Martin Kove, who plays a Vietnam war veteran in 'V.F.W.', says director Joe Begos knew 'exactly what he wanted'
It has been a great year for Martin Kove so far.
His return as John Kreese in 'Cobra Kai', YouTube Premium's hit martial arts dramedy, was one of the biggest shockers and 'the bad sensei' lived up to his moniker by dishing out another stellar performance as the sinister teacher.
The 73-year old is all set to feature in Quentin Tarantino's much-awaited 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' and Joe Begos' action-horror film 'V.F.W.'
In an exclusive with MEA WorldWide (MEAWW), the veteran actor shed some light on his upcoming action-horror movie 'V.F.W.'
Kove describes the film as a terrific experience. "'V.F.W.' stands for Veterans of Foreign Wars," he explained. "I play one of the war veterans from Vietnam with Stephen Lang, William Sadler, David Patrick Kelly, and Fred Williamson. We're in a church protecting a young girl from punk mutants."
For Kove, the experience of working with the amazing co-stars was an enjoyable experience. "We're all experienced actors. What was enjoyable was the camaraderie and the good feelings between us," he remarked.
When asked how different would 'V.F.W.' be from a mutant genre movie, Kove said that the movie would not be along the lines of "'Walking Dead' or anything like that".
"I wouldn't call them mutants, but more like intense drug addicts," he added.
V.F.W. will be helmed by Joe Begos ('Almost Human' and 'Bliss') and Kove was pretty impressed while working with Begos on the movie.
"Believe me, he's very capable. He knew every move he wanted from the camera from an action standpoint. He knew exactly what he wanted and you had to really pay a lot of attention to all of his ideas because he moves fast," Kove explained.
"He had a great deal of knowledge with the camera and also let us improvise with whatever we wanted. Which was good because all of us had a lot of experience and that was great coming from him."
V.F.W. is slated to release by the end of the year.
Kove is set to start work on the third season of 'Cobra Kai' where he will reprise his role as Sensei John Kreese.
The series will hit YouTube Premium in September 2020.