Lost On Purpose stars Jane Kaczmarek (of Malcolm in the Middle), James Lafferty (of One Tree Hill), Aaron Hill (of Greek), C Thomas Howell (of The Outsiders), Dale Dickey (of Winter’s Bone), Jeremy Ratchford (of Cold Case) and Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer.
Question: How many movies have you been in? Answer: About 120
Question: Do you know EVERYBODY in the film industry or what? Answer: (Sure seems like it – some folks Tommy has said he pals with are Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Matthew Gray Gubler)
Question: What movie was more fun to shoot? The Outsiders or The Hitcher? Answer: The Hitcher wasn’t “fun” but it was awesome!
Question: What’s your dream role? Answer: I’d like to play (Nikola) Tesla
Question: If you could act with anyone (dead or alive) who would it be? Answer: James Dean
Question: Is there an Actor/Actress you’d like to work with that you haven’t yet? Answer: Kate Beckinsale
Question: Of all the films you’ve made, which is your favorite? Answer: Many for different reasons.
Question: What went wrong with Hitcher 2? Answer: Cast/script/direction
Question: Were the Little Round Top battle scenes fun to shoot as it was to watch? #Gettysburg Answer: Amazing experience!
Question: Which was more fun to shoot, that night or soul man 🙂 Answer: Soulman but That Night is a better film.
Question: The Outsiders…or Red Dawn? I couldn’t choose. Answer: Both good, but Outsiders
Question: How did you like working on Mutant Vampire Zombies from the Hood? Answer: Hated it!
Question: Did u ever do a LOVE scene in a movie if yes which one? Answer: Get a film i did called Payback and get back to me…
Question: Talking of The Hitcher. Have you seen the remake starring Sean Bean? Answer: No… Heard negative things…
Question: Was the water cold when you jumped into it in Secret Admirer? Answer: Hell yes!
Question: What did you like most about the role of “Mark Watson”.. #soul man Answer: It was nice to do a comedy!
Question: Hi! Do you have any recomendations of 80s movies to wach that you were in? Answer: That Night (early 90’s)
Question: Any other film recommendations from the 80s? Answer: Secret Admirer?
Question: Tommy weren’t parts of Tank filmed here in Tennessee?? If so do you remember where? Answer: No Georgia
Question: No don’t stop man. You’re a great actor, long list of great roles *a few iffy films* and Southland rocks. Many loyal fans. Answer: Show me an actor that has worked for 35 years and I’ll show you some iffy films!
Question: how come you ain’t in the trailer for Spiderman? What’s up with that? Answer: I have a small role…
Question: Do you ever get tired of ppl asking you about the work of other actors just b/c you’ve worked with them? Answer: No…
Question: Hi Tommy, what was it like working with Rudger? 🙂 Answer: Creepy! 😉
Question: Just read that you’re in Camel Spiders. True? Hate spiders but if it’s a Tommy flic Im there! Answer: Don’t waste you’re time!
Question: Would you ever want to act/write/direct a movie about the rodeo? Answer: Yes!
Question: What’s your favorite Adam Sandler movie? Do you like Big Daddy? Answer: Happy Gilmour!
Question: Did you have fun working with Lewis & Dushku on That Night? Love the movie! 😉 Answer: Lewis and I struggled. Loved ED!
Question: So Tommy, When are ya gonna be working with Quentin Tarantino? Answer: I hope soon. Mad respect for him!
Question: Do you ever sit back and watch the movies you were in? Answer: Only when I punish my kids!
Question: Why were there 2 directors for The Genesis Code? Answer: I replaced him..
Question: Is The Genesis Code based on the novel? Answer: No!
Question: How about James Dean? It seems a lot of young actors of your time were a slight bit inspired by him. Thoughts? 🙂 Answer: James Dean is one of my favorites… Imagine the work that he would’ve been responsible for!
Question: Who’s really the better volleyball player, you or Peter Horton? Answer: He had experience but I had youth!
Question: I’ve never seen Jailhouse, just discovered it will be shown soon on “Chiller”. Should I watch? It looks good! Answer: It’s pretty interesting… I like the film.
Question: Watching red dawn I always wondered what was in the deer blood cup #notsobad Answer: Hershey’s chocolate and food coloring!
Question: Hey, that volleyball film with you and Courtney Thourne Smith (Side Out) on tv! Should I watch. I go to the expert 🙂 Answer: Yes it’s fun
Question: do you think it’s important to have films w/ social issues like @fatkidmovie? or should movies just be entertaining? Answer: Clearly both! Messages as well as pure entertainment are important for film and viewers!
Question: Camel Spiders?? i can’t believe im watching this shit and recording it Answer: That movie is horrible! Should’ve asked… Lol
Question: Don’t know if you’ve been asked this already, but did you see “Dark Shadows?” if so, what did you think of it? Answer: I liked it…
Question: Where was “Escape” filmed? The scenery is gorgeous. Answer: Thailand!!!
Question: You are my main motivation to see the new Spiderman movie 🙂 Answer: I have a small but poignant role… Question: I heeeeard….that your char in Spiderman is named “Ray”. REALLY?? Yer kiddin. 3 for 3, boss! (also his character’s names in Longmire and Home Invasion) Answer: Lol right?!
Question: So yay or nay on “Restitution”? 😉 Answer: Yay
Question: How old were you when you filmed The Hitcher? Answer: 17 ish
Question: The Jailhouse? Yes or No? Answer: That’s a strong performance if I do say so myself.
Question: Are you going to appear in other marvel movies? Answer: Hope so
Question: How long did you film spiderman for? Love ya in it by the way! Answer: 2 weeks
Question: I really like the trailer for Escape. Can’t wait until it’s available. Looks good! Answer: Its a good lil film
Comment: Love that Danny Boyle has organized the opening ceremony of the Olympics! Might be my fav director!
Question: Do you watch your own movies? Answer: No… Not really
Question: Have you seen any Mel Brooks movies? (Robin Hood: Men In Tights, Spaceballs…) Answer: Blazing Saddles and Frankenstein are my fav Mel Brooks films
Question: Did Brian Austin Greene ever annoy you, when you were filming Kid? Answer: No… Good guy
Question: Was R. Lee Ermey intimidating when you were filming Kid? Sorry, I love that movie. Answer: No he was cool
Question: Chilly Christmas comes out tom. on DVD , Netflix. Saw the trailer today looks funny, the kids will dig it. Answer: It’s s good movie for the little ones
Question: I loved the movie Tank. Did you like that one? Answer: I had fun
Question: Is Jeff Daniels one of the best actors you’ve ever worked with? Are you a civil war buff? Answer: Yes and yes…
Question: Any talk about making The Last Full Measure, reprising Thomas Chamberlain? Answer: That is currently my biggest regret in my career. That’s a crime if it isn’t made…
Question: Drew Barrymore is cool right? and pretty? =) Answer: Yes very cool
Question: did u do your own stunts in “side out”? Answer: Everything but the burning high fall!
Question: Did you like playing in Camel Spiders… Answer: No
Question: How was wearing that mustache in Gettysburg? Answer: Ahh… the chops were awesome! Question: It didn’t itch at all. Or get in the way when you ate?? Answer: Had to work it, man!!
Question: Okay so last night I watched a movie called that night with @CThomasHowell in it and may I say that’s the best movie I’ve ever watched! Answer: That Night is one of my favorite movies that I’ve done. Glad you enjoyed it. Thx for watching. Question: you’re very welcome! What other movies have you done that you have really enjoyed? Answer: The Hitcher Gettysburg A little movie out now called Escape that’s good…
Question: I read you did voice acting for the new animated Justice League movie. I can’t wait to see it when it comes out this summer. Answer: The rumors are true
Question: Have you been back to Gettysburg since you made the movie? Answer: Been a while
Question: You worked with both Emilio Estevez and Charlie Sheen, right? Who was more fun to work with? Answer: Charlie!
Question: Has anyone ever called you Bianchi on the street? It’s an original shout out 🙂 Answer: Lol no
Question: That Night? Answer: It’s a very under rated movie… One of my favs. Just check it out…. Eliza Dushku’s first film. With Me and Juliet Lewis
Question: hey so what do you think of the movie That Night? Is it worth a watch? Answer: that’s a GREAT film. One of my favorites…
Question: Hillside is a classic movie. You played Bianchi so well. Great metamorphosis of the character! Answer: That’s an underrated movie… I like it a lot
Question: Any thoughts about going back for another film on your Gettysburg character? Answer: I want to bring back Tom Chamberlain (Gettysburg and Gods and Generals) and do The Last Full Measure
Question: would you say that Gettysburg is your favourite film you’ve done? Answer: No, but a great experience
Question: Spend much time with good ol Tommy Berenger?? Answer: no cuz he was a part of the south and we shot our stuff after theirs..
Question: Where can I get a “making of” documentary for Far Out Man? Answer: doesn’t exist
Question: in the movie soul man how long did it take for the tanning pills to wear off lol 😄 Answer: Oh… It was at least a solid 30 mins of scrubbing everyday! Lol
Question: Am I the only one that likes the sequel of The Hitcher more than the first one? Answer: YES
Question: Which brother did you prefer working with, Charlie Sheen or Emilio Estevez?? Answer: Charlie Question: Oh my ya cant choose omg … thats like choosing ya fave child omg lol Answer: Charlie’s my boy. End of story.
Question: I wanna watch one of your movies what do u recommend not outsiders, red dawn, or granview, soul man saw those Answer: That Night
Question: about to watch the hitcher!! Any comments? Answer: You ready to give up fries?
Question: I’m about to watch Nickel and Dime. Any comments? Answer: I like that little movie… We had fun!
Question: Thomas, you don’t die in Cat 5 do you!!! Answer: My character or my performance!?
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