Rutger Hauer is a great actor. We children of the ’80s know this, having seen him put in superlative turns in the likes of “Blade Runner”, “Blind Fury”, “Ladyhawke” and of course, “The Hitcher”. Having said that, aside from Christopher Nolan (“Batman Begins”) and Robert Rodriguez (“Sin City”), who have cast the veteran thespian in their films, not enough filmmakers today are seemingly aware of the Power of Hauer.
Ostensibly disgusted at some of the drivel Hauer’s been forced to do the past few years (“Goal II : Living the Dream”, “The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point”, “Minotaur”, “Scorcher”, “Flying Virus”, “Turbulence 3″), filmmaker Jason Eisener cast the actor in his highly-anticipated actioner “Hobo with a Shotgun” which – anyone who has seen the original short on which the feature is based upon – looks like a lot of fun. But more than that, it’s put Hauer front row center again, back with his name above a movie title and his floating head on a one sheeter. And it hasn’t gone unnoticed.
Veteran filmmaker Dario Argento has cast the year-old actor as the title character in “Dracula 3D”, reports Twitchfilm. It’s not the first time Hauer has played Dracula, he also played the Transylvanian bloodsucker in Patrick Lussier’s “Dracula 3 : The Legacy” and also donned the plastic fangs for 1992’s “Buffy, the Vampire Slayer”.
Though it’s been a few years since Argento gave us anything “Suspira” good, the anointment of Hauer as his Dracula sure possesses exciting possibilities.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.