Between his no-nonsense Twitter presence, endless back catalogue of badass characters, and that instantly recognisable, cigar-smoke-tinged voice, Ron Perlman comes across as a guy you don't trifle with.
"He's constantly reminded he's got more years behind him than in front of him," Perlman explains.
"He's got to start making decisions about legacy.
Produced by Perlman and co-starring '70s movie icons Richard Dreyfuss and Jacqueline Bisset, Asher draws inspiration from street-level character studies like the work of John Cassavetes.
"Everything is communicated through style," says Perlman.
"The way this guy shines his shoes.