Interview by Paul Salfen
Jason Isaacs talks to Paul Salfen about this fun adventure movie which was released first in China, and now will be releasing January 12th (Theaters) and February 12,2021 (Streaming) in the USA. SYNOPSIS: A young scientist invents a cutting-edge volcanic warning system and returns to the tropical island where her mother tragically died, hoping she can prevent future deaths. The island is now home to the world’s only volcano theme park and resort, the brainchild of its reckless owner. Chaos soon erupts when the once-dormant volcano starts to rumble. It’s a battle with nature to get off the island while fiery death and destruction rains down from the mountain.
Jason Michael Isaacs is an English actor. He is best known for his roles as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series (2001–2011), Colonel William Tavington in The Patriot (2000), Captain Hook in Peter Pan (2003), criminal Michael Caffee in the Showtime series Brotherhood (2006–2008), Captain Waggoner in Fury (2014), Marshal Georgy Zhukov in The Death of Stalin (2017) and Vasili in Hotel Mumbai (2018). His other film roles include Divorcing Jack (1998), The End of the Affair (1999), Sweet November (2001), The Tuxedo (2002), Nine Lives (2005), Friends with Money (2006), Good (2008), Green Zone (2010), Abduction (2011), A Single Shot (2013), After the Fall (2014), A Cure for Wellness (2016), Skyfire (2019) and Scoob! (2020).
Isaacs’ roles in television have included Dr. Hunter Aloysius “Hap” Percy in the Netflix supernatural series The OA, Captain Gabriel Lorca in the first season of Star Trek: Discovery, the voice of the Grand Inquisitor in Star Wars Rebels and the voice of Admiral Zhao in the first season of Avatar: The Last Airbender. His other roles on television include Capital City (1989–1990), Dangerous Lady (1995), The Fix (1997), Awake (2012), Rosemary’s Baby (2014), Dig (2015) and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019). He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama for Brotherhood and won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for Case Histories (2011-2013). He was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for The State Within (2006) and for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Harry H. Corbett in The Curse of Steptoe (2008).
Isaacs’ stage roles include Louis Ironson in Declan Donnellan’s 1992 and 1993 Royal National Theatre premieres of Parts One (Millennium Approaches) and Two (Perestroika) of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, and as hitman Ben in a 50th-anniversary revival of Harold Pinter’s 1957 play The Dumb Waiter at Trafalgar Studios in the West End.