Blue October frontman Justin Furstenfeld will make his feature film debut this fall. Section 8 starring Scott Adkins, Dermot Mulroney, Dolph Lundgren and Mickey Rourke will debut in theatres and on AMC+ on September 23rd.
Playing a villain by the name of Ajax Abernathy, the film tells the story of a former soldier who avenges the murder of his family and is sent to prison. The character, Leonard Locke, played by Adkins is sprung from prison by a shady government agency after being recruited to join the entity.
Furstenfeld’s Film Debut
The original screenplay was written by Chad Law and Josh Ridgeway. Section 8 was directed by Christian Sesman and produced by Brandon Burrows of Firebrand. According to a quote from Burrows via Deadline. “We are honored by Justin Furstenfeld’s decision to choose Section 8 for his acting debut. He gives a fantastic performance”. You can check out the new trailer below.
But that’s not all for the Blue October frontman. According to a recent piece in The Hollywood Reporter, he’ll be starring alongside Frank Grillo and Mehki Phifer in Lights Out. It’s a story about an ex-soldier turned underground fighter who is pitted against corrupt cops and hired killers. The film due sometime in 2023.
New Album + Fall Tour
Blue October has been sharing the stage with the Goo Goo Dolls all summer. They’ll head out on a headlining tour of their own this fall in support of their eleventh studio album. Spinning The Truth Around is a double album with part one due October 14th and part two expected in March of 2023. The lead single (and title track) debuted in July. Album pre-sales are officially underway.
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