COLLINS to Lead Sizemore and a COMPANY OF HEROES for Sony, 2/26
COMPANY OF HEROES, Sony Pictures, Trailer
On February 26th, Collins will once again don military duds as he stars in the franchise lead role in Sony's new WWII action film COMPANY OF HEROES.
Based on the THQ video game series of the same name, Collins plays a wet-behind-ears young Army private who ends up commanding his comrades on a seemingly impossible rescue mission into the heart of Nazi territory. Intent on extracting a German scientist to stop Hitler from developing a nuclear superweapon, Collins' leads an all-star cast that includes Tom Sizemore, Vinnie Jones, Neal McDonough, and Jurgen Prochnow.
The first full-length feature film based on the highest-rated strategy video game of all-time, COMPANY OF HEROES will be available on DVD and Blu-ray and features two behind-the-scenes featurettes and bonus extras. Directed by Don Michael Paul, the theatrical trailer can be viewed here.
Collins is perhaps best known for his franchise lead starring role in Sony's reboot of their SNIPER films starring TOM BERENGER, SNIPER: RELOADED (2011). Co-starring Billy Zane, who reprised his role from the original film, Collins played Berenger's estranged son who learns the way of the gun to hunt down the rogue sniper responsible for murdering his Marine comrades in the Congo. He is attached to star in the film's sequel, with Zane directing and once again co-starring, shooting this spring.
Last seen in a fan-favorite turn as 'Frankenstein's Monster' in the hit ABC fantasy drama "Once Upon a Time," Collins' busy 2012 also included a recurring guest star role in ABC's "Last Resort" and guest-starring roles in the premiere of TNT's new spinoff "Major Crimes" as well as in "2 Broke Girls" and "Ringer." Collins' other credits include "NCIS," "CSI: Miami," "Enlightened," "90210," and "CSI: NY" as well as lead roles in LAKE PLACID 2 and the SyFy original movie "Rock Monster."