Kevin Nash is an expert wrestler with a protracted and diverse profession. He began his high-profile WWF profession as a personality named Diesel, a.okay.a. Big Daddy Cool, earlier than co-founding the nWo faction with Hulk Hogan and going by his actual identify. Nash started performing in motion pictures in 1991, showing because the mutated Super Shredded in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II.” He has additionally appeared within the three “Magic Mike” motion pictures, the primary “John Wick,” and the Channing Tatum automobile “Dog.” In “The Punisher,” he’s a Russian murderer, known as merely The Russian, employed to interrupt into the Punisher’s condo and kill him.
The battle between Jane and Nash is a spotlight of the movie, as Jane is hurled via partitions, and the condo is completely destroyed by the violence. The Punisher is out of his league towards an outsize fighter just like the Russian. Jane talked about in his interview that on one of many days of filming, he grabbed a prop butterfly knife … solely studying too late that it wasn’t a prop knife. Jane recalled properly:
“That was a bad day. I gotta tell you, when I was swinging around, and grabbing the prop knife, and he’s there, and I plunge it into his chest … and it stabs him, and it goes in. And I’m looking at the knife, I’m looking at him. Kevin, he’s just looking down at me, and there’s a knife sticking out of his chest … Yeah, that was rough. And you know what made it worse? He was so nice about it. You’re like, ‘Oh my god, this guy’s going to knock me across the room.’ Just out of a reflex. He just sat there, looked at the knife, looked at me, and shook his head.”