David Shoemaker joins the show to talk about how action stars are minted in the post–The Rock era of filmmaking, Dave Bautista’s rise to legitimate actor, and who is primed to make the leap from WWE to the big screen (0:45). Then, Stuber director Michael Dowse comes in to talk about the role of improvisation in his films, working with Bautista and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, and what his future in directing looks like (25:07).
The Making of an Action Star in 2019
Plus: reviving action-comedy and ‘Stuber’ with director Michael Dowse
Musa and Ryan discuss the close finish for Group C
Vikings HC Kevin O’Connell. Plus CFB Coaching Carousel With Bruce Feldman, Tales From the Couch: NBA Reset, and the CFB Top 7.
Plus, Russillo shares his thoughts on the Warriors’ loss to the Mavericks and takes a look at the league at the quarter-season mark
Austin and Warren also explain why they expect Mike White’s success to continue against the Vikings
Mark Goldbridge returns to the Football Fill-In along with Tubes as we discuss England’s performance in the Wales game