It’s evident from our brief conversation that Steven Strait is completely dialed in to the universe of The Expanse. The acclaimed series, based on the novels by James S.A. Corey (the pseudonym of Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck), has garnered a devoted audience that spans the globe. During the interview Strait discussed the creative joy he has received from playing the principled and focused leader Jim Holden.
Director/writer Elijah Bynum’s debut feature Hot Summer Nights excels as a seductive visual feast (imagine if Goodfellaswas set in 1991 Cape Cod and centered on a group of troubled youths). The good news is the story is also on point, and in the video below Bynum and actors Maika Monroe and Alex Roe talk about the movie’s immersive visual language.
As movies about killer bears running amok in the wilderness goes,Into the Grizzly Maze(R, 86 minutes, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment) is just what the doctor ordered. The narrative’s greatest asset, along with Bart the Bear playing the titular character, is its talented cast, which includes James Marsden, Thomas Jane, Piper Perabo, Scott Glenn, and Michaela McManus (recently seen in Aquarius).
Into The Grizzly Maze, an action-thriller that boasts an all-star cast (Thomas Jane, Billy Bob Thornton, Covert Affairs’ Piper Perabo, James Marsden) heads to DVD on August 4 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.