Jake Gyllenhaal To Feature In Sam Hargrave’s ‘Prophet’
By Zenger News DeskWASHINGTON — Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in “Extraction” fame director Sam Hargrave’s upcoming superhero movie “Prophet.”Based on “Deadpool” creator Rob Liefeld’s Image comic book series, the project comes from Studio 8. Gyllenhaal will star as John Prophet, a man conscripted by Germans near the end of World War II and subjected to scientific experiments that gave him superhuman strength. In the film, John Prophet (Gyllenhaal) volunteers for a German experiment near World War II to feed his family. Liefeld introduced Prophet in the pages of the Image Comics series “Youngblood” before the character headlined his own title in 1993. He could be described as anti-Captain America — a DNA-enhanced super-soldier from the World War II-era who awakens in our time after being put in cryogenic freeze for a future mission.thewestsidegazette.com
Popcorn With Zenger: ‘The Guilty’ (2021) Is An Exciting Exercise In ‘Less Is More’
Not Netflix’s “The Guilty” (2021), an American remake of a 2018 Danish film of the same name. Hollywood productions have been forced to get creative about completing movies with COVID-19 restrictions limiting how cast and crew can interact. Similar to the 2021 BBC Two film “Together,” “The Guilty” is bare-bones filmmaking showing just how creative some in Hollywood can be with less. Jake Gyllenhaal in a moment of self-reflection in “The Guilty” (2021). “The Guilty” is a bottle film that gets the maximum out of using Gyllenhaal as its avatar.thewestsidegazette.com
Preview: Jake Gyllenhaal talks new movie "Southpaw"
Gyllenhaal, who plays boxer Billy "The Great" Hope, tells Gayle King why some of the scenes in the film are tougher to watch. He also shares how he prepared physically and mentally for the role. Watch the full story Thursday on "CBS This Morning."cbsnews.com