Statham doing Bruen’s Blitz (Updated with comments from Ken Bruen as well as my own thoughts). Jul03

Statham doing Bruen’s Blitz (Updated with co...

We have confirmed that Jason Statham (THE TRANSPORTER, CRANK) has agreed to play Brant, a rather crude, un-pc, borderline sociopath of a cop, in the film version of Ken Bruen’s novel BLITZ.Paddy Considine (THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM, HOT FUZZ) will be playing Sergeant Porter Nash, an openly gay cop that works with the homophobic Brant.”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...

Hollywood embracing more Bruen. Sep24

Hollywood embracing more Bruen.

Seveal months ago, I mentioned that Ken Bruen had a novel (London Boulevard) optioned for film.Now word comes that more Hollywood folk are realizing just how good the words of Mr. Bruen can be.Variety is reporting that Bruen’s Blitz is looking to come to a theater near you.”In the fast-moving follow-up to the White Trilogy, the south-east London police squad are suffering collective burnout: with tragic deaths, excessive habits, uncontrollable anger and the wrong kind of friendships, the team never had it so bad. When a serial killer takes his show on the road, things get progressively worse. Nicknamed ‘The Blitz,’ a...