The Good Bad Guy

Known for portraying killer characters, actor Jasper Cole strikes a friendlier tone at home in Palm Springs.

If you don’t recognize Jasper Cole’s name, you’ll likely admit his face and menacing screen presence are unforgettable. He’s gained a reputation as one of Hollywood’s most reliable go-to bad guys. Although the actor has more than 100 credits ranging from American Horror Story to Westworld on his resume, he’s probably best known for his turn as Val Kilmer’s sinister sidekick in the 2010 comedy MacGruber

(Watch) Meet Jasper Cole: Hollywood’s Go-To ‘Bad Guy’

We had the good fortune of connecting with Jasper Cole and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Jasper, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
For me, pursuing a career in the arts started with my love of acting and my love for theatre, television and film. I was the youngest of 4 boys and the “Arts” really wasn’t something I knew much about growing up. We were focused on sports and school and small town life in a college town. I always say I was a “closeted Thespian” because I secretly dreamed of being an actor but I had no real…

Meet Jasper Cole | Actor/Producer

We had the good fortune of connecting with Jasper Cole and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Jasper, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
For me, pursuing a career in the arts started with my love of acting and my love for theatre, television and film. I was the youngest of 4 boys and the “Arts” really wasn’t something I knew much about growing up. We were focused on sports and school and small town life in a college town. I always say I was a “closeted Thespian” because I secretly dreamed of being an actor but I had no real…

Demetrius Shipp Jr., Paula Jai Parker, Porscha Coleman & More Added To ‘A Miracle Before Christmas’

Deadline reports that Demetrius Shipp Jr. (All Eyez on Me), Paula Jai Parker (Hustle & Flow) and Porscha Coleman (Dad Stop Embarassing Me!) have boarded the holiday film, A Miracle Before Christmas, from writer-director Lazrael Lison (#Unknown), which is in production in Los Angeles. They join an ensemble that also includes LeToya Luckett, Romeo Miller and Keith David, as previously announced.

The love story centers on Mercedes Wright (Luckett), a famous, fast-talking relationship therapist who has the answers to fixing everyone else’s marital issues but is challenged by problems faced with her own husband (Miller), leaning on help from an angel (David) to get past them. Leslie M. Segar, Megan Chelsea Johnson, Tyler Capri Clark, Jasper Cole and Tatiana Chekhova will round out the cast.

Lison and Chekhova are producing the film under their Summer House Pictures banner, with Charles F. Porter of Black Bench Productions, and Jasper Cole (Never and Again). Marlon D. Haynes is serving as exec producer. 

‘Road Dogs’, ‘Holiday Twist,’ ‘A Miracle Before Christmas’, ‘A Haitian Wedding’, ‘Braek’, ‘Open’ Castings; Acquisitions By Freestyle, Screen Media, Vision Films, Kaczmarek; More – Film Briefs

EXCLUSIVE: Dallas Roberts (Big Sky), Arden Myrin (Orange Is the New Black) and Harvey Guillén (Reacher) have signed on to star in the comedy Road Dogs, from Bustled Knuckle Productions and Residue Remains Productions, which goes into production in Minnesota this summer.

The film centers around three stand-up comedians who hit the road for a simple weekend showcase but soon find their plans derailed by a crooked club owner and her homicidal bouncer. Vanessa Leigh is directing from her and Aaron W. Bennett’s script, which was based on Bennett’s time as an improv comic and comedy club owner in Central Washington. The duo will produce alongside Kris Black from Residue Remains Productions, with Hunter G. Williams of Busted Knuckle Productions serving as executive producer.

The Industry’s Resident ‘Bad Guy’ Jasper Cole on BET Plus ‘The Family Business’

Jasper Cole is Hollywood’s resident “bad guy” with over a hundred television and film credits including television hit series such as American Horror StoryThe RookieWestworld. The veteran actor was named Best Screen Villain by the International Nollywood Film Festival in 2019.

Now Cole is appearing in Season 3 of the BET+ crime drama series The Family Business.

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