EoM Presents: A Conversation with “As Good As Dead” writer/actor Michael Jai White.

In this interview, EoM Senior Interviewer Thomas Manning speaks with actor and writer Michael Jai White about his work on the new action film As Good As Dead.


Michael Jai White as Bryant in AS GOOD AS DEAD.

White talks about the process of modeling the film’s protagonist after his own late brother, collaborating with director R. Ellis Frazier, and working in movies with his wife, Gillian White. Looking back to a previous role, Michael Jai White also briefly reflects on his experience working with Christopher Nolan and Heath Ledger on The Dark Knight.

If you prefer an audio version, you can listen to the full interview here:

Official Synopsis:

An ex cop in self-imposed witness protection in Mexico becomes a target when a fight video of his apprentice goes viral.

In theaters and on VOD December 16th, 2022.

For more information, head to the official Samuel Goldwyn Films As Good As Dead webpage.


Thomas Manning is a member of the NCFCA and SEFCA, and also the co-host of the television show and radio program Meet Me at the Movies. He has served as a production assistant and voting member on the Film Selection Committee for the Real to Reel Film Festival. Additionally, he manages his own film review and interview site, The Run-Down on Movies. Recently, Manning graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a double-major in Communications and English. His passion for cinema and storytelling is rivaled only by his love for the music of Taylor Swift.

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