Director John McTiernan came out of prison nearly a decade ago with a new perspective on some key issues, which he hopes will become a book.
John McTiernan, who served a nearly one-year prison sentence in 2013-2014 for perjury and lying to an FBI investigator – both related to his ties to infamous private investigator Anthony Pellicano, who McTiernan hired to wiretap Rollerball producer Charles Roven – had no problem with his stint in the big house. He said it made him feel younger.
“The only thing that was a little weird was that the locals, if they saw you on a crosswalk, would speed up and try to hit you.” “The only thing I found odd was that locals would try to run you over if they saw you crossing the street.” What would a former box-office champ be worth?
But even though prison was a relaxed experience for John McTiernan he still expressed his disgust at how minorities were treated. He found a stark disparity after speaking to hundreds of inmates. The war on drugs in the United States is really just Jim Crow [racist].”[law] He hopes to publish his discussions as a book. The war on drugs in the United States is really just Jim Crow
.” He hopes to publish his discussions as a book.Regarding other creative endeavors, John McTiernan said that now that he has been out of prison for a number of years, he’s ready for his next movie, previously remarking that a return to directing was imminent and that he would helm Taut Ceci Foxtrot, a sci-fi actioner that would mark his first picture since 2003’s
Basic.John McTiernan – who became synonymous with the action genre in the ’80s and ’90s with movies like Predator, Die Hard and the insanely underrated Last Action Hero
– also noted that a number of his former collaborators have remained supportive following his prison stay, including Alec Baldwin, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis, saying, quite heartbreakingly,
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