Eric Bana brings ‘Dirty John’ to TV with Connie Britton
NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Bana is bringing the popular true crime podcast "Dirty John" to TV with a weekly series on Bravo.
Bana plays John Meehan and Connie Britton plays Debra Newell, a couple in California who met online and fell in love. John claimed to be a doctor, just back from volunteering his services for Doctors Without Borders in Iraq.
Eric Bana immediately said yes to starring in 'The Forgiven'.
The 49-year-old actor portrays notorious murderer Piet Blomfeld in the new drama/thriller by Roland Joffe, which follows his attempt to seek redemption through meetings with Archbishop Desmond Tutu - played by Forest Whitaker - and Bana couldn't believe he was asked to star in the film.
In an interview with Collider, Bana said: "I read the script and loved it, and couldn't believe that Roland was asking me to do it.
Meet the heavy metal King Arthur, righteous superhero protagonist of the headbanging CG epic “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” from director Guy Ritchie of the “Sherlock Holmes” series.
"King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" NEW
A new imagining of the Excalibur myth finds Arthur once more searching for his rightful place in the kingdom. With Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen, Jude Law, Eric Bana. Written by Joby Harold and Guy Ritchie and Lionel Wigram; story by David Dobkin and Joby Harold. Directed by Ritchie. (2:06) PG-13.
Smart Rating: 90.12Spielberg's role: Director, producerGenre: Thriller, dramaStarring: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Geoffrey RushAfter the murder of 11 Israeli athletes and their coach at the 1972 Olympics, the Israeli government secretly assigns Avner Kaufman (Eric Bana) to carry out a series of strategic retaliations. With the help of a driver (Daniel Craig), a forger (Hanns Zischler), a bomb-maker (Mathieu Kassovitz) and a former soldier (Ciarin Hinds), Avner conducts a worldwide operation, targeting 11 individuals. As the assassinations pile up, Avner begins to doubt the morality of his actions.
Eric Bana "always" goes to the cinema the night before he starts shooting a new film to combat his nerves.
The 48-year-old actor gets "very anxious" before he starts filming a new production, and to help him calm down he spends the evening before he graces the set watching a new movie on the big screen, although it "doesn't matter" what movie he sits down to watch.