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 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 hidden money located in a building that is set to be demolished. Laced with signature Adkins action, the action powerhouse teams up with action icon Dolph … Continue reading CASTLE FALLS: Shout!Factory Unleashes a New Trailer & Key Art for the Scott Adkins/ Dolph Lundgren Action-Thriller!
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!
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