Thomas Jane Reprises Role as The Punisher (Sort Of)

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#151 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29504 posts) - - Show Bio

That was f**king incredible.

#152 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29504 posts) - - Show Bio

@RainEffect said:

Am I the only one who sees the irony of them using music from Batman Begins in this trailer? xD

The Dark Knight.

Not Begins.

Shame on you.

#153 Posted by ErnestM (6 posts) - - Show Bio

Always thought that Thomas Jane was a better punisher then the other actor.

#154 Posted by powerhouse1122 (91 posts) - - Show Bio

awesome :)

#155 Posted by Markus Kage (31 posts) - - Show Bio

I prefer Ray Stevenson. He just came across as a more believable Punisher. He was a lot angrier and a lot more brutal than Thomas Jane was. BUT I do think that given the right material, Thomas Jane would make an awesome Punisher.

Personally I want a Punisher that could easily snap in with the rest of the Cinematic universe. Not a full-blown role in The Avengers 2 or The Amazing Spider-Man 2, but possibly a cameo. Make a hint at the Punisher in the Cinematic Universe before making a full feature film. Then it would be easier to put in easter eggs to other C.U. films; I.E. Castle buying Stark Industries guns off the Black Market, Newspaper clippings & online articles about Spider-Man, sightings of the Hulk, Iron Man or Spider-Man in the Manhattan skyline etc, etc.

It would be so damned easy, but yet Marvel probably won't be able to do it since they merged with Disney.

Come to think of it, they could probably prepare for a Dr. Strange film now that the magical aspect of the Avengers-verse has been opened......Hmmm..

#156 Posted by Super_SoldierXII (6390 posts) - - Show Bio

@The Mast said:

I was also bothered that he sat around letting people get tortured, but isn't the implication that he wasn't The Punisher at this point?

I think the implication was he had been struggling to disentangle himself from it. Drawing a correlation to him saying he was 5 years sober - meaning he was not an alcoholic, but rather a different kind of 'addict' if you will. Him taking the bottle of JD was synonymous to Frank jumping off the wagon - in more ways than one.

#157 Posted by lantern8685 (15 posts) - - Show Bio

KICKIN ASS!! AWESOME! Thomas Janes take on the Punisher is wicked, too bad the movie he did fell through. After this little flick, I say give Tom the lead in that Punisher series they say their making. I know it wont be quite as brutal being a TV show (unless its HBO maybe?) but Tom should still be the Punisher, I mean he's allready on TV anyway right?

#158 Edited by _Araneae_ (413 posts) - - Show Bio

That there is squeeee-worthy. TJ is the greatest.

#159 Posted by primepower53 (5686 posts) - - Show Bio

epic ending is epic

#160 Posted by RoninOmega (27 posts) - - Show Bio

@elayem98: I was thinking the same thing, how did that bottle not break. But it was an awesome short!

#161 Posted by Iron Apollo (2197 posts) - - Show Bio
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@jack16ichigo said:

I preferred Thomas Jane too,the first Punisher was a lot better.....

This x 8

@lrtaylor02

@Iron Apollo: Maybe his kids are now old enough for him to not have to be so careful? Or maybe he changed his mind. He's allowed to change his mind about the type of roles he takes. That wouldn't make him a hypocrite.

Disclaimer: I'm not an expert in his roles. But if several years ago he decided not to take certain roles and later changed his mind, that's not hypocrisy. It would be if he was claiming to not take those roles while still portraying them. Is he still making this claim?

If you take another look at that comment I'm not the one who made it. I just "quoted" it and made a response like I am here.
And my response to that quote was like yours things change.
#162 Posted by Savage_Hawkman (125 posts) - - Show Bio

@elayem98 said:

how did the bottle of jack not break...? he smashed it across like 10 guys faces and then threw it at that guy full force...haha

but cool short.

A full bottle of Jack wouldn't have broke.

@BiteMe-Fanboy said:

Hm. I don't think Jack Daniels is that flammable. But good video, nonetheless.

Any liquor over 60% proof is flammable. Jack Daniels Black is 80%. So yes, it's flammable.

#163 Posted by DocFishstick (241 posts) - - Show Bio

dolph lundgen

#164 Posted by Lycaon (6 posts) - - Show Bio

Pretty cool, brutal stuff!!

I liked certain bits of both of the latest Punisher movies, but I wish they could tackle the story like Nolan did the recent Batman flicks. I think the Punisher would translate awesomely in a Dark Knight-esque type of story/movie, which was just as much of a cool crime drama as it was a realistic comic book movie. It would have to me more violent of course, with the Punisher icing bad guys the way he does...

#165 Posted by Sydpart2 (1092 posts) - - Show Bio

Am I the only one that doesn't like the music choice? Don't get me wrong it fits really well but I just guess I'm so big a batman fan that the idea of Batman just showing up and taking away that lighter just won't leave my head. But still...OMG! The 04 movie was my fav take on the character as far as film goes and I want to see another Jane movie. IMO set it in the same universe where the exact amount of time has passed since the last movie.

#166 Posted by Time_Phantom (527 posts) - - Show Bio

@joshmightbe said:

@SandMan_: Frank could never be an Avenger

In the Ultimate's universe he is. That and I think Frank and Deadpool are the only members that aren't

#167 Posted by Bad_People (163 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Ray Stevenson had a better face for the punisher, he just had that mean look, but Thomas Jane played it better and his version was more entertaining.

Now I want to see a kind of Thomas Jane Punisher spin-off where he plays the guy from “The Mist” and goes out dealing deadly revenge for the death of his son against cruel irony.

#168 Posted by bradtisme (1 posts) - - Show Bio

Very cool! I'd support Thomas Jane return as the Punisher in a new movie.

#169 Posted by MrShway88 (655 posts) - - Show Bio

Are there any more of these because that was cool. I'll be satisfied with a bunch of these shorts than a whole movie.

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