By: John M Jerva The Brendan Fraser Hollywood resurgence continues as the Mummy franchise actor is set to play the main villain in the upcoming HBOMAX live action Batgirl film. The DCEU project, which will premiere exclusively on the Warner Bros. streaming service will star Leslie Grace as Barbara Gordon AKA Batgirl. Per Deadline: The film will bow on HBO Max, marking one of the … Continue reading BATGIRL: Brendan Fraser Enlists for Villain Duties in HBOMAX’s Live Action DCEU Film
By: John M Jerva Having worked in retail and seeing the worst in people on the busiest shopping day of the year, the new film Black Friday is right in my wheelhouse. Add in a sensational cast that includes Devon Sawa, Michael Jai White and the man himself Bruce Campbell and you’ve got a sure fire hit in the new horror-comedy from director Casey Tebo. … Continue reading BLACK FRIDAY: Campbell, Sawa & White are Our Last Line in the Horror/Comedy Hitting this Thanksgiving
By: John M Jerva This week on The War Room over at The Action Elite, Eoin along with J-Man and Stephen discuss one of the curious entries in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s filmography. The movie is Last Action Hero and upon it’s initial release back in 1993, the movie wasn’t well received and Schwarzenegger himself considered this movie the initial ending of his career. I think he … Continue reading The Action Elite Live: The War Room- Discussing the Underrated Schwarzenegger Action-Comedy LAST ACTION HERO
By: John M Jerva Wrestling superstar John Cena is in demand in movies right now as the WWE superstar turned Hollywood superstar has been killing it in films like F9: The Fast Saga and The Suicide Squad. Cena is also starring in the highly anticipated Peacemaker HBOMAX series so his stock is on the rise. Deadline is reporting that Cena may have found his next … Continue reading FREELANCE: John Cena in Active Negotiations to Star in TAKEN Director’s Upcoming Action-Comedy
By: John M Jerva News coming out of Screen Daily today announces that The Exchange has acquired worldwide sales rights to the recently announced action-thriller Section Eight which reunites Adkins and Lundgren onscreen for a fifth time. The movie, which also stars Ryan Kwanten, is being helmed by Christian Sesma (Every Last One of Them) and recently finished shooting. Per SD: The Exchange has acquired … Continue reading The Exchange Acquires Worldwide Sales for the Scott Adkins/Dolph Lundgren Actioner SECTION EIGHT Ahead of the AFM!
By: John M Jerva What’s better than a movie that stars either Louis Mandylor or Costas Mandylor? Well it’s a movie that stars both of them! That’s right, the Mandylor brothers team up for the newest action-thriller Adrenaline from director Massimiliano Cerchi (Mayday, Lockdown). The below trailer for the movie which also stars Constance Payne, who looks to be one fiery femme fatale with some … Continue reading ADRENALINE: Louis Mandylor & Costas Mandylor Team for the New Actioner from Director Massimiliano Cerchi!
By: John M Jerva The argument between PG-13 action films and R rated action films is a strong one among genre fans and one that can get heated. What makes a good action film? Does an action movie have to be adults only to be high-octane? Well everyone can make their cases but I for one don’t have a preference. If it’s a movie I … Continue reading THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS Receives an R Rating for Violence and Language
By: John M Jerva The Punisher is taking on vampires! Well, not exactly Frank Castle but one of the actors that played him is. Screen Daily is bringing word that the Thomas Jane led vampire horror-comedy Slayers has just been acquired by The Avenue for US distribution. The company is a domestic distribution arm of the Highland Film Group and they will be bringing the … Continue reading SLAYERS: The Thomas Jane Led Vampire Horror-Comedy Lands U.S. Distribution with The Avenue
By: John M Jerva While we wait for more 411 on director William Kaufman’s war thriller WarHorse One, we’ve got some exciting news to report via Deadline on his next lined up gig. Kaufman is set to helm the guns blazing crime thriller The Channel which stars Clayne Crawford (TV’s Lethal Weapon), Max Martini (TV’s The Unit, 13 Hours) and Hakeem Kai-Kazim (Black Sails). Expect … Continue reading THE CHANNEL: Clayne Crawford, Max Martini & Hakeem Kai-Kazim Enlist for Director William Kaufman’s Newest Guns Blazing Action-Thriller
By: John M Jerva International action icon Donnie Yen is in some deep water on the latest key art for his rescue thriller Come Back Home. Something tells me he’ll pull through but it looks rather dicey and frigid as Yen stars as a rescuer who has his hands full with a massive catastrophe. Law Chi Leung helmed the pic which also stars Cecilia Han … Continue reading Donnie Yen is Submerged on New Key Art for COME BACK HOME
By: John M Jerva Scott Eastwood is definitely coming out of the shadows of his famous father with roles in the recent films The Outpost and The Fate of the Furious. Eastwood is in serious contention for rising action star in his newest adrenaline pumping action-thriller Dangerous which boasts a sensational cast. The new trailer which just hit a few minutes ago gives fans just … Continue reading DANGEROUS: Scott Eastwood Goes Tactical in the Official Trailer for the Star Powered Action-Thriller
By: John M Jerva The new trailer for director Michael Bay’s latest action-thriller Ambulance has dropped online. The thriller stars Jake Gyllenhaal, who is having one bad day, along with Aquaman’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen, Eiza Gonzalez, and Garrett Dillahunt. Gyllenhaal does his best action star impersonation in the new trailer as in pure Bay-hem fashion, he hangs out of a speeding ambulance, shoots at a helicopter … Continue reading Jake Gyllenhaal Runs and Guns in the Official Trailer for Michael Bay’s AMBULANCE
By: John M Jerva Update: Scott Adkins has shared the Official Trailers for his action/thriller Castle Falls which he co-stars with Dolph Lundgren who also helmed the pic. The cool takeaway here is that Adkins and Lundgren eventually end up on the same side as they’ve been enemies in all their other films. It’s refreshing to see them team up to take down the bad … Continue reading UPDATE: CASTLE FALLS- New Trailers Drop for Scott Adkins & Dolph Lundgren’s Latest Actioner Hitting Blu-Ray/DVD in December!
By: John M Jerva Sony Pictures has finally dropped the official trailer for the long delayed live action adaptation to the best selling video game Uncharted. The movie’s been in development for so long that at one time star Mark Wahlberg was supposed to play the role of young adventurer Nathan Drake. Spider-Man’s Tom Holland now occupies the role with Wahlberg now playing the grizzled … Continue reading UNCHARTED: Tom Holland & Mark Wahlberg Embark on the Ultimate Adventure in the Official Trailer for the Video Game Adaptation
By: John M Jerva The one good thing about doing this site is the fact that I can champion for underrated action stars who certainly need more love from fans in the genre. There’s a great deal of talent that have been quietly kicking ass for some years that just don’t get the level of recognition they deserve and it’s high time we shine the … Continue reading Review: Paul Sloan Takes Down EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM in One Brutal and Bruising Old School Action Flick
By: John M Jerva Netflix has unveiled the new key art and a second trailer for their most expensive movie yet. Red Notice stars Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds in a sure fire action-comedy hit for the streaming service. Hitting Netflix on November 12th, peek at the new one sheet and teaser below along with the official first trailer that dropped … Continue reading UPDATE- RED NOTICE: Netflix Drops New Key & Trailer for the Blockbuster Film Starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds!
By: John M Jerva Action and martial arts icon Donnie Yen hit the bullseye once again with the release of his instant classic Raging Fire which is set to debut on HI-YAH! on Friday. Now Action-Flix has some news on a new project that Yen is set to enlist for and you can check out the 411 below! The new project is titled Golden Empire … Continue reading GOLDEN EMPIRE: Action Icon Donnie Yen Enlists to Play a Notorious Crime Kingpin in the Upcoming Thriller
By: John M Jerva The Hollywood Reporter has dropped the hammer on a new action project that will reunite action stars Scott Adkins and Dolph Lundgren for a rousing fifth time. The movie which hails from an original screenplay by Daylight’s End scribe Chad Law and Howlers director Josh Ridgway is titled Section Eight and we got the lowdown for you below! The film will … Continue reading SECTION EIGHT: Scott Adkins & Dolph Lundgren Go Head to Head for the Fifth Time in the New Action/Thriller from Director Christian Sesma
By: John M Jerva Back in 2019, director Jesse V. Johnson delivered one of the best action films in a long time as the Expendables of the East arrived in Triple Threat. The movie which originally started off as The Makeshift Squad which was an original concept of martial arts star Tiger Hue Chen brought together some of the most explosive martial arts talent the … Continue reading Essential Action: Revisiting the Greatness of the “Holy Grail of Action Films”TRIPLE THREAT!
By: John M Jerva It dawned on me today that I haven’t shared any news about Michael Jai White in a while. The actor, martial artist and action star is a favorite here at Action-Flix and will next be seen in the movies The Commando which pits him against Mickey Rourke and the WWII epic Come Out Fighting also starring Tyrese Gibson. Let’s not forget … Continue reading NOGALES: Michael Jai White Fights His Past and for a Future in the New Action-Thriller Now in Production