After years in the business as a successful character actor, Jasper Cole is in the process of redefining his brand into what many are calling “Hollywood’s Bad Guy.” Knowing the roles that best suit the look and the talent is only just the beginning of understanding the audition process. Knowing how to approach the role, bringing the confidence of being the role and delivering the audition as if the cameras were rolling on the set are just several key techniques in landing the part, in making an impression and in networking. Jasper joins Doc on episode 15 to share his thoughts on how his successful career has landed him over 115 screen credits…and counting.
Welcome to another episode of The Future of Horror, an interview podcast featuring new, upcoming talent in horror, The show is a sibling podcast to Horror News Radio, the official HorrorNews.Net podcast. With each episode, the show’s host, Doc Rotten, spotlights a director, an actor, a screenwriter, an effects artists, a film maker conquering hurdles and barriers to get their films made, to follow their passion, to make horror films.
Actor Jasper Cole joins Doc to discuss his upcoming films, The Purge 2: Anarchy, Captured, Fields of the Undead, Model Home and entertainingly titled Savage Sistas. He shares how he approaches his auditions and determining the brand he is currently evolving into. He shares how networking gives actors the edge to get work with examples with Blumhouse Productions. It is a terrific interview with the man known as Hollywood’s Bad Guy as we delve into what it takes to breath life into the heavy. Cinematic gold!
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