Sean Penn bulked up and threw his hat into the action ring currently dominated by Liam Neeson and, while it’s a decent attempt, The Gunman is just an average action movie.
Taking down the serial killers and murderers of London that John Luther has to deal with already makes him a bad ass but dealing with them without a gun puts him over the top.
Clay is the leader of The Losers, who were left for dead during a failed mission in Bolivia and now seek revenge on the mysterious CIA operative “Max” who ordered them killed.
Sean Penn is the latest Academy Award winner to try and usurp Liam Neeson in the action department as he plays a special ops assassin in next March’s The Gunman.
Guardians of the Galaxy was finally unseated after five weeks in the top spot by the new Idris Elba/Taraji P. Henson thriller, No Good Deed, while Dolphin Tale 2 had a fairly weak opening compared to the first movie.
It seems like it might be another slow weekend at the box office with the sequel to Dolphin Tale and home invasion thriller No Good Deed, the latter of which was not screened to critics.
Comic Con is just started but there’s tons of news including an Evil Dead TV series, more Fargo, Game of Thrones casting, XXX 3 and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Idris Elba stars as an escaped convict who talks his way into Taraji P. Henson’s house before revealing his true intentions in the upcoming thriller, No Good Deed.
Tons of casting news this week for movies like Sharknado 2 and shows like Gotham while Star Wars: The Clone Wars will wrap up on Netflix, James Franco will tell the story behind the scenes of The Room and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
A classic villain may return to the Bond universe, lots of nerdy TV news and another edition to the Summer of 2015 are just some of the stories in this week’s News Shotgun.