Actor considered likely Oscar contender as determined dad to tennis phenoms Venus and Serena in upcoming biopic.
Meanwhile, co-stars Finn Little, Medina Senghore and Jon Bernthal reveal how they overcame early jitters working with the Oscar winner.
Showtime is moving ahead on its series adaptation of "American Gigolo" with Jon Bernthal set for the lead role. The premium cabler has given out a pilot order for the show, which was first put into development at the network in 2016. David Hollander, who most recently was the showrunner on Showtime's "Ray Donovan," will […]
Christian Bale and Matt Damon break down their mutual onscreen beatdown and then answer the burning question of whether Jason Bourne could best Batman.
Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes, and Amber Rose Revah talk about the various sociopolitical responses to Netflix's "The Punisher."
Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga are in final negotiations to join the cast of the prequel to “The Sopranos,” with the working title “The Many Saints of Newark,” an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap. Bernthal and Farmiga join the cast opposite Alessandro Nivola, who is playing Dickie Moltisanti in the feature film. Both Bernthal and Farmiga’s character details are under wraps. “The Many Saints of Newark” is set in the era of the Newark riots in the 1960s, when the African-Americans and the Italians of Newark were at each other’s throats, and when among the gangsters of each group, it became especially lethal. While other plot details are vague, the film is expected to include appearances from several key characters from “The Sopranos.” Also Read: Jon Bernthal Rips Alt-Right 'Punisher' Fans: 'F-- Them' “The Sopranos” series creator David Chase co-wrote the script with Lawrence Konner. Alan Taylor (“Thor: The Dark World,” “Game of Thrones”) is directing the film. Chase and Konner will also produce. Nicole Lambert on behalf of Chase Films and Marcus Viscidi are executive producing. Farmiga recently wrapped production on Ava DuVernay’s Netflix limited series, “Central Park Five,” and she’ll next be seen in “Godzilla: King of Monsters” and “Captive State.” She’s repped by CAA, Authentic Talent, ID and Peikoff Mahan Bernthal’s upcoming projects include James Mangold’s untitled Ford vs Ferrari film and he is about to premiere in the second season of “The Punisher.” He is represented by WME, Attorney David Weber and Narrative PR. Variety was first to report. Read original story Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga to Join ‘Sopranos’ Prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ At TheWrap
There are no zombies in sight, but the danger feels omnipresent for Walking Dead alum Jon Bernthal in the dark and brooding trailer for the new thriller, Sweet Virginia.
This two-and-a-half minute clip, premiering exclusively on Yahoo Entertainment, illustrates where Frank Castle (played by Jon Bernthal) came from ... and where the Punisher is going.
When Jon Bernthal and Tom Holland were shooting “Pilgrimage” together both actors were simultaneously trying to land roles in the Marvel big and small screen universe. During breaks from filming the gritty medieval action film, the two actors collaborated on the audition tapes that helped convince Marvel higher-ups they were the right people to play... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/film/news/jon-bernthal-punisher-tom-holland-spider-man-pilgrimage-1202393579/" title="Read How Tom Holland Helped Jon Bernthal Land His Role as Marvel’s ‘Punisher’">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
The second season of Daredevil starts streaming on Netflix on Friday, and it re-shapes and sharpens the series in new ways. The first seven episodes made available for review introduce two key characters from the Marvel Comics series—the Punisher (Jon Bernthal) and Elektra (Elodie Yung)—and tinker with Daredevil Matt Murdock’s law-office relationships. Thus we get lots of knock-down, drag-out fistfights between Charlie Cox’s Daredevil and Bernthal’s Frank Castle, the emotionally-wounded war vet who becomes known as the Punisher, followed by some awfully long discussions between the two about how ethically vexed it is to engage in knock-down, sometimes murderous fistfights, complete with dialogue such as “I think that the people I kill deserve killing.” It would be an interesting debate if the speeches were as vivid as the fight scenes are.
The Punisher, actor Jon Bernthal’s character from Netflix’s <em>Daredevil</em>, will get his own Netflix spinoff series from Marvel, Deadline has confirmed. The character makes his debut when <em>Daredevil</em> begins its second season March 18. No date has been set for <em>The Punisher</em> bow, which was first reported by TVLine. At New York’s Comic Con in October, Bernthal ( <em>The Walkng Dead</em>) called the Punisher “an iconic character who people care an enormous amount about." He told reporters the…