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Jeremy Holm on Playing a Conflicted Cop in Still Here

Jeremy Holm
Jeremy Holm in Still Here

Jeremy Holm understands the situation that police officers are going through nowadays.

With Black Lives Matter and systemic police issues, police departments across America bearing the bad publicities from deaths, riots, and protests. Civil rights leaders and politicians at every level made it one of the top issues showcased in the media every day.

With Still Here, the timing of the film couldn’t be more perfect.

Here’s the synopsis:

In Still Here, when twelve-year-old Monique Watson disappears from home, her father, Michael Watson, refuses to give up even as the media and police make little effort in solving the case. The assignment lands in the hands of journalist Christian Baker, who at first pursues a false lead, turning the entire case upside down. Filled with guilt, Christian helps Michael in the search for his daughter, while facing resistance from the community, the police, and his publication.

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The film stars Johnny Whitworth (Limitless), Maurice McRae (Random Acts of Flyness), Zazie Beetz (Joker), Afton Williamson (The Night Of), Larry Pine (The Grand Budapest Hotel), and Jeremy Holm. Vlad Feier directed the movie from the script written by Feier and Peter Gutter.

LRM Online exclusively spoke to actor Jeremy Holm via Zoom. We talked about his role as a racist cop, who appeared uncaring about a child’s disappearance until the media got involved. Also, we discussed how it relates to the current events of today.

Holm is best known for his portrayal as Agent Nathan Green on Netflix’s House of Cards and as Mr. Sutherland on USA’s Mr. Robot. He appeared on numerous television shows over the years, including Blue Bloods, The Blacklist, Happyish, The Americans, Law & Order, and five seasons of Primetime: What Would You Do?

Still Here plays in select theaters today and is available on VOD this Friday, September 4.

Watch the exclusive interview below.

OTHER RELATED INTERVIEW:

Johnny Whitworth on Playing An Investigative Journalist in Still Here [Exclusive Interview]

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Blue Fox Entertainment

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