I would have had a problem with that too . What happens now that he gone?Gemmell was approached many times for the screen rights but they always wanted to also buy the rights to his characters, a notion which Gemmell found abhorrent as he didn't want to have to ask permission to write new stories with his own characters.
Good call! I was trying to think of someone physically intimidating but also older, that could convincingly be coming out of "retirement." He was excellent in a role like that in Sons of Anarchy.How about Ron Perlman as Druss?