations misjudged?
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Carey Jones #blackkrrsantan #thebookofbobafett
Carey chats to me about his time on The Book of Boba Fett set and how physically challenging and rewarding portraying Santy is. We also speak about how he got into the industry and his route into Twin Peaks, The Walking Dead, Mare of Easttown, Predators, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and so much more.
The Mighty Dragon meets Tait Fletcher
We know Tait as Alpha Trawler and Paz Visla in The Mandalorian. He shares with me how he prepared for these characters, his experience with George Lucas's linguist, Star Wars fan theories and some behind-the-scenes memories with Carl Weathers. His favourite Star Wars character surprised me at the time, but now reflecting back on our conversation can see how that all fits in.
Interview with Emily Swallow #actress #themandalorian #supernatural #sealteam #starwarsinterview
As a Star Wars fan, one of the older generation ones, I am beyond honoured to have my first The Mandalorian interview in The Mighty Dragon, especially with such an accomplished actress as Emily Swallow.
The Mighty Dragon vs Phillip Noyce – part 2 #podcast
Phillip Noyce talks to The Mighty Dragon about the challenges of filming at sea for the film Dead Calm, where Mother Nature called the shots.
Interview#23 Bob Wall #actor #stunts #writer
What I remember the most about the great Bruce Lee is how much fun he was to be around, brilliant, kind, funny, talented, goal oriented, hard working, challenging and just a great human being.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Maria Tran #lastkingofthecross
I'm so delighted to have Maria Tran back on The Mighty Dragon. Now based in Vegas, Maria has been super busy (and that's an understatement) with multiple projects. One being working alongisde Tim Roth in Last King of the Cross, a big budget Australian series based on the book by John Ibrahim. She talks to me about her character, Madame Tien, and the inspiration she got creating this formidable character.
Screenwriting advice from the Pros – Phillip E. Hardy #purgatorystation
Phillip also manages a Facebook screenwriting group, Screenwriters Talking Shop. This is a super-friendly, helpful and supportive group and a great resource for all writers serious about their craft.
Deborah Richards: Vegas Filmmaker #MoveMeNoMountain
It’s been a year since we last spoke where Debbi was in post production with Move Me No Mountain, her first feature film. A year down the line now, the film is on Amazon Prime! What an achievement!
Dress Code twists ‘n’ secrets podcast #dresscode
Did I say mobster? Yes... but not quite what you expect with a mobster movie. This movie explores a very sensitive subject from boy to man, as Bobby Russo navigates his identity in an uber-macho environment.
Podcast with Cat Lellie #movemenomountain
Underneath the streets of Vegas lives a community of homeless, not much separates rich and poor in that City, from one extreme to another.
Podcast with Brahim Chab
Hailing from France, this international actor seems to be happiest when he’s training and perfecting his skills.
Podcast with Dustin Nippert #physical100
We couldn’t blink or breathe as the gruelling challenges pitted contestants against each other, all with a chance to win a huge sum. But, to me, it wasn’t the cash prize that drove these contestants but the endorphins as the game progressed and challenges got harder.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Anne-Marie Scragg #firefly
Here we look into the creative, intimate world of indie film, through the joy and tears on set in Cornwall. We discuss the spontaneity and creative freedom of indie film, and the considerations of working with children and on location.
The Mighty Dragon interview with Isaak Dentler
German actor, Isaak Dentler, portrayed mutiny forerunner and crewman Franz in 1899. His character, which I initially thought of as a bully, peeled away to reveal someone with a heart of gold. His character paying the ultimate sacrifice to help another.