We had the opportunity to interview the film’s star, Guy Pearce, about playing a classic action hero in Lockout as well as a bit on his work in Prometheus.
The film is an unabashed throwback to the one-liner rich action movies of the ’80s and Snow – a wise-cracking, butt-kicking, strait talker – is dropped into a world that doesn’t take itself too seriously. We talked to the actor about the appeal of playing the character in Lockout and the benefits of setting the story in the sci-fi genre.
Of course, we’d be crazy if we didn’t also get the actor to touch on director Ridley Scott’s Prometheus. Peace makes a brief appearance as Peter Weyland – the founder of the nefarious Weyland-Yutani Corporation that is responsible for so many of the horrific events in the Alien franchise. We spoke to Pearce about the tone of the film as well as working with Scott – who, Pearce informs us, creates an incredibly comfortable work environment on set.
Take a look at our Lockout and Prometheus video interview with Guy Pearce below:
Lockout opens in theaters today.
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