These characters will always have identifiable human traits, the devoted family man and good friend. Inside the monster, you will often find a sad childhood, neglect, bad parents, and exclusion. Is the monster borne out of these circumstances or where they always there?
Actor Darrin Giossi appeared in Season 2 of Mindhunter as a recruit. Looking back at Darrin's career you can see an interesting blend of characters. His last film, News of the World, saw him act alongside Tom Hanks, which it seems to have made a lasting impression on him . We spoke about these experiences, Mindhunter prep and more.
He plays Ted Gunn in Mindhunter, Season 2. This character, Michael explains, is a combination of characters rather. It was interesting to hear the meticulous preparation and rehearsals before each shoot. The genius of David Fincher certainly comes across in every interview in this series.
A humble actor, he has many credits to his name, Into the Dark, NCIS, S.W.A.T., Dawson’s Creek, Mindhunter… I could go on. Some of his favourite moments have been his “pinch me” moments, this could be from being on set with Tom Hanks in From the Earth to the Moon or working with David Fincher on Mindhunter.
Welcome to the first part of my Mindhunter Special. Join me in this new series where I interview cast members about Mindhunter, but also their backgrounds and prep for their characters. From Washington to Pittsburgh First up is Cotter Smith, he played one of my favourite characters, Unit Chief Shepard, in Seasons 1 and 2.... Continue Reading →
Jake comes from a large acting family, so it was pretty much imprinted in his DNA from day one. His parents, actors Bobby Cannavale and Jenny Lumet, encouraged him as he carved out his unique presence centre screen. His step mother, Rose Byrne, being a guiding, positive influence too.
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.
My journey on The Mighty Dragon over the past three years has lead me to meet some truly special and gifted folk, Bernard Bullen is most definitely one of those. I'm so honoured to have this fine actor here as part of The Mandalorian interview collection on The Mighty Dragon.
I had the pleasure this week of catching up with The Mandalorian actor Miguel A. Lopez to discuss his role as a Tusken Raider on The Mandalorian series (Disney+). As a matter of fact, Tusken Raiders are my second favourie being from Tattooine, Undoubtedly menacing, they first appeared in A New Hope where they encounter a young Luke Skywalker.
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.
Arne jumped back on the podcast to update me on further horror recommendations he didn't want to miss out. This is the fourth and final part of our horror film podcast and therefore ends the Halloween season on The Mighty Dragon. Thank you to Arne and all the contributors who have added a touch of terror to The Mighty Dragon.