BLITZ: First trailer lands for the Ken Bruen based film. Oct30

BLITZ: First trailer lands for the Ken Bruen based...

Lionsgate has released the first trailer for BLITZ.Folks may remember that was Crimespree that first broke the news that Jason Statham (Pictured right with Ken Bruen and dirctor Elliott Lester) would be starring as Brant, a rather crude, un-pc, borderline sociopath of a cop, in the film version of Ken Bruen’s novel BLITZ. “The South East London police squad are down and out: Detective Sergeant Brant is in hot water for assaulting a police shrink, Chief Inspector Roberts’ wife has died in a horrific car accident, and WPC Falls is still figuring out how to navigate her job as a black female investigator in the notorious...

Ken Bruen on the set of BLITZ. Sep13

Ken Bruen on the set of BLITZ.

As I mentioned a while back, Ken Bruen has a small role in BLITZ as a priest. Ken shot his scenes Monday-Wed last week.Here is a photo of Ken with star Jason Statham and director Elliott Lester.Ken says he had a lot of fun on the set. Things must have gone well since there is more interest in putting Mr. Ken in front of the camera.

BLITZ cast adds Aiden Gillen to the cast.

BLITZ cast adds Aiden Gillen to the cast.

Elliott Lester’s film version of Ken Bruen’s BLITZ is filling out it’s cast.Aidan Gillen (Mayor Tommy Carcetti)has joined the cast. As a huge WIRE fan, I am pumped anytime one of those fine fellows pops up. Aidan has been nominated not only for a BAFTA (I did not even know he was Irish) but a TONY as well.Ken Bruen calls the signing of Gillen as “a dream come through” as he is also a big fan of THE WIRE.He joins the previously announced Jason Statham and Paddy Considine.In addition to Aidan, fellow BAFTA nominee David Morrissey (Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, State of Play, Nowhere Boy)is on board.In addition to...

BLITZ to feature…Father Ken? Jul17

BLITZ to feature…Father Ken?

When BLITZ lands in theaters next year, eagle-eyed mystery fans might notice a familiar face: that of author Ken Bruen.Mr. Bruen will have a bit part as a priest. While I initally cracked up at the thought of this, I have to say I can totally envision him in the white collar. He has a look to him that says you can trust me.It won’t be Ken’s first time in front of the camera. He played “a dead viking” in ALFRED THE GREAT. A film that also saw the start of the film career of producer Redmond Morris. Morris is currently producing LONDON BOULEVARD which is based on the novel of the same name by …Ken Bruen.BLITZ...

Remo Williams coming back to the big screen. Jul10

Remo Williams coming back to the big screen.

Anyone remember Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins? The film starred Fred Ward and came out in 1985. The film was based on the Destroyed novels of Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir. That duo wrote the novels in the 70s and 80s, though other authors have continued the series.Now Remo appears to be returning to the silver screen. Columbia pictures is bringing him back in THE DESTROYER.Williams, a New Jersey cop convicted of a crime he didn’t commit. Williams is sentenced to the electric chair, but his death is faked so he can be reborn as the vigilante character the Destroyer, joining a top-secret assassin squad set up by the government to...