By: John M Jerva It’s been a long while but Asian action maestro John Woo is ready to bring his guns blazing, bombastic action back to the US. Deadline is reporting out of the AFM that Woo is ready to tackle his first North American action movie in over decades and the big catch is that it’ll contain no dialogue. That’s right! The movie is … Continue reading SILENT NIGHT: Iconic Action Maestro John Woo Returns for the No Dialogue Thriller Starring Joel Kinnaman!
By: John M Jerva Update: The newest trailer has been unleashed for Director Ranjeet S Marwa’s newest dystopian actioner Rupture which stars Mark Strange. Revel in the controlled and bloody chaos in the newest footage below! (Original Post) Another candidate for underrated action star on my list is martial artist and veteran actor Mark Strange who has been involved in some of indie action cinema’s … Continue reading (Update) RUPTURE: The Guns Blazing Trailer Hits for Director Ranjeet S. Marwa’s Actioner Starring Mark Strange
By: John M Jerva It looks like there’s some traction finally on the long delayed John Wick spin-off Ballerina which was teased in John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum. Reports coming from Deadline are saying that No Time to Die co-star Ana de Armas is in active negotiations to play the title role in the film which is set to be helmed by Underworld director Len … Continue reading BALLERINA: NO TIME TO DIE’s Ana de Armas in Negotiations to Enlist for the Long Delayed JOHN WICK Spin-Off
By: John M Jerva Action icon Dolph Lundgren is returning to the director’s chair once again for a new action-thriller titled Wanted Man. Lundgren will also star in the film which he co-wrote with 90’s action star Michael Worth (To Be the Best, Final Impact). The new comes out of the AFM which the film will be available next week for potential buyers. Per Deadline: … Continue reading WANTED MAN: Dolph Lundgren is Ready to Direct and Star Once Again in the Upcoming Action Film Hitting the AFM!
By: John M Jerva Once again the reports of Liam Neeson’s retirement from making action films has been proven false as the star has been attached to another thriller which will see him playing a retired assassin. The film is titled In the Land of Saints and Sinners and it’ll reunite Neeson with his The Marksman Director Robert Lorenz. Per Deadline: Set in a remote … Continue reading IN THE LAND OF SAINTS AND SINNERS: Liam Neeson Enlists for the New Assassin Thriller from THE MARKSMAN Director Robert Lorenz
By: John M Jerva He might not be in all of these movies for a long time but I still think we have to classify Bruce Willis as one of the hardest working actors in DTV action. The Die Hard star’s latest sees him playing the bad guy in an action clone of his classic and he’s pissed, which is rather cool, in the new … Continue reading Bruce Willis is Out for Maximum Revenge in the New Action-Thriller DEADLOCK!
By: John M Jerva On the heels of rising martial arts phenomenon Sarah Chang joining the cast of the Scott Adkins led sequel Accident Man 2, we have another exciting addition for you as martial arts dynamo and former Jackie Chan stunt team member Andy Long Nguyen has officially been added per the site Martial Arts Action Cinema. The former member of Chan’s prestigious stunt … Continue reading ACCIDENT MAN 2 Announces the Addition of Martial Arts Dynamo Andy Long Nguyen
By: John M Jerva This is just simply cool. Action Star and martial arts ace Gary Daniels is featured in a new graphic novel series that is currently running a Kickstarter campaign. The series is called Rivals and it tells the story of a distant planet that descends into chaos. Daniels stars as Sago Astar who is a fight trainer and guard to the leader … Continue reading RIVALS: War is Coming Back in the New Graphic Novel Series Featuring Gary Daniels! Kickstarter Campaign is Live
By: John M Jerva Fans of the hit Anime Cowboy Bebop look like they’ll be soaking up the live action adaptation that Netflix is unveiling next month. The new trailer that was released today definitely has the look and feel of the source material with John Cho and company looking like the real deal. Check out the new footage and key art below! The series … Continue reading Netflix Unveils a New and Insane Trailer for COWBOY BEBOP
By: John M Jerva Well this should satisfy all you fans out there that have been complaining that the new Expendables film is light on action star power. According to Deadline, international martial arts powerhouse Iko Uwais has just been cast in the long awaited and anticipated follow up and he’ll be giving Stallone, Statham and crew all they can handle as he’ll be the … Continue reading Iko Uwais Enlists for the Main Villain Duties in EXPENDABLES 4!
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 Update: Shout!Factory has given us some new images for the movie that showcases both Adkins and Lundgren. Check out the new pics in the gallery below! Last week saw the release of two new trailers for the Dolph Lundgren helmed actioner Castle Falls which also stars Lundgren and Scott Adkins in a thriller that pits rival gangs against one another for … Continue reading CASTLE FALLS: Shout!Factory Unleashes a New Trailer & Key Art for the Scott Adkins/ Dolph Lundgren Action-Thriller! (Update: New Images!)
By: John M Jerva I Come in Peace, AKA Dark Angel, is a fan favorite among genre buffs and one of the most popular sci-fi action films to come out of the 90’s. The film headlined Dolph Lundgren, still sporting his black hair from The Punisher, as a maverick cop who goes up against an intergalactic drug dealer played with steely eyed proficiency by Matthias … Continue reading Is I COME IN PEACE (DARK ANGEL) 2 on the Way?!
By: John M Jerva Echelon Studios has given us a new clip from Asia’s number one blockbuster Shock Wave 2 which stars international heavyweight Andy Lau who has recently been seen in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Lau returns as a new character for the sequel which will finally see a North America release on VOD on November 2nd. The new clip, … Continue reading It’s Bullet Train Vs. Bullet Train in the Official Clip from Asia’s #1 Movie SHOCK WAVE 2! Out on VOD November 2nd!
By: John M Jerva A lot of times I get screeners for movies that I unfortunately have to watch on my phone because my laptop was old and has since bought the farm and I can’t cast them to my TV. Even on the laptop which was slightly bigger, it still doesn’t do some films justice. Some movies were just made for a large screen … Continue reading Essential Action: Revisiting Donnie Yen’s Visceral Instant Classic RAGING FIRE, Now Available on HI-YAH!
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 I’m going to reiterate what I said in my review for Every Last One of Them before we get started with the interview. “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 … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Paul Sloan On His New Action-Thriller EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM!
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!