Peppermint is a revenge story that follows Riley North (Jennifer Garner), who awakens from a coma after surviving a brutal attack that kills her husband and daughter. When the system shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen to urban guerrilla, as she goes after her enemies, one being Curly (Randy Gonzalez), a hitman.
Channeling frustration into motivation, the young widow spends years in hiding, honing her mind, body, and spirit to become an unstoppable force. Eluding the underworld, the police, and the FBI, Riley embarks on a deadly quest to deliver her own personal brand of punishment.
What was it like to work with Jennifer Garner?
She’s a total badass and a sweetheart at the same time. I had a fight scene with her and she was awesome at picking up fight choreography. She did a lot of action related scenes in her show Alias, so fight scenes are second nature to her now.
Did you do your own stunts in the film?
I did! I had no stunt double on this project, so that is all me on the film. I actually have some scars from working on this project. Should make for some good conversation starters. “How’d you get those scars?” “Oh, you know just fighting Jennifer Garner.”
Check out Mr. Gonzalez in the ‘Peppermint’ trailer, the film is set to be released in theatres on September 7, 2018.
Gonzalez grew up in Miami, FL and his first passion was for music. Gonzalez is best known for his role as ‘Manny’ in the Netflix series “Bloodline”. Additional acting credits include: “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk”, “Transparent”, “Bosch”, “The Walking Dead” and “Graceland”. In 2019, Gonzalez will next be seen in David Ayer’s film “The Tax Collector” alongside Shia Lebeouf. Gonzalez is also currently shooting and will recur in the OWN series “David Makes Man”, which is set to premiere next year.
He started his entertainment career as a guitarist for a punk/hardcore band and loved creating music. While on tour, the singer of the band, always talked about getting into acting and convinced him to take a random acting class that they had found on Craigslist. Gonzalez fell in love right away with the art and knew that was his new path. Along the way, he also discovered his love for screenwriting. Beyond entertainment, Gonzalez enjoys working out, supporting the charities the Young Storytellers and 826LS, and is a huge “Simpsons” fan.