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Alex Zane sits down with actors and filmmakers to discuss their cinematic achievements and discover the stories behind the projects they've worked on.

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Synnøve Karlsen

Synnøve Karlsen

2021-09-2850:541

Synnøve Karlsen joins Alex for this week's episode to talk about her feature film debut in the hugely anticipated Last Night In Soho. They talk about how she got the role of Jocasta and her experience of working with the brilliant director Edgar Wright on the project. They also discuss her breakout role in the hugely successful BBC series Clique, the person she'd really love to play in a film and various methods of how to cure sleeplessness. Hope you enjoy the show and feel free to get in touch using any of the below, cheers!Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Daniel Gillies

Daniel Gillies

2021-09-2101:19:08

Alex has a fascinating chat with the brilliant actor, writer and director Daniel Gillies, who stars in the incredible new horror movie 'Coming Home in the Dark' which is released this October. They discuss his phenomenal performance playing a psychopath, what a departure this role is for him and what attracted him to the film... as well as the pros and cons of owning a 7 month old husky, his thoughts on the state of cinema today, why he moved from New Zealand to LA and lots lots more. Hope you enjoy the episode and follow us at any of the below for all the latest news, cheers!Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Paul Feig

Paul Feig

2021-09-1401:06:13

Alex is joined by the wonderful writer and director Paul Feig to talk about his career and the impact his 2011 comedy Bridesmaids had on both cinema and the kind of films he was able to make. They discuss his big screen blockbusters like The Heat and Spy, and working with Melissa McCarthy, as well as his 2016 Ghostbusters reboot and upcoming Netflix fantasy The School For Good And Evil. Hope you enjoy the episode and don't forget to leave us a rating and review and get in touch at any of the following places:Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Tom Ellis

Tom Ellis

2021-09-0748:161

Alex catches up with the wonderful Tom Ellis on the eve of the final season of Lucifer, which arrives on Friday September 10th on Netflix. They discuss how Tom began his journey, the show's massive popularity and how cool it is when you first see steam coming out if a manhole in New York! Hope you enjoy the episode and don't forget you can get in. touch at any of the places below:Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
John Pollono

John Pollono

2021-08-3101:13:52

This week Alex sits down with the brilliant actor, writer and director John Pollono to talk about his directorial feature debut 'Small Engine Repair' which hits cinemas on September the 10th. Starting life as hugely successful play on in LA in 2011, they talk about the movie and John's journey from stage to screen, his break into screenwriting with the Jake Gyllenhaal film Stronger and get the latest on his upcoming Hulk Hogan biopic. There's also a lot of chat about Italian food. Hope you enjoy the episode and feel free to subscribe and get in touch at any of the below:Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Daniel Mays

Daniel Mays

2021-08-2401:12:17

Alex is joined by the phenomenal Danny Mays to talk about Season 2 of his Sky Comedy 'Code 404' alongside Stephen Graham. They discuss his BAFTA nominated performance on 'Line Of Duty', his cameo in 'Rogue One' and whether working class actors still struggle to get the recognition that they deserve in the industry. We hope you enjoy the episode, please subscribe, leave us a rating and review if you've had fun listening, and get in touch on any of the below:Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Rebecca Ferguson

Rebecca Ferguson

2021-08-1743:47

The amazing Rebecca Ferguson joins Alex for the latest stupendous episode of Just The Facts to chat about her brand new sci-fi film Reminiscence, written and directed by Westworld creator Lisa Joy, that reunites her with her Greatest Showman co-star Hugh Jackman. They discuss her journey from Swedish soap opera to the BBC to being cast as Ilsa Faust in the Mission Impossible series. They also discuss becoming part of the upcoming Dune adaptation and how the iconic role of Lady Jessica has evolved from page to screen. Also... SHARK!!! It's all in here plus loads more! If you enjoy the show please leave us a rating and review and subscribe or get in touch at any of the below places, thanks!Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Ross McCall

Ross McCall

2021-08-1001:14:29

This week Alex is joined by actor and filmmaker Ross McCall on the eve of the release of his new romantic drama 'About Us' that he's both written and stars in. They talk about his experiences working alongside and forming friendships with Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks on the epic TV series 'Band of Brothers' and moving behind the camera to direct his new prison drama 'Ire'. And Ross reveals how he fell in love with film by sneaking onto the roof of his local cinema and watching movies through a light fitting! Hope you enjoy the episode and to find out more or get in touch follow us at any of the below:Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
David Twohy

David Twohy

2021-08-0353:44

This week Alex's guest is writer and director David Twohy, who Alex last met in 2003 on the set of The Chronicles of Riddick. A film Alex will talk to you about at length if given the opportunity. He loves that movie. So he obviously chats with David about making that film. They also discuss writing and directing its prequel Pitch Black and it's threequel Riddick, working with Vin Diesel and the future of the franchise with the upcoming Riddick: Furya. They chat about David's career writing The Fugitive and Waterworld and his experience of working on - and then leaving - the production of Alien 3. Hope you enjoy and follow us at all of the below:Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Rosie Day

Rosie Day

2021-07-2755:50

This week Alex chats to the super talented actor, writer and director Rosie Day about her upcoming book 'Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon'. It shares it's name with a play she's created which will soon be on stage annnnnd is being turned into a film as well! They also discuss her career on screen, including working with Sarah Jessica Parker, appearing in Outlander... and then there's the whole eating boiled rice and ketchup conversation. Hope you enjoy the ep and follow us to find out more at any of the below:Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Rahul Kohli

Rahul Kohli

2021-07-2002:16:431

From Los Angeles, Rahul Kohli joins Alex for a chat this week, to talk about working with Mike Flanagan on 'The Haunting of Bly Manor' and the upcoming 'Midnight Mass'. There's some chat about Rahul's love for Star Wars. They also talk about his big break, landing a role in 'iZombie'. There's also some Star Wars chat. They discuss (disagree) about the best Batman movie. Did we mention there's some Star Wars chat? Enjoy the episode and follow us at the below places:Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Reece Shearsmith

Reece Shearsmith

2021-07-1301:45:121

Alex is joined in the studio by the hugely talented Reece Shearsmith to talk about both his incredible career and his fascination with exploring the relationship between comedy and horror. They discuss the forming of The League of Gentlemen, it's journey from Edinburgh Festival success to TV. There's chat about Reece's love of horror from childhood and the films that terrified him most as a kid. And there's a big conversation about his wonderful, BAFTA winning TV show Inside No. 9. It's a big old episode, hope you enjoy and don't forget to follow us for all the latest info at any of the below:Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Chris McKay

Chris McKay

2021-07-0645:35

This week Alex is chatting with The Lego Batman Movie director Chris McKay about his first live action feature The Tomorrow War, his love of sci-fi, his plans for Nightwing and the The Lego Batman Movie sequel we'll never got to see. Follow us and get in touch using the links below... and enjoy the episode!\Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Steven E. de Souza

Steven E. de Souza

2021-06-2901:28:08

This week Alex speaks to screenwriting legend Steven de Souza all the way from sunny California (Steven not Alex. Alex is in his kitchen) and gets the stories behind the making of Die Hard, the alternate ending to Commando, the future predictions of The Running Man, the problems faced by Street Fighter and the gorier version of Judge Dredd. It's all in here. Please subscribe, and leave us a rating and review if you've got time, and for more bits n bobs like exclusive video clips and more, follow us at any of the places below, thanks and enjoy the episode!Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jim Sturgess

Jim Sturgess

2021-06-2201:01:54

Alex's guest today is the lovely Jim Sturgess who popped into the studio to talk about Season 2 of his excellent Apple TV+ series Home Before Dark, as well as look back cross his big screen career from One Day to Cloud Atlas to Across the Universe. They discussed him breaking into acting with a chance meeting in Manchester and Alex even got to talk to about that film of Jim's he loves... Geostorm!For all the latest on our guests and for video clips of every ep, use the below links to follow us and subscribe:Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sam Heughan

Sam Heughan

2021-06-1501:09:581

Alex welcomes the brilliant Sam Heughan to the studio, on one of the hottest days of the year, to drink whisky and chat through everything from Outlander to The Spy Who Dumped Me to Bloodshot to his new TV show Men in Kilts, all while the two of them try to ignore the fact they're basically sitting in a sauna. Hope you enjoy, and please subscribe to us on your podcast app and leave us a rating and review if you have chance. Also for extra video clips from the show please follow us on any of the following social media, thanks!Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://youtube.com/JTFPOD See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Gil Kenan

Gil Kenan

2021-06-0757:03

Alex sits down with the brilliant Gil Kenan to talk about everything from him co-writing Ghostbusters: Afterlife to his wonderful debut Monster House to working with Bill Murray to their mutual love of dogs. For more, and to get in touch with us, you can follow us using any of the links below, hope you enjoy the show and thanks for listening!Twitter: https://twitter.com/JtfPodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/JTFPod/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtx4NuLqvD8ZPtmdKjiDJGA See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dexter Fletcher

Dexter Fletcher

2021-06-0101:08:401

Alex sits down with the superbly talented Dexter Fletcher to discuss his career both in front and behind the camera. Everything from Bugsy Malone to Bohemian Rhapsody to Rocketman to his brand new making of The Godfather TV series The Offer. Follow us on Social @JTFPod and subscribe now! Thanks and enjoy the show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Trailer

2021-05-2601:01

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Jeannie Handy

When will Sam's interview be posted?

Jun 14th
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