This is not the Glenn Howerton we all know from It is All the time Sunny in Philadelphia and A.P. Bio. Within the new superhero thriller Archenemy, the person, who likes to consider himself as a ‘character actor’, takes on an virtually unrecognizable persona as the primary villain The Supervisor in director Adam Egypt Mortimer’s scrappy motion journey which arrives in theaters and on PVOD streaming this weekend.
This is not the one time Glenn Howerton has gone considerably incognito through the pandemic. He was most not too long ago seen within the dwell Halloween live performance movie Mr. Bungle: The Evening They Got here House, taking part in a creepy fan of the enduring band. This marks a brand new period for Howerton, who loves slipping into characters the place you won’t acknowledge him proper off the bat.
Archenemy is a greasy piece of style enjoyable that turns superhero motion pictures on their head. Its story might have served a giant funds motion set piece from the likes of Marvel or DC, however Adam Egypt Mortimer is taking issues in a brand new path. Maybe smaller, however none the much less bold because the quick meals comedian e-book motion pictures that used to crowd multiplexes pre-pandemic.
Archenemy stars Joe Manganiello as a avenue nomad who claims to be an extraterrestrial from one other dimension. Named Max Fist, he likes to inform folks he fell by time and area solely to land on earth, the place he has no tremendous powers. Nobody believes his tales aside from an area teen named Hamster. The pair staff up, and that is the place Glenn Howerton is available in, taking part in the primary villain The Supervisor, who has some surprises in retailer for each Max, Hamster and the viewers.
Glenn Howerton not too long ago sat down with Paulington James Christensen III to debate his function as The Supervisor, which falls completely in step with Howerton’s previous ledger of loopy movies, which embrace Crank, The Strangers, Every part Should Go, Espresso City, and The Hunt. One of many actor’s most distinguishing traits is his capability to die on display, a destiny that consumes most of his on-screen characters. And the identical is true with Archenemy. In case you assume Glenn Howerton goes to dwell by this film, you clearly have not seen a Glenn Howerton film earlier than.
Howerton not solely dives deep into his function as The Supervisor in Archenemy, he additionally shares behind-the-scenes secrets and techniques from his latest work with Mr. Bungle. He additionally touches on the latest announcement that It is All the time Sunny in Philadelphia has been renewed for 4 extra seasons. Do not anticipate that to be all although. As Howerton tells it, he plans on making It is All the time Sunny episodes till he’s not on this earth.
Archenemy is in choose theaters this weekend, and will probably be taking part in on Drive-In screens throughout the nation. With many individuals nonetheless on lockdown, Archenemy can be getting a simultaneous launch On Digital and On Demand December 11, 2020. So there isn’t a excuse to overlook this distinctive and wicked twist on the everyday superhero journey. It is value awaiting Glenn Howerton alone.