An inventive twist on the heist genre combines with Taylor Hackford’s meticulous direction and an excellent cast led by Jason Statham to make Parker a fun and modern piece of film noir.
Parker director Taylor Hackford talks with Spinoff Online about the process and history involved in bringing author Donald E. Westlake’s fictional thief to the big screen.
Michael Chiklis, who plays the nefarious Melander in Parker, talks with Spinoff Online about typecasting, going up against action star Jason Statham, and the thrill of signing a comic to Stan Lee. Parker opens Friday.
Dennis Quaid and Michael Chikilis have signed on to star in a CBS pilot set in 1960s Las Vegas focusing on a real-life rodeo cowboy turned sheriff.