Back on March 18-20th, Geek Hard got the chance to attend the Toronto ComiCon at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. It was a weekend full of fun with celebs, comic creators and convention goers. The great thing about the show is the variety in the guests and events. If you’re a fan of classic genre films and television, they got you covered. If you’re a fan of current genre t.v. like Dark Matter and Killjoys, they’ve got you covered. If you love comics, there’s a chance to meet the artists and writers from your childhood as well as the the creators of today all in one place. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be releasing videos from our time at the event, showcasing some of the best of what Toronto ComiCon had to offer.
This week, we bring you the extended cut of Mr. Green’s interview with actor Casper Van Dien. Casper was quite the character that weekend. He and Mr. Green had a bit of special moment to kick off the interview but they eventually get down to business…..eventually. Here’s a quick bio on Casper:
Casper Van Dien’s breakthrough role was as the lead in Paul Verhoeven’s sci-fi film Starship Troopers (1997). Still one of the most talked about films of 1997 that has one of the largest cult followings in film history. He was also in Tim Burton’s critically acclaimed film Sleepy Hollow (1999), as Brom Bones. He was the 20th Tarzan and the only one to ever film in Africa and ride an African elephant in the Warner Bros. film Tarzan and the Lost City (1998).
Other film credits include The Pact (2012), which was well received at Sundance. Casper played a down and out alcoholic detective opposite Caity Lotz. A Post Apocalyptic survivor in Beyond The Wave (2015) shot entirely in China. Starring opposite Sean Maher as part of a two man crew on a mission to the end of the universe in the much anticipated independent film ISRA 88 (2016) .
Check out Mr. Green’s interview with Casper Van Dien below.
Be sure to keep checking in with us in the coming weeks for more great video adventures from the Toronto ComiCon, including interviews with The Cast of Killjoys, comic creators Jim Shooter and Michael Walsh and even extended interviews with some of the folks you just saw. You won’t want to miss any of it! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel to ensure you don’t miss an update!
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