Sunday, November 27, 2011

GTOG Podcast: Talking “Goon” with the producer of the next great hockey movie

By GTOG Staff

Pittsburgh native Jesse Shapira started his Hollywood journey with a passion for hockey and a biography about a minor league enforcer no one had ever heard of.  He ended up with the authentic and hilarious "Goon," starring Seann William Scott, Liev Schreiber, Jay Baruchel, and Allison Pill.  "Goon" will be in theaters in March (and on-demand in February), and the film is building undeniable momentum due to glowing reviews like the ones here, here, here, here, and here.


We sat down with Shapira to talk about how he managed to convince the writers of "Superbad" to take a chance on the project, the absolute enormity of Big Georges Laraque, and what's in store for the sequel that we are demanding. It's fun. It's emotional. It's the GTOG podcast.

You can listen to the podcast on the players below, or click here to subscribe to the GTOG Podcast on iTunes.

For iPhone/iPad devices:


Podcast Powered By Podbean

For Flash devices:

[Trailer has some family-unfriendly language]

2 comments:

  1. Great podcast, guys.

    ReplyDelete
  2. sounds like a really cool guy. just another good reason to hope this movie is successful.

    also, i loved the suggested title, 'son of the goon'.

    ReplyDelete