On its face, you have all the action and spectacle you could expect and more when it comes to stunts on film and television. Behind it all are a lot of intertwining politics and matters of mild controversy relative to important issues regarding work, safety and subjects therein – some of which gets reported in writ articles via trade news sources like Deadline and Variety.
For this, folks looking to delve much more into the crux of it all can catch Chicago-based stuntman Ryan Carr (Chicago Fire, The Exorcist), now well into the second season of his online podcast, The Ryan Carr Show. Carr is joined by recurring co-hosts, actress Natalee Arteaga and fellow stuntman Bob Beck, and as of Friday, adding Peter Antico to the show’s guest history for the usual topical engagments.
Antico has nearly forty years of film and television credits as a stuntman, stunt coordinator and fight choreographer on titles like Rapid Fire, Hard Target, Deuces Wild, Bad Boys 2, Black Dynamite and the current production of Brawl In Cell Block 66 helmer S. Craig Zahler’s new crime thriller, Dragged Across Concrete. His recent candidcacy for SAG/AFTRA president was backed by a number of stunt professionals and actors, from noted coordinators like J.J. Perry and Chuck Picerni to stars like Cuba Gooding Jr., Michael Jai White, Zöe Bell and Sylvester Stallone.
You may need to send Carr a friend request if you wish to view the pre-produced podcast via his personal Facebook page which will be live around 12:00pm EST. With this, feel free to check out his most recent episode from November 3 below via YouTube where you may subscribe.