During my “Sons of Anarchy” set visit, I had the opportunity to participate in roundtable interviews with members of the cast. The legendary Ron Perlman talked to us about not really getting into the social aspects of the show, getting in touch with his character (Clay), and talked a little bit about the possibility of him appearing in Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Hobbit”. Check it out after the jump.
I got sucked into this series during reruns of the first season. Could not turn away. Sure it’s a procedural and we’ve all seen dozens of these, but there was something about this particular version that caught my attention and held it. I’m gonna try to explain what the special ingredient is, so just bear with me…
This is the pitch for this series… You’ve got to imagine the show creator, Rand Ravich sitting in a room filled with stone faced executives and saying, “You know ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’, an innocent man thrown into jail where he is forgotten for 20 years? When he returns to his home after his escape, he does so in the guise of a wealthy man now vowing revenge against all those responsible for his years in jail. Great story, right? Now imagine that character as a detective in Los Angeles, fighting crime with a sexy, sexy female partner…more after the jump: