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  Milene   September 21, 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle might feature a former Catwoman, but another of the film’s stars felt connected to the character on set.

The Golden Circle’s various promotional material has already given fans a look at Jack Daniels/Whiskey (Pedro Pascal), a Statesman agent whose weapon of choice is a whip. In an interview with ComicBook.com, Pascal recalled a certain instance of using the prop on set, which made him feel like the whip-toting DC Comics character. Check it out in the clip above!

“I’m telling you, I had a Catwoman moment.” Pascal explained. “It’s a different Catwoman [than co-star Halle Berry’s portrayal]. But there was a Catwoman moment on set where in one take, I had to crack the whip and hit a bag of dust. If I hit the bag of dust, it would help the shot, because it would have just [exploded], as if the floor was sort of like exploding with the sound of the crack.”

While that task might sound daunting, Pascal ended up nailing the scene very easily – and audiences have already seen the end result.

“I got it!” Pascal revealed. “It’s in the movie, it’s in the trailer, take one. And that was the real whip, and the real Pedro Pascal.”

But as Pascal explained, not every The Golden Circle stunt was as easy for him.

“I did my best with the lasso.” Pascal added. “I really tried. But when it came to catching knives midair… I know how to swing it around, you know? You can put a little heavy object at the end of the rope, and I could swing it around like a pro. But there’s plenty of… we didn’t actually have an electric lasso, so we did have some VFX there.”

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  Milene   September 21, 2017

There are some truly excellent antihero stories on modern TV, but Wagner Moura’s portrayal of Pablo Escobar was one of the best. For two seasons, Moura brought humanity and sympathy to one of the darkest and most divisive figures in history while Narcos captured a country in turmoil. Seasons 1 and 2 of the show were excellent examples of television — as long as Narcos didn’t focus too much on its heroes.

Though Moura was undisputably the central figure during Narcos’ first seasons, we were introduced to the world of coke by DEA Agent Steve Murphy (Boyd Holbrook), and looking back, Murphy was only holding Narcos back. This isn’t to insult Holbrook’s performance. The Milk and Logan actor gave a good performance, capturing a man who’s uncertain about bringing his wife to such a dangerous and foreign landscape. However, Agent Murphy always felt out of line with the rest of the show. He wasn’t fluent in Spanish, often seemed confused and in over his head when the rest of the show had moved on, and consistently slowed this fast-paced show down. It would be like if a cop from a police procedural had a recurring role on Breaking Bad just to give exposition. Both the show and the actor can be great, but they don’t mesh together.

I’ve spent a lot of time wondering why Narcos Season 3 is such a great watch even though it’s missing the element that once made Narcos great — Moura. Every time I keep returning to Narcos’ lead. Pedro Pascal’s Agent Javier Peña is an unbelievably better fit than Agent Murphy. Watching Narcos with Agent Murphy as its lead was like watching this fast-paced series with training wheels. Watching it with Agent Peña finally allows the show to be as quick and cutthroat as it wants to be all because this character meshes with the show’s universe.

A lot of the reason why Peña works so well isn’t complimentary to his character. Agent Peña isn’t exactly a dirty cop, but he’s not entirely clean. In Season 2, he proved that he was willing to do whatever it took to bring down Escobar, even if that involved having the U.S. government indirectly side with the murderous Los Pepes. This is a DEA agent who already knows the language and customs and will do absolutely anything to get his man. Agent Murphy was nice at times because he gave the show a pure hero, but in the bloody and betrayal-filled world of Narcos, there’s very little room for being nice. Agent Peña, with his manipulative investigation methods, never-ending drive, and clear self-hatred, is a much better fit for this deeply dark show.

Pascal has consistently excelled at giving his haunted antihero subtle touches of life. Standing out in Narcos, particularly Narcos‘ third season, is a difficult task. However, time and time again Pascal has commanded this series, giving us brief and intimate glimpses into his own insecurities and weaknesses as he gives orders and tracks down suspects. Pascal’s Agent Peña is alluring like so many other antiheroes before him because he’s so mysterious. You may feel as though you know why he acts the way he does, but when you peel back the facts, you’re left with very little information about this compelling and powerful character. Peña is a character that sticks in your mind even after you’ve forgotten about the latest decapitation.

However, there’s a chance Agent Peña may not stay in our streaming lives forever. Season 3 concluded with Peña telling his father he’s not going to go to Mexico, which is where Season 4 will be taking place. Based on interviews from the series’ showrunner, it seems as though we can trust Peña’s word. The show has even produced a new DEA replacement — Season 3’s Agent Chris Feistl (Michael Stahl-David) and Agent Daniel Van Ness (Matt Whelan) — and they’re pretty great. Feistl and Van Ness’ constant bickering adds some much-needed levity to this gloomy series. Still, there’s always a chance that the haunted and workaholic Agent Peña returns to Narcos, and I hope he does. Initially, I didn’t think Narcos would be Narcos without Wagner Moura, but now I believe Pedro Pascal was the secret glue holding this nefarious series together.

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  Milene   August 23, 2017

So far, Denzel Washington was the only actor in the first division Hollywood without sequels or franchise in his IMDb listing. ‘The Equalizer’ changed all that: premiered in 2014, this urban thriller put him in the shoes of Robert McCall, a character originally created for a television series more eighty than the ties-piano. The actor has already advanced during the promotion that McCall is the only character who left him wanting more, the only one whose story did not feel that it had already been fully told. In other words: ‘The Equalizer 2’ was a matter of time.

Details are still sparse, but we know Washington will once again have Antoine Fuqua, one of their fetish directors, commanding revenge fire from behind the cameras. And today it has been confirmed exactly who is going to avenge old McCall this time: Pedro Pascal, the cover of our brand new September issue . We do not believe in the stars, but there are times when you have to wonder if the universe will not have a great plan for all of us.

Pascal has two bombs ready for fall: the second installment of ‘Kingsman’ , in which he plays the brilliantly-named Agent Whiskey, and the third season of ‘Narcos’. The producers of ‘The Equalizer 2’ have confirmed that their character will be decidedly on the other side of the law, then we can expect to be applied a most severe correction at the hands of Denzel in person. If you want to know more about one of the fashionable actors in the new Hollywood, in addition to seeing how they have some of the most wet suits made by the human being, we recommend running to your nearest kiosk.

Source: GQ Magazine

  Milene   August 23, 2017

Pedro Pascal is a well-known Chilean actor who is joined by many ties to our country: his grandfather’s family was Basque, his grandmother was born in Mallorca and he studied in Spain when he was young.

The actor has given an interview to the magazine GQ in which he has unveiled these data about his origins and also has other issues such as his relationship with the new Spanish cast of ‘Narcos’ or his experiences filming the series ‘Game of Thrones’ Who has explained to the famous magazine, has been the professional experience of his life: “nothing is going to beat it, even if I won ten Oscars. I fell completely in love with that cast, the locations, everything.”

The role in this hit series came at a time when Peter had already begun to assume that perhaps his dream was not going to be viable and had been raised that maybe making a living with acting anonymously, “could also But then came ‘Game of Thrones’ and everything changed for me. “

Pascal remembers to GQ what his reaction was when he learned how his beloved character would die: “I was talking to the showrunners and in a very casual way they said to me: “We’ll have to send you to London to make up your mind.’ And I: ‘And why the head?’ And they: ‘Because you have to take your eyes off and crush your skull’ And I: ‘But is this how I die? Peter also has it clear and humorously answers the question of who is going to occupy the Iron Throne: “I think they are all going to die. I imagine the empty throne.”

 Pedro Pascal is known worldwide for his role in the series ‘Narcos’, in which he plays Javier Peña, a DEA policeman who fights against drug trafficking. In the new season of the series will be new, and is that without Escobar and without Murphy, the central theme will be the Cali cartel, Pascal explains his vision of the new direction that takes his character: “It is a different empire that has more Silver, more power, more control and more discipline, so it will be much harder for my character to dismantle it, because they have their hands in everyone’s pockets. “

Another of the news that are sounding strong in our country is the inclusion in the cast of Spanish actors Miguel Angel Silvestre, Javier Cámara and Tristán Ulloa, the Chilean has a good relationship with all but confesses that Miguel Angel joins a friendship that comes from “Michelangelo in particular is like my little brother. We met in America a long time ago and we became friends instantly.” The actor also admits to have some envy of the routine of his friend with the sport: “The discipline with the sport has always been very difficult to me. Sometimes I would kill him, but I also want him to teach me to follow a routine. “

We know that fame as an actor is often accompanied by a certain increase in the purchasing power, Pedro opines about what he has supposed for this change: “Yachts can not afford them. Yes I bought a car, but it’s a Mini Cooper, as well Which is not terribly extravagant.I’m already very done to my habits, and I think that is the luxury: to experience a certain level of exposure when you are older, you have already become the person you are and there are certain things that it is late to change “A nice thing about not being subjected to financial pressures is that I can do things for the people I care about. I know it makes me sound noble, but what I like the most in the world is being able to help someone.”

Pedro confesses to GQ that having shot with a Spanish team so creative added to his Spanish origins is something that has made him feel at home, moving to Spain is something that has pending.

  Milene   August 21, 2017

Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua are returning for Sony’s sequel.

Sony’s The Equalizer sequel has added Narcos actor Pedro Pascal to the cast.

Denzel Washington is returning to star in the follow-up to the 2014 film, which follows a retired black ops government operative who believes he has escaped his past until he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters and can’t help but save her.

Antoine Fuqua, who directed the original, also is returning for the sequel. Richard Wenk wrote the screenplay for the sequel. It’s currently set for release on September 14, 2018.

After opening in theaters on Sept. 26, 2014, The Equalizer, based on the TV show of the same name, earned $192.3 million worldwide.

Pascal plays Javier Peña on the Netflix series Narcos and previously starred  as Oberyn Martell on HBO’s Game of Thrones. His film credits include The Great Wall and Matthew Vaughn’s upcoming Kingsman: The Golden Circle with Channing Tatum and Taron Egerton. He will next shoot J.C. Chandor’s Triple Frontier. He’s repped by WME, Untitled Entertainment and Jackoway Tyerman.

Source: Hollywood Reporter‏