Hide Your Wife, Hide Your Girlfriend
I don’t care what anyone says, that Jason Momoa guy is a dunce. You don’t get cast playing airhead hunks unless you are one.
The sole exception to this rule is Dolph Lundgren and he was never really played up as any kind of male sex symbol.
Apple+ knew exactly what it was doing into when it cast Momoa in the epically moronic high-concept, dead-future series SEE.
It’s about getting that estrogen flowing on a Sunday night in order to offset all that #CaseOfTheMondays, #MyTiredIsTired, #MomLife stress-inducing bullshit.
Now, with the casting of equally vacant and vapid actor Charlie Hunnam in his own series, it seems Apple+ has found its formula.
Hunnam, best known for his range of head-tilts, puppy-dog grins and exasperated exhalations in
Sighs Of Banality Sons Of Anarchy, will front a show based on Gregory David Roberts best-selling novel, Shantaram: A Novel.
From the Amazon summary:
Lin, an escaped convict with a false passport who flees maximum security prison in Australia for the teeming streets of a city where he can disappear.
Accompanied by his guide and faithful friend, Prabaker, the two enter Bombay’s hidden society of beggars and gangsters, prostitutes and holy men, soldiers and actors, and Indians and exiles from other countries, who seek in this remarkable place what they cannot find elsewhere.
As a hunted man without a home, family, or identity, Lin searches for love and meaning —
That’s quite enough goo-bait for now. You get the idea.
Any time a male character — any character — is searching for “love and meaning” it’s best for us here at Film Goblin to withdraw. After all…