'Hobo with a Shotgun' - Director Jason Eisener Interview
The man behind the Hobo, first-time feature filmmaker Jason Eisener, tells FEARnet's Joe McCabe how his movie evolved from faux-trailer contest winner to full-on retro ‘80s grindhouse epic starring fan-favorite actor Rutger Hauer. Hobo with a Shotgun will be available on VOD, iTunes, XBOX Marketplace, Playstation Network and Amazon.com April 1; in select theaters May 6.A train pulls into the station – it's the end of the line. A Hobo (Rutger Hauer) jumps from a freight car, hoping for a fresh start in a new city. Instead, he finds himself trapped in an urban hell.This is a world where criminals rule the streets and Drake, the city's crime boss, reigns supreme alongside his sadistic murderous sons, Slick & Ivan. Amidst the chaos, the Hobo comes across a pawn shop window displaying a second hand lawn mower. He dreams of making the city a beautiful place and starting a new life for himself. But as the brutality continues to rage around him, he notices a shotgun hanging above the lawn mower... Quickly, he realizes the only way to make a difference in this town is with that gun in his hand and two shells in its chamber.