Vinnie Jones speaks out about his character in Rise of the Footsoldier: Origins


Footballer turned actor, Vinnie Jones plays fearsome bouncer Bernard O’Mahoney. In this scene O’Mahoney is threatened in a launderette.

The X-Men and Lock Stock star appears alongside Craig Fairbrass, who returns as Pat Tate as well as Keith Allen, PH Moriarty, Billy Murray, Michelle Collins, George Russo, and Roland Manookian.

The film focuses on Falklands War veteran Tony Tucker (played by Terry Stone), and how he came to be involved in one of the most notorious gangland murders in British history.

This fifth instalment is set in the 1980s, the height of the rave scene. Tucker lands a job as a nightclub doorman after saving the owner’s grandson. He will do whatever it takes to rise to the top. Teaming up with Bernard O’Mahoney, who was a renowned heavyweight, what could go wrong?

Appetite for destruction, money, drugs, and a luxury life, Tucker feeds his appetite by teaming up with Pat Tate (Craig Fairbrass) and Craig Rolfe (Roland Manookian) to own Essex’s drug habits.

This film is directed by Nick Nevern in which was co-written by producer Andrew Loveday.

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