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Jesus joins Sly and Arnie in THE TOMB!

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Our resident Slystalker Supreme, ABKing, sent us a heads up about the new real-deal team-up of Sly Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger THE TOMB that's pretty cool.

Jim Caviezel is now signed to play the warden, according to producer Mark Canton, who announced the deal being locked on the Matthew Aaron Show:



Mikael Hafstrom directs this prison-set thriller about the man who designs prisons to be escapeproof finding himself wrongly imprisoned in one of his toughest installations.

In the above interview, Canton says Arnold and Sly will have real screentime, with Arnie being much more than a cameo. In fact, he brings up HEAT, obviously drawing parallels between Arnold and Sly and Pacino and De Niro chewing the scenery together.

Caviezel is a great, underused actor. I'm actually a really big fan of Frequency and wonder why he never quite broke through the way people like Colin Farrell did. Having not read the script I can't tell if The Warden is going to be a heavy or not, but Caviezel can really play either archetype well, so I'm not worried either way.

What do you folks think?

-Eric Vespe
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  • Feb. 20, 2012, 1:10 a.m. CST

    Frothing at the mouth...

    by The Dum Guy

    due to rabies.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 1:10 a.m. CST

    Might be good

    by Mars

    Lets see what they can do, just don't camp them out.... and plz no PG13.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 1:24 a.m. CST

    I'm old, i thought it was gonna be William Dafoe!

    by paul burnett

  • when he was up for Superman he was talking to the press about how he would take the role seriously as if he were playing Jesus again but i really like him, so, i hope he gets another chance to be a movie star

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 1:44 a.m. CST

    Jim Caviezel

    by Mark Dianda

    If you haven't caught the show 'Person of Interest', you really should.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 1:59 a.m. CST

    I was hoping you meant John Turturro....

    by Chuck

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 2:12 a.m. CST

    Caviezel is awesome! He'll always be my perfect Clark Kent/Superman.

    by The_Genteel_Gentile

    Outside of Christopher Reeves of course. But I really wish someone like Frank Darabont had made a proper Superman film ten years ago with Jim Caviezel. No joke, I remember distinctly sitting in the theater opening day in 1998 for The Thin Red Line and thinking "this guy is possitively ethereal, he should play Jesus... and Superman!" - Well at least he got to do Christ.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 2:16 a.m. CST

    Patrick McGoogan as the warden!

    by chubasqueiro

    We all know he was the definitive warden in that Siegel/Eastwood film about Alcatraz; plus as an ex-prisoner would give some serious shit to both Arnie and Sly... Unfortunately he´s dead. And I´m drunk posting...again... P.S:Caviezel´s Prisoner sucked big time...just saying...

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 2:26 a.m. CST

    arnie and stallone both have a lot of muscles

    by ajit maholtra

    so this movie will be having lots and lots of muscles.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 2:27 a.m. CST

    Caviezel in Person of Interest

    by Fremen

    Is damn fine casting. Along with Michael Emerson as Harold Finch, and Taraji Henson as the female cop. That show is one of my new must see tv shows of the past few months.

  • Even though Passions raked in a ton of dough. He should be much more prolific. He is a fine actor.

  • It's like if Batman were two guys, and neither of them dressed like a bat.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 3:28 a.m. CST

    Caviezel is a solid actor but...

    by sic_b_oy

    he is a devout catholic and puts his faith before his work. There's a lot of stuff he won't do on screen now because of his strong beliefs. I figure that's why he has a had time getting roles. Either producers/directors don't wanna have to deal with that or he passes on a lot of scripts because of the content. Maybe he should just play Jesus in every movie.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 3:35 a.m. CST

    Thin Red Line & Count of Monte Christo

    by even9

    Both excellent films with great re-watch value once in a while, & Caviezel helped in their elevation of being something else.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 3:52 a.m. CST

    Not a big Caviezel fan. I did like Frequency but

    by DavidBanner

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 3:53 a.m. CST

    rather I am looking forward to this movie -

    by DavidBanner

    even if Arnold is a horrible actor but then again I doubt this will be the movie for "acting".

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 3:54 a.m. CST

    This just sounds like a remake of 'Lock Up'

    by FreeMonk

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 3:58 a.m. CST


    by Bop N Rumble

    Caviezel reminds me a lot of the awesome Patrick Kilpatrick.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 4:26 a.m. CST

    Too late?

    by CuervoJones

    Who knows

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 4:53 a.m. CST

    Yeah Caviezel would have been a perfect Superman

    by murray_hamilton

    but dahveed1972 raises a good point. I don't think I've ever seen the guy crack a joke. So I"m not sure he could pull off Clark Kent with ease the way Christopher Reeve did. Anyway, we'll never know.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 5:18 a.m. CST

    He´s fucking badass in "Dejá vu"!

    by Johan

    Gonna give "Person of..." a try.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 5:43 a.m. CST

    obligatory 'this is Prison Break' post...

    by colinjbooth


  • Feb. 20, 2012, 5:50 a.m. CST

    If this winds up like Heat...

    by schreck

    ..then Arnie & Sly will have less screen time together than in The Expendables. I'm not thrilled to hear Arnold has "more than a cameo". I was under the impression the two were flat out co-starring in this but now it sounds like that might not be the case. "Boy that coffee really hit the spot! Nice talking to you, see you again briefly at the end of the movie!"

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 6:15 a.m. CST

    Agree On "Prison Break" Post!

    by Dan Lalonde

    What made "Prison Break" great was the diversity of characters from T-Bag to Bellick to Haywire ect. I dont think Stallone has ever written a script with interesting or bizarre characters.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 6:20 a.m. CST

    Watch Person of Interest or you'll make Jesus cry

    by centilope

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 6:20 a.m. CST

    The Prisoner remake was indeed awful

    by centilope

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 6:21 a.m. CST

    It wasn't Caviezel's fault, though

    by centilope

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 6:24 a.m. CST

    JC shows some more range in Person of Interest

    by centilope

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 6:26 a.m. CST

    Caviezel was briefly The Next Big Thing

    by Nerfee

    But then, I suppose many actors are touted as such. Seems like he should have been in more and better stuff, though.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 6:30 a.m. CST

    woulda been kinda cool if this came to pass, sly and arnie in...

    by steve lee

    ..gryzor/contra box-art the movie! too lumpy and gristly to do it now, the pair of 'em! could cg paste their heads onto younger bods cap america style, this site would have a field-day on that!!

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 6:48 a.m. CST

    Stallone as Superman

    by SigourneyWeavers3Dbeaver

    Stallone wanted to play Superman in '78, but Brando, having casting approval, nixed it. God bless that psychopathic man. Can you imagine that midget screaming out the side of his mouth when Lois died? Christ.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 6:56 a.m. CST


    by steve lee

    how about cage and his hairpiece in the tim burton version? oh to glimpse into the alternate realms, watchin him spazzin' out when things weren't going his way, i'd have loved to see this nutty vision!

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 7:27 a.m. CST


    by judge dredds fresh undies

    Sly didnt write the script for this one, although it wouldnt suprise me if he tries to add some personal touches...

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 7:40 a.m. CST

    Judge Dredd

    by Dan Lalonde

    I know but this film sounds like it will be filled with two dimensional characters. I see this being Daylight quality not Prison Break which made all their bad guys like Mahone, Bellick. Kellernman turn good.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 7:46 a.m. CST


    by Paul Black

    Caviezel is a damn fine actor....Outlander was a damn fun, sci-fi flick!!!

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 7:52 a.m. CST

    Caviezel, Dafoe... I was sure it was Turturro!

    by NADO

    Just sayin'

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 8:04 a.m. CST

    Good Stuff.

    by Evil Chicken

    Love Caviezel. Looking forward to the flick.

  • ...he doesn't appear to have a sense of humor or a sense of levity, and as Christopher Reeve ably showed, the part needs a certain amount of lightness, and doing it with a wink, a smile and a nod. Does the new cat in Snyder's Superman have that? Who knows....

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 8:09 a.m. CST

    Dammit Arnie, please give us...

    by Logan_1973


  • Feb. 20, 2012, 8:10 a.m. CST

    Caviezel as Superman - NO, NO, NO

    by DavidBanner

    No offense to any of his fans, but he has NO comedic skills. He is a VERY dull actor. He makes Keanu Reeves seem alive.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 8:15 a.m. CST

    I don't like being negative

    by DavidBanner

    My apologies to Mr.Caviezel, but I have to be honest.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 8:15 a.m. CST

    Damit..when you said Jeezuz....

    by pumaman

    ..I thought it was Dave Grohl !

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 8:42 a.m. CST

    Anyone see that cool sci-fi beowulf style movie he did? Cool stuff

    by UltraTron

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 8:43 a.m. CST

    Caviezel is a great underrused actor???

    by TheSeeker7

    I love ya Quint, but you gotta be kidding me there. He is easily the worst part about PERSON OF INTEREST. He's barely got a pulse, everything is monotone, no shift in emotion. I realize the character he's playing is a serious, stoic guy, but c'mon.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 8:49 a.m. CST

    Jim caviezel

    by My best friend

    Was excellent in Frequency and the Count of Monte Cristo. I read that he was blacklisted after doing The Jesus movie. It sucks because he is a great actor!

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 8:58 a.m. CST

    Hollywood is bigoted against Christians/Christian movies

    by BoyNamedSue

    Hollywood can make movies about orgies, chainsaw massacres, and all kinds of despicable stuff....but they'll put out all the stops to talk about what a truly reprehensible film The Passion was without even seeing it (and this includes people like Tom Hanks, who were quoted in interviews). It was such a beautiful film.....and notice what little, if any, attention it got at the Oscars the following year. Mel Gibson warned Caviziel that playing Jesus would cost him work. No one can know for sure if Gibson was correct, but he at least deserved an Oscar nomination!

  • They are both actors who filter every role offered to them through their own onboard religion filter, which sometimes has some weird rules as to what they deem appropriate and what isn't. For example, McDonough seems quite happy to play a violent killer, but refuses to kiss a woman on screen, let alone do even mild, non nudity requiring, sex scenes, or to allow body doubles to be used to make it appear like his characters did. And that's just one example. Apparently there are many. Both actors allegedly have a long list of personal won'ts that either have to be written around or outright avoided if they are cast in a role. And while that is their choice, it also often makes them harder to work with than the next equally talented actor on the casting list, so, there's your answer really. Basically, their careers have been limited somewhat by demons of their own making.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:10 a.m. CST

    Why didn't J.C. get more work?

    by gaygoonie

    Um, duh. Who runs Hollywood? Not Catholics.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:11 a.m. CST

    Stallone as Superman: that could'a been the best cult film ever.

    by UltraTron

    Yo I can see troo wallz lois.

  • DMT molecules are in every living thing. DMT is the thing that connects consciousness in this matter universe to the other universe that contains no matter. All you really need to know in life is that you should be empathic towards others and convey good thoughts and emotions. This is stage 1 of 7 stages. Stage 2 is the the light tunnel. Stage 3 is heaven where you can externalize a reality you find optimal. Then if you want to advance to the other stages you will have a soul review. This is all well documented in your textbooks. Now turn to page 31 of your textbooks. In this chapter we'll discuss the penial gland and it's ability to allow the soul to enter and exit the body. Ok so this bullshit I just laid down is more well thought out than any world religion and makes more sense. What's really sad is that nobody who embraces religion can even communicate why they embrace it. You should be able to tell me in a few sentences something that convinces me of the validity of your beliefs

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:22 a.m. CST

    Not sure if Caviezel was bad in "The Prisoner" or not

    by FrodoFraggins

    I've actually forgotten most of it. I just remember being very disappointed and bored.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:30 a.m. CST

    This explains why the Kirk Cameron was not getting any work

    by ajit maholtra

    He's very Christian and he was good in the Growing Pains like this Jesus guy. Kirk Cameron is even better!

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:38 a.m. CST

    Pacino and DeNiro didn't chew the scenery in their scene in Heat

    by Mugato5150

    Pacino screamed and yelled a lot but the in the actual scene he shared with DeNiro in the diner they were both subdued and it was a dramatic dialog scene.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:42 a.m. CST

    Stephen Baldwin has also been blacklisted

    by ajit maholtra

    And he was great in the Bio Dome.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:47 a.m. CST

    ahnoold-sly /= deniro-pacino.

    by vulturess

    in any way. not even in the chewing scenery way. and let me guess- caviezel warden is a corrupt slimeball who has it out for sly.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:54 a.m. CST

    Monte Cristo was awesome. Caviezel saved Angel Eyes. He was the real star

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    of that movie. Jennifer Lopez was just eye candy. Oh wait, that's her in every movie she's in.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:55 a.m. CST

    Funny . . .

    by Nice Marmot

    . . . how many actors I went through trying to figure out which Jesus Quint was referring to . . . OK, it was just three . . .

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:55 a.m. CST

    Funny how Hollywood can blackball Caviezel, Baldwin, and Camerone but

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    pedophile sodomite rapist Polanksi gets a free pass.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 10:01 a.m. CST

    ...don't forget Mel Gibson

    by Mugato5150

    DON'T PISS OFF THE JEWS. That should be on the sign before you can even drive into Hollywood.

  • I realize the show is going for a "Batman without any costumes" kind of grit, but even the Christopher Nolan films had SOME levity to them at times. Even on the rare occasions when the writers actually do give Caviezel something of a dry quip, he totally sucks the humor out of it. It's a promising show, love Michael Emmerson and Taraji P. Henson, but Caviezel desperately needs a personality transplant.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 10:25 a.m. CST

    Dr. Strangelove

    by krabklaw

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 10:31 a.m. CST

    If Caviziel can bring to THE TOMB even half the violence of that snuff movie he was in ...

    by highfunctioningsociopath

    ... it'll easily make up for PG13 EX2.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 10:51 a.m. CST

    Aries Spears had a good bit about Stallone/Arnold

    by pomofo

    Listen to his comedy CD "I Ain't Scared". He talks about how "Heat" would've been with them in it.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 10:54 a.m. CST

    Christians are discriminated because of George Bush

    by ajit maholtra

    Because of George Bush, everyone thinks christians are stupid. But its not true. Its just a rumor.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 11:24 a.m. CST

    thank you nasty in the pasty!! someone actually agrees with me!

    by TheSeeker7

    that you need to hold a mirror up to Caviezel's nose just to make sure he's still alive.

  • The way it was portrayed in its media almost like it was another 6th Sense, and it was back at a time when I was much more frequently going to theater, so even not being a big Jennifer Lopez fan, I went for (at least only matinee, thank god). Genuinely one of the worst, just most stupid movies I've ever seen. I wanted to firebomb that theater it was such a bad fucking movie. And, while I don't remember now specifically what it was, but I recall thinking the big twist ending was so ridiculously obvious VERY early on. I remember thinking "well that can't possibly be the answer, because that's immediately the easiest thing you'd guess"

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 11:40 a.m. CST

    The story is high concept bullshit by the sounds of it

    by papabendi

    Stallone looks like he pours steroids on his morning cornflakes, and Arnie no longer looks like the Austrian ubermencsh he used to.In gfact he's looking old. Add to that the fact that he can't act for shit and we are looking at some poor returns.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 11:40 a.m. CST

    Jim Caviezel should have been JACK REACHER....Not Tommy Cruise.

    by Cheif Brody

    Luckily... Caviezel gets to play Jack Reacher every Thursday nite on Person of Interest. Except his name is John Reese.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 11:55 a.m. CST

    Has Caviezel ever played a "non-brooding" character?

    by openthepodbaydoorshal

    I can't recall a role he's played where he's not been the brooding man on a mission/man with a secret/man with a dark past/etc.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 11:57 a.m. CST

    I was going to liken him to Billy Crudup. But at least

    by openthepodbaydoorshal

    Crudup seems to have a sense of humor. Maybe it was from all that voice over work for Master Card.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 12:03 p.m. CST

    Had no idea this many people dug Jim Caviezel

    by Ashs_Right_Hand

    When I opened the article I figured the talkback would be frothing at the teeth and calling him a pussy or some shit, but it seems hes universally liked. I'm not a huge fan (only saw Frequency and the Passion, as well as an ep of the crappy Prisoner show) but he's solid and I wouldn't mind seeing him get some more roles. I guess we'll have to wait for him to get some more high-profile roles before everyone can start saying "Man I'm sick of this guy"!! a la Jeremy Renner.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 12:26 p.m. CST

    Yeah I don't know why Caviezel hasn't done more

    by Jaster Mareel

    I thought after TPOTC he would have gotten more work. I know he's doing some CSI-type show, so maybe that's why he doesn't do more films. The last thing I saw him in was that spaceman retelling of Beowulf who's name escapes me. Is it Outlander? Good movie by the way.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 12:36 p.m. CST

    Cavaziel was Pacino's son in Any Given Sunday

    by Flippadippa

  • Plot twist: His wrongful imprisonment is actually a test to see if the prison really is as escape-proof as he claims.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 12:50 p.m. CST

    Jews run Hollywierd, Caveiziel is Cat'lic.

    by BYOBkenobi

    There's yer problem....

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 12:55 p.m. CST

    Stallone as superman makes as much sense as Cage playing superman

    by garagons

    Anyway; can't wait for them to get out of the Tombaah into the Chopaah

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 1:20 p.m. CST

    Loved him in Diggstown!

    by 5_day_forecast


  • Feb. 20, 2012, 1:31 p.m. CST

    Garagons, how about if Stallone...

    by Maegnarval

    plays Batman at his age (65) & Nick Cage plays the Mad Hatter, ,would that work?!?!

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 1:48 p.m. CST

    This plot reminds me of Flightplan

    by kidicarus

    You know, she's on the maiden flight of the aircraft she designed and hilarity ensues.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 2:05 p.m. CST

    design an escape-proof prison

    by Bass Ackwards

    Is this really as complicated as it sounds? You make a prison, and if you have any doors you put guards and alarms and cameras there. Seems like problem solved. Do people escape prisons because there's a flaw in the design? *How Arnie, look, they didn't finish the wall over there, we can walk right out!* Seems like escaping prison involves being either vicious (killing the guards, taking hostages) or being crafty and smart and taking advantage of an opportunity. I suppose the exceptions would be those cases where prisoners dug their way out, but still, the concept of an "escape-proof" prison seems a little silly to me.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 2:21 p.m. CST

    About McDonough

    by doopey

    The difference between sex and violence for the actor is that with action/violence you're dealing with props and makeup and stunts. You aren't really committing violence. For sex scenes you really are kissing another woman and/or getting naked with another woman. Now, I know people are going to jump all over this, but if you're married and your religious values tell you to take that super seriously, you are not going to compromise that even for an acting gig. I respect McDonough for sticking with his convictions.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 3:23 p.m. CST

    "Like in Heat?" Did he really say that??? YEAH, RIIIIGHT!

    by Mennen

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 3:24 p.m. CST

    Deniro & Pacino - Sly & Arnie... same thing, right? HA!

    by Mennen


  • Feb. 20, 2012, 3:47 p.m. CST

    When I saw the title 'The Tomb' I thought it was Repairman Jack…

    by Vlad the Inhaler

    … finally making it to the big screen. Shit. Just another Schwarzenegger/Stallone testosterone fest. Hopefully there'll be some good gunplay. <p> Regarding Mr. Jim Caviezel: Ever since 'The Passion' to mixed critical hosannas and horror – and controversial box office – I figured he was going to have a hard time getting work. <p> Does anyone remember Jay Robinson's brilliantly creepy turn as Caligula in 'The Robe'? He was so bloody good in it; it was such an attention-getting performance at the beginning of a star-in-the-budding's career. Sadly, for many years – if ever – this terrific character actor was unable to remove the "ick factor" that served that particular film so well, but otherwise blunted his career. <p> Caviezel was spectacularly good in 'The Passion' that he actually became the personification of Jesus for a certain class of lower-IQ filmgoer. Those folks, and there's a lot of them – don't want to see him and anything else. Other people who were *appalled* by the movie don't necessarily want to see any more of him, either. Once again, there's a lot of those people also. <p> Much like Robinson, Caviezel has been plying his trade on TV. I don't want to say "reduced to being on TV," because the state-of-the-art is pretty high right now, and it's always a good place for character actors to practice their craft and pick up a paycheck. But it's an interesting case study: Two talented movie-stars-in-the-making get their breakout rolls in religious movies. One is the complete embodiment of Evil; the other of Pure Good. Both characterizations are fixed, more or less permanently, in the public eye, and both actors are stuck there for close to the balance of their careers.

  • ... where Bale is being lifted up by a crowd and he's cheering and so on. I don't buy it for a second. Somehow he's just incapable of playing joyful. His scenes as a rich playboy in Batman work because you know the character himself is faking it. Playing in the pool scene comes to mind.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 4:32 p.m. CST

    You really "wonder why" Caviezel got blacklisted?

    by JackPumpkinhead

    Really? Here's a hint: Gibson told him it would happen the second he got cast in "The Passion", and it wouldn't be because of pissing off scientologists. <p> <p>Finally, though, something comes to Caviezel. Sly is risking a whole damn lot about his film by casting an actor whom the "masters of the couch" hate, though... <p><p> Watch "Outlander", by the way.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 4:40 p.m. CST

    Most of the rulers of hollywood hate a person with morals like Caviezel

    by alienindisguise

    One that refuses to degrade himself for a buck. He gets respect in my book.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 4:46 p.m. CST

    The Planet Hollywood reunion thing would have kicked ass

    by Mugato5150

    in 1995.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 4:57 p.m. CST

    To cast the main lead of this season's most popular new TV drama

    by Richard L. Rhodes

    (average 13 million viewers) is just good business. The whole story about his career being destroyed you find here.... By the way Outlander is amazing!!

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 5:05 p.m. CST

    Caviezel is great actor....Outlander was amazingly underrated!

    by BlackBriar

    He was superb in Passion, A lot more people need to see. This this great...

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 5:07 p.m. CST


    by Broken_Bad

    That comparison is fucking bullshit. Heat is one of the finest films ever created, and comparing sly and arnold to pacino and deniro is literally offensive. I'd like to knock that asshole's teeth out for his blasphemy. piece of uneducated shit. Rarely do i read something here that pisses me off, but oh man, what a bunch of bullshit.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 5:11 p.m. CST

    Unknown was another underrated movie!

    by BlackBriar

    Jim Caviezel and Young Victoria justice..From nick's Victorious

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 5:13 p.m. CST

    DeNiro & Pacino weren't on screen together

    by VMS

    Go watch HEAT again - they were never in the same shot until the last shot, an then only in silhouette. I'm sure they were on set together, but perhaps Mann felt the frame wasn't big enough to contain those 2 titans.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 5:22 p.m. CST


    by Andy_Dufresne

    Caviezel is a really wooden actor....which sometimes is great. Person of interest is absolutely perfect for his super-serious, monotone, flat affect style. I really like the guy but I wouldn't consider him a great actor. He is great when a role calls for that cold-fish demeanor but I don't think I could ever imagine him excelling in something like a comedy.

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 5:24 p.m. CST

    Caviezel as Travelin' Jack

    by amievil

    he may be getting too old now but as i was reading Black House i always saw the grown up Jack as Caviezel...and thought if they ever made a Talisman movie and then the sequel that he should of played Jack... and i always enjoyed Frequency...which is the version of him i think was stuck in my head for Jack...

  • Feb. 20, 2012, 9:26 p.m. CST

    Good call, the_genteel_gentile

    by Get_Me_An_18-Man_Fire_Team_In_12_Hours

    Ironic that his SPOILER "son" from The Count of Monte Cristo was cast as Supes. His wife may have made a decent Lois Lane, for that matter.

  • Feb. 21, 2012, 1:29 a.m. CST


    by lv_426

    That was a fun Jim Caviezel movie that had a lot of heart. Much, much, much better than Predators too (I mention this only because both the original Predator and Outlander are sci-fi/action interpretations of Beowulf). Hell, I thought Outlander was a better Beowulf film than the one Zemekis made. Also, call me crazy but I think Caviezel would make an excellent John Connor in a Terminator future war film set in 2029, unlike McG's Terminator Salvation which went the (lame) route of having a 30-ish year old John Connor instead. He's already got the initials JC, both that of the character John Connor as well as the same as James Cameron.

  • Blasphemy! Come on guys. Call Konami, get Snyder or John Woo or Tarsem locked in, and make a kick ass Contra film! I'll even write the script for free. Contra is like THE MOVIE starring Arnold and Stallone, the movie that would make all us action and sci-fi junkies that grew up in the 80's go nuts. Contra, in 3D, that could really blow our balls off and fuck out our eyeballs like nothing else could. Whose with me?

  • Feb. 21, 2012, 3:38 a.m. CST


    by Bass Ackwards

    You've got me sold!

  • Feb. 21, 2012, 1:34 p.m. CST

    I thought they were talking about David J. Francis

    by FlyingToupee