Armand Assante is standing up for cinematic talent of a certain age.
Interviewed tonight at 10 p.m. ET on Movie Geeks United!, the screen idol – who turns 60 in October – rips Hollywood studio heads for turning their backs on directors who’ve graduated out of the coveted 18- to 35-year-old demo.
To me, it's all about how much a person has lived," Armand (above) tells us of what he values in behind-the-camera talent.
“I always am a little disillusioned that in Hollywood they’re knockin’ guys out of the loop once they’re in their 40s and 50s,” he tells hosts Jamie DuVall and Jerry Dennis.