Caught up with an ex-teammates of mine from Robert Morris University. We talked about our time at RMU, Leadership, and his Career change. He graduated RMU with a Sport Management degree and excelled early on after college working for the Orlando Magic. However, he wasn't happy and after a few other jobs here and there and a move to NY, he eventually went all in to become a teacher. To say this is his calling card, would be an understatement. Anyone who crosses paths with Derek becomes a better person. He truly has one of the most infectious personalities ever! He is now working as the Dean of Students at his school!
The new Swamp Thing has his roots in villainy. With a tough, imposing, and frightening presence -- accentuated by his muscular build, deep-set eyes, and bald head, Derek Mears fit the bill for some of the most menacing roles in Hollywood. Mears' career culminated with the remakes of two iconic slasher movies: The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007), in which his appearance seemed to evoke the presence of Michael Berryman's Pluto from the two original Wes Craven Hills movies; and producer Michael Bay's remake Friday the 13th (2009), where he played the hockey mask-wearing, machete-wielding serial killer Jason Voorhees. Mears now takes on the role of DC's elemental superhero - Swamp Thing. Derek Mears chats with us on taking up the mantle of Swamp Thing, his career and what he thinks is the elemental hero's greatest superpower. The ten-episode superhero horror drama series is now available on Warner TV. A new episode airs every Wednesday. #SwampThing #DerekMears #WarnerTV
Interview with Tyler Mane and Derek Mears for Compound Fracture Re-Release
What 2 Discuss Now
Hi everyone this time AJ and Steve interview Tyler Mane and Derek Mears for the Re-Release of Compound Fracture. As always Tyler is a real sweet guy and Derek Mears was awesome to talk to. Hope you enjoy the interview as much as we did!!!
Tyler Mane, Derek Mears and Muse Watson of COMPOUND FRACTURE
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Tyler Mane, Derek Mears and Muse Watson of COMPOUND FRACTURE re-releasing August 11th on Video on Demand! Subscribe to the Without Your Head newsletter to receive weekly updates on our schedule, guests and more! Tracks for this podcast - Original theme by The Tomb of Nick Cage --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/withoutyourhead/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/withoutyourhead/support
On episode #84, Wesam is joined by actor, DEREK MEARS! They discuss the recent fires, The Most Intense Haunted House ever, yoga, photography, favorite candies and childhood Halloween costumes and more…Enjoy!
He's SWAMP THING. He's JASON VOORHEES. He's THE PREDATOR. Derek Mears has played more iconic characters under heavy make up than most any other actor in Hollywood because he's just that good. He also happens to be one of the very best friends of THE MOVIE CRYPT having guested on 2 episodes, performed improv comedy during 2 of our 48-hour live YORKIETHONS, and he's even filled in as a co-host when Joe was out of town for 2 of our Patreon-only monthly LIVE shows. Even more so than being part of a "Hall of Fame" episode- Derek Mears is actually a "Hall of Fame" friend. Head back to May 2013 with us and listen to Derek's very first appearance on this podcast. Become a Crypt Keeper today by supporting this podcast on Patreon and start receiving more bonus content than you can possibly listen to each month! It's no secret that THE MOVIE CRYPT offers the very best rewards of any podcast out there.
Actor Derek Mears (SWAMP THING, PREDATORS, FRIDAY THE 13TH 2009) returns to THE MOVIE CRYPT to discuss his experiences playing the iconic title character of SWAMP THING (now streaming on DC Universe) and much, much more! One of this podcast’s closest friends, Mears opens up to Adam, Joe, and a very itchy Arwen about playing the “Swamp Thing” character and his personal response to the show’s underlying message of self-acceptance. Dr. Arwen provides a follow up appointment for a patient who’s previous situation struck a major chord with the audience, Joe’s new film POINT BLANK gets a release date, and Adam gives Arwen a pill in this truly phenomenal episode that literally hits all of the feels. #SaveSwampThing Don’t be like Arwen and only scratch the surface of all this podcast has to offer you! Become a “Crypt Keeper” by supporting THE MOVIE CRYPT on Patreon.com/TheMovieCrypt and start receiving early access to new episodes, bonus weekly episodes of “Classic Crypt,” bonus monthly commentary episodes, Adam & Joe’s monthly “Crypt Picks” videos and “Crypt Diaries,” access to monthly LIVE episodes, and so much more! An entire community awaits you!
Special guest Derek Mears joins the crew to talk about taking on the leafy green title role of DC Universe's new "Swamp Thing," being a horror icon and learning from Will Smith.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.