EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: 'Warrior' Cast and Crew Interviews

Sunday, 04 September 2011 18:41
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Opening in theaters on September 9th is the new film from Miracle director Gavin O'Connor called Warrior, which takes place in the world of mix martial arts. The film stars Tom Hardy (Inception, The Dark Knight Rises), Joel Edgerton (Animal Kingdom, The Thing), Jennifer Morrison (House, Star Trek), Frank Grillo (Prison Break, Edge of Darkness), Noah Emmerich (Frequency, Super 8), Kevin Dunn (Transformers, Unstoppable), and Nick Nolte (48 Hours, Cape Fear). 

IAR's managing editor Jami Philbrick recently had an opportunity to sit down with Warrior director Gavin O'Connor, as well as several members of the cast including Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison, and Frank Grillo. They had a chance to discuss the new film; its themes of brotherhood and family, the complex characters, MMA fighting, Jennifer Morrison's audition, and Gavin O'Connor's dedication to detail. 

To watch our exclusive interview with Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison, Frank Grillo, and Gavin O'Connor about Warrior please click on the video player above. 

SYNOPSIS:

Former boxer Paddy Conlon (Nolte), whose alcoholism tore apart his family, welcomes back his youngest son Tommy (Hardy), a former Marine. Paddy begins to train him to compete in a mixed martial arts tournament, a path that puts Tommy on a collision course with his older brother Brendan (Edgerton), a high school physics teacher and former mixed martial arts competitor. 

Warrior begins knocking out audiences in theaters on September 9th. 


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