By: John M Jerva There’s no denying that next year’s John Wick 4 or John Wick Chapter 4 if you will is definitely shaping up to be the E ticket attraction for action fans. The first three films have already paved the way for a new generation of action stunt play but this newest entry will certainly pass the others if not for the star … Continue reading Adkins & Zaror Reunite on the Set of JOHN WICK 4!
By: John M Jerva REVIEW: Jolt STARRING: Kate Beckinsale, Jai Courtney, Stanley Tucci, Bobby Cannavale, Laverne Cox, and Susan Sarandon DIRECTED BY: Tanya Wexler THE REVIEW: It’s only fitting that today being Kate Beckinsale’s birthday, I serve up some thoughts on her newest action offering Jolt which premiered last Friday on Amazon Prime. It’s a good thing I guess that the effects of the pandemic … Continue reading Review: JOLT with Kate Beckinsale is a Gleeful Mixture of Raw Action and Dark Humor!
By: John M Jerva Well I just wished a very happy birthday to my man Jason Statham and now it’s time to let the ladies represent as the one and only Ms. Kate Beckinsale shares a birthday with The Stath. Yes it’s true that Beckinsale’s filmography of action hits only includes mostly one character but when it’s Selene the death dealer then that’s good enough … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX: Happy Birthday Kate Beckinsale!
By: John M Jerva Ah yes, today is July 26th and with that it is the birthday of one of my top 3 all time favorite action stars. Sure he’s taken a bad rep from some people who say that he plays the exact same character in all his movies but wouldn’t you if that said character oozed immense charisma and gravitas. I’m talking about … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX: Happy Birthday Jason Statham!
By: John M Jerva Netflix rolled out a new teaser and key art for their anticipated prequel Army of Thieves which sees Matthias Schweighöfer’s Dieter returning for an all new heist pre-Army of the Dead. The new footage debuted at the virtual panel for the film which included Schweighöfer, who also helmed the film, and fellow cast member. Check out the full video below! In … Continue reading ARMY OF THIEVES: Dieter is Back in the Comic Con@Home Teaser for Netflix’s ARMY OF DEAD Prequel!
By: John M Jerva For those of you who blinked, SDCC held its 2nd annual Comic Con@Home this weekend which was mostly TV heavy with only a few films to speak of. Paramount Pictures brought Snake Eyes to the event and Netflix has shown the most presence with the panel for The Last Mercenary which features Jean-Claude Van Damme in what looks to be one … Continue reading THE LAST MERCENARY: Check Out a New Interview with JCVD & Clip from Comic Con @Home for the New Netflix Action-Comedy!
By: John M Jerva To be honest, I’ve never been much of a fan of Dune and to this day, I’ve only seen the original film once. I’ve always gravitated more towards other Sci-Fi properties but with the reboot directed by Denis Villeneuve, I’m keeping an open mind to it and especially since Jason Momoa looks like he’s going to kick a little ass in … Continue reading War is Imminent in the New Trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s DUNE
By: John M Jerva Mark Dacascos is back and the action and martial arts icon isn’t slowing down as we have news of yet another project he’s involved in. This one will team Dacascos up with former Power Ranger Jason David Frank for Legend of the White Dragon which hails from Bat in the Sun Productions who are best known for doing short films like … Continue reading Martial Arts Legend Mark Dacascos Joins LEGEND OF THE WHITE DRAGON with Former Power Ranger Jason David Frank!
By: John M Jerva Everyone who knows me well, knows that action and martial arts pro Gary Daniels is in the top three of my favorite action stars of all time. Daniels has starred in some of the best DTV actioners from the 90’s and beyond and he’s definitely got some of the best kicks in the business, past and present. It’s nothing short of … Continue reading BRING HIM BACK DEAD: Gary Daniels Shares Images as Production Wraps on the New High Kicking Action-Thriller!
By: Anthony Francis “You are committing a genocide on a people you don’t know, for somebody you don’t know anything about. Does that make you feel good?” In the “cannon” (forgive me) of Cannon Films, there are not many action entries that have a statement to make. 1988’s “Mercenary Fighters” is an exciting yet sadly forgotten action film that, inherently, has a bit to say … Continue reading Action Rewind: MERCENARY FIGHTERS with Reb Brown, Ron O’Neal & Peter Fonda is One of the Finest Cannon Films Productions from the Ever so Explosive 80’s!
By: John M Jerva Comic Con @Home, aka SDCC, is in full swing now and today we had the panel for the anticipated GI JOE reboot Snake Eyes GI Joe Origins which featured the cast including titular star Henry Golding as well as Andrew Koji, Úrsula Corberó, Samara Weaving, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Peter Mensah and Iko Uwais, and writer of the G.I. Joe comics, … Continue reading UNMASKING SNAKE EYES GI JOE ORIGINS: Check Out the Comic Con@Home Panel Featuring the Cast & Larry Hama!
By: John M Jerva Action heavyweight Michael Jai White has officially announced on his Twitter feed that filming has wrapped on his latest endeavor which is a cool sounding WWII pic titled Come Out Fighting which packs a great cast including Dolph Lundgren and Fast and Furious alum Tyrese Gibson. Check out White’s post below along with a group image from the set! View this … Continue reading Michael Jai White Announces Filming has Wrapped on the WWII Thriller COME OUT FIGHTING with Lundgren & Tyrese Gibson!
By: John M Jerva We have a new trailer for an indie actioner titled The Handler which stars Chris Levine as an ex-Marine who must deal with a steady stream of mercs when he refuses to do a job. After throwing a job, an ex-Marine seeks refuge in a safe house where he is swarmed by mercenaries sent to kill him. Also starring are Tyrone … Continue reading THE HANDLER: An Ex-Marine is Under Siege in the New Trailer For the Indie Actioner!
By: John M Jerva Fans of Stephen Amell have anxiously been waiting for the newest endeavor from the former Arrow star and his next role couldn’t be anymore different than panting Oliver Queen on The CW’s long running DC series. Amell is front and center for the new Starz series Heels which also features Alexander Ludwig of Vikings and The Hunger Games fame. The series … Continue reading HEELS: Stephen Amell & Alexander Ludwig Center the Ring for the 1st Trailer for the Starz Wrestling Drama
By: John M Jerva 20th Century Films has just unveiled a brand new trailer to a film that I forgot was being made but now is on my radar once again and with a cast like this, it’s certainly ripe with period drama and action to set the mood. The film is called The Last Duel and it features Jodie Comer along with Adam Driver, … Continue reading THE LAST DUEL: Honor and Vengeance are at Stake in the Trailer for Ridley Scott’s 14th Century Epic Starring Jodie Comer, Adam Driver, Matt Damon & Ben Affleck!
By: John M Jerva It looks like Kevin Feige and Marvel have found their Director for the upcoming MCU reboot of Blade starring Mahershala Ali. It appears, according to Deadline, that Bassam Tariq is in active talks to helm the project which will see Stacy Osei-Kuffour penning the script. The new Blade was first announced at the 2019 SDCC when Ali made a surprise appearance … Continue reading MCU Looks to Bassam Tariq to Helm BLADE Starring Mahershala Ali!
By: John M Jerva Update: To go along with today’s final trailer for Snake Eyes, IGN has debuted a special action packed clip featuring Samara Weaving’s Scarlett involved in one massive bathroom beat down as we discover about the elite GI JOE’s. Check it out below! (Original Post) Ahead of its big debut this Friday, Paramount Pictures has unlocked a third and final trailer for … Continue reading The Final Trailer for SNAKE EYES: GI JOE ORIGINS Rocks the Martial Arts Mayhem! (Update: Bathroom Beatdown Clip Debuts!)
By: Anthony Francis The most frightening words to hear regarding the trailer for any type of film are, “Based on the video game…”. Historically, video games have not been translated into successful cinema. Most of the lot are simply not good (the “Hitman” films, “Street Fighter”, the “Tomb Raider” films) with a few being completely awful (“Silent Hill, “Alone in the Dark”, and the abomination … Continue reading Review: Netflix’s DYNASTY WARRIORS is a Fun Film that Gives Genre Fans Just Enough of a Good Time!
By: John M Jerva We finally have some traction on the long gestating John Wick series called The Continental which is said to take place years before the events of the first film in the blockbuster franchise. The series has been retooled into a special 3 episode 3 night limited event that will consist of each entry running 90 minutes in length. Each episode will … Continue reading THE CONTINENTAL: The Limited Series Set in the Universe of JOHN WICK Taps Albert Hughes to Helm 2 Episodes!
By: John M Jerva Everyone who has a man card knows that Rambo is the greatest action hero ever and Stallone definitely has the street cred for bringing him to life in five glorious films. Rambo, the name alone, is synonymous with action so it’s only fitting that we revisit one of the greatest action franchises ever…period. Thanks to Eoin of The Action Elite for … Continue reading THE ACTION ELITE Live: The War Room- RAMBO Franchise Retrospective