The Official Website for Actor Michael Rooker
The Official Website for Actor Michael Rooker

Michael Rooker talks About the Mean Streets of Chicago on the Set of Atlantis Down

Atlantis Down is a science-fiction themed film, which completed shooting in 2009. In to 2010, the film has now moved in to post-production and one of the film’s castmates, Michael Rooker (The Freeway Killer), has provided an interview for director Max Bartoli and producer Ethan Marten (Dead Men) to discuss the status of this project. Also, in the interview Rooker is questioned about his other work including his part on the Italian shot Cliffhanger, with Sylvester Stallone. As well, Rooker is not shy in talking about the mean streets of Chicago, where he grew up as a youth. So, listen in as this prolific actor talks about multiple topics in this exclusive video interview found below.

For those unfamiliar with the project, the synopsis for Atlantis Down is here:

“2025 – the Shuttle has been relegated to glorified taxi. On a routine mission shuttle Atlantis encounters bursts of light shutting down its instrumentation leaving it adrift in space with Rookie Astronaut Travis Black. The rest of the crew find themselves in the middle of a barren, desert wasteland. Crew members begin dying in bizarre ways. Travis comes to realize that he has been chosen to compete in some sort of galactic chess game” (IMDB).

Director: Max Bartoli.
Writers: Max Baroli, and Doug Burch.
Executive producer: Ethan Marten.
Cast: Michael Rooker, Dean Haglund, Greg Travis, Kera O’Byron, Mae Flores, Travis Quentin Young, Sam Ingraffia, Darla Grese, and Doug Birch.

The Michael Rooker, Ethan Marten, Max Bartoli interview Part 1:

Part 2:

And the finale of the Michael Rooker interview:

Originally reported by Michael Allen

Be sure to check out the Atlantis Down website!