07 Apr 2016 Mireia || Interview

Kim Coates is known to “Sons of Anarchy” fans for his portrayal of Alex “Tig” Trager. The prolific actor has been busy. Besides “The Land,” which recently premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, he has five other projects set to release this year, including “The True Memoirs of an International Assassin” (with Andy Garcia) and “Goon: Last of the Enforcers” (with Liev Schreiber). Fans may follow the Los Angeles-based actor on Twitter at https://twitter.com/KimFCoates.

Q. What is your best vacation memory?
A. My wife and I visited Tanzania to see our daughter, who was working there for a nonprofit. When we experienced the people, the mud huts, the safaris, it was just beyond magical and we’ll never forget it, ever. It was an incredible, life-changing travel experience.

Q. If you’ve ever gone away for the holidays, which was the best trip?
A. Being Canadian, I have a big family with lots of crazy, beautiful relatives. (For three straight years, starting) when I was 14 years old, we would all meet at this Christmas lodge in Alberta where there were more fireplaces than logs. We played amazing games of Risk, had shenanigans on the frozen pond, jumped into a snowbank from an uber-hot sauna and had cinnamon bun eating contests. I mean, it was incredible! It was so much fun that it was like being in Vegas with no clocks on the wall and we just kept going and going.


21 Feb 2016 Mireia || Web

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19 Dec 2015 Mireia || Movies, News, True Memoirs Of An International Assassin

Netflix has the services of Kevin James already engaged starring in new hapless hero action comedy The True Memoirs Of An International Assassin. The film has now added former Sons Of Anarchy man Kim Coates to the cast.

The cameras are currently rolling under the direction of Kick-Ass 2’s Jeff Wadlow. Jeff Morris wrote the script, which finds the actor as a mild-mannered accountant who dreams of becoming a thriller writer. But when his fictional novel about the life of an international assassin is published as a true story, he’s mistaken for a real hired killer and becomes something of a celebrity.

Trying to escape his newfound infamous status, he escapes to Belize but is there entangled in an assassination plot. To keep his head, he’ll need to channel the character he created – Colt Rodgers – and draw on the skills he’s only chronicled on the page before if he wants to save the day.

Deadline’s report makes no mention of what Coates will be doing, but he’s often called upon to be a tough guy threat in comedies, so perhaps he’ll be making James’ life more difficult. Last seen here on the big screen in Goon, he’ll be back for sequel Goon: Last Of The Enforcers, plus a variety of indie movies including Officer Downe, Strange Weather and The Land.

Source: empire online

16 Oct 2015 Mireia || Movies, News, The Adventure Club

Billy Zane and Kim Coates have joined Trilight Entertainment’s family movie “The Adventure Club”, which has started shooting in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Geoff Anderson is directing from a script by Fred Ewanuick and Robin Dunne, in which a group of young friends form the Adventure Club after finding a mysterious puzzle box.

“The Adventure Club” is produced by Shayne Putzlocher, Glenn Paradis, Sara Shaak and Mark Montague. Private equity and gap financing have been arranged by Clairwood Capital.

Double Dutch International will be selling the rights at the American Film Market.

Zane will be seen in the upcoming Ben Stiller comedy “Zoolander 2.” Coates starred in the FX drama “Sons of Anarchy” and will be seen in “Officer Downe.”

Source: variety

24 Jul 2015 Mireia || Goon 2, Movies, News

Entertainment One and producers No Trace Camping and Caramel Films have today revealed the full cast for the upcoming Goon sequel, Goon: Last of the Enforcers. Liev Schreiber is set to return as Ross “The Boss” Rhea alongside Seann William Scott as lovable enforcer Doug “The Thug” Glatt. Also reprising their roles will be Marc-André Grondin as superstar Xavier LaFlamme; Kim Coates as Highlanders Coach Ronnie Hortense; and Alison Pill as Glatt’s love interest, Eva. Jay Baruchel, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jesse Chabot, will direct, in addition to reprising his role as Doug’s best friend, Pat. Finally, Wyatt Russell and Elisha Cuthbert will also be joining the production as brand new characters.

Russell, most recently seen in the 2014 hit 22 Jump Street, will star coming up in Richard Linklater’s That’s What I’m Talking About. In real life, Russell played professional hockey in Canada and Europe, following a collegiate career at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. In the film, he’ll play Anders Cain, a young volatile hot shot who becomes Captain of the Halifax Highlanders when a pro lockout suddenly sends a slew of new players down to the minors.

Cuthbert (“Happy Endings,” “24”) will star as Mary, sister and confidante of Eva, who we find now married to Doug.

“‘Goon’ was instantly embraced by audiences; and like all fans of the film, we are eager for the next chapter,” says Patrick Roy, President, eOne Films Canada & Les Films Seville. “We are pleased to once again join forces with No Trace Camping and Caramel Films, and delighted that Jay Baruchel, will extend his comedic talent and make his directorial debut with what is sure to be a knockout hit.”

Goon: Last of the Enforcers is produced by David Gross, Jesse Shapira, and Jeff Arkuss of No Trace Camping and André Rouleau of Caramel Films. eOne will distribute the film in Canada.

Source: comingsoon

21 Jul 2015 Mireia || Big Brothers Big Sisters

A Niagara motorbike tour led by stars of a world-famous crime drama has raised at least $35,000 for a mentorship program.

Canadian Sons of Anarchy actor Kim Coates, who plays Tig, joined U.S. castmate Mark Boone Junior to lead the Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Catharines-Thorold and District’s Ride for Kids Sake.

The event, now in its third year, helps raise cash for their Game On! group mentoring program for boys and young men.

“We left from the Pen Centre, rode around for an hour” said Coates, 57, kicking-back after the Saturday tour. “So we dipsy-doodled through tons of acreages, through vineyards and gorgeous country.

His friend Boone, who plays Bobby in Sons, added his thoughts during an interview with local media inside a trailer at the Pen Centre: “We saw old houses and new houses, intermixed,” said the bearded actor. “Swamps, forests, maples!”

“And the cops did a great job stopping the intersections, so we didn’t stop once,” Coates added. About 15 VIP riders joined the group, with the main ride bringing in about 250 biker/fundraisers.

“We had a nice turnout … last year, we made about $35,000 and we’ll make more this year,” Coates said.

“It’s really all good.”

Coates says he cares strongly about the charitable cause, “and I’m Canadian (from Saskatoon), and it worked out perfectly with my timing; right now I’m filming Goon 2 in Toronto.”

Sons of Anarchy ended last year after seven seasons and both actors say they’ve continued working.

“It was a long time, seven years,” Coates reflected.