The sequel to one of the biggest action hits of 2020 is almost here and with it Chris Hemsworth returns as black ops mercenary Tyler Rake in Extraction 2! Netflix has issued a special behind the scenes first look video at the highly anticipated follow up which will hopefully surpass the first one on terms of ammo spent and stuntmen put through the ringer. Take … Continue reading Tyler Rake is Back in Action in the First Look at EXTRACTION 2!
The in-name only sequel to the Keanu Reeves led 47 Ronin is about to see the light of day as new key art and release date has dropped for Blade of the 47 Ronin. The film hails from veteran martial artist, actor, fight choreographer and filmmaker Ron Yuan (The Paper Tigers) who helmed this one which sees the action moving 300 years into the future … Continue reading BLADE OF THE 47 RONIN: The Martial Arts Infused Sequel from Director Ron Yuan Gets New Key Art & Release Date!
Filmmaker Christian Sesma is definitely a talent to be known when it comes to independent action cinema. The director of such high octane flicks such as The Night Crew, Paydirt and last year’s Every Last One of Them, is a craftsman who knows how to take limited resources while on set and deliver films that genre fans want to see. His latest project, Section 8, … Continue reading Exclusive: Assassin’s Run- A Conversation with SECTION 8 Director Christian Sesma!
If the international trailers we teased you with wasn’t enough to sell you on this movie, then the Well Go USA North American spot for the upcoming mercenary thriller Wolf Pack definitely will. Starring martial arts action sensation Max Zhang (Ip Man 3, The Brink), the new promo will definitely peek your interest as Zhang and crew jock up for a bullet riddled mission that … Continue reading Max Zhang and Crew Go Tactical in the U.S. Trailer for WOLF PACK from Well Go USA!
Writer/Producer and good friend of Action-Flix Chad Law makes his first appearance on The Action Fix Podcast! Law stops by and we talk in-depth about all his previous movies as well as his latest Section 8, which stars Ryan Kwanten, Dermot Mulroney, Dolph Lundgren and Scott Adkins. We go into great detail about the movie and why it’s an awesome, old school kick ass action … Continue reading Exclusive: Writer/Producer Chad Law Talks SECTION 8 and More on The Action Fix Podcast!
It’s been a while since I did a review and what better way to get back into the swing of things then by chatting up a new action film that features the likes of Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgre, Dermot Mulroney and Ryan Kwanten in a true break out action leading man role. The film is called Section 8 and it hails from the filmmaker of … Continue reading Review: SECTION 8 Delivers a Lean, Mean, Stripped-Down, Old-School Action Film for the DTV Age!
A while back, Mel Gibson made a lot of Lethal Weapon fans happy when he announced that he would be taking up the mantle and make a fifth film even after prolific franchise director Richard Donner passed. Gibson stated that he would not only return as the iconic Martin Riggs along with Danny Glover’s Roger Murtaugh but that he would also helm the pic as … Continue reading Mel Gibson Serves Up an Update on the Long In Development LETHAL WEAPON 5!
To say that Gerard Butler’s last outing Last Seen Alive was underwhelming would be quite the understatement. The film was a mediocre telling of a kidnapping with Butler ambling around for most of the screen time before turning into Rambo for the finale. I wasn’t satisfied with the film in the slightest so hopefully Butler, whom I love as an action star, will return to … Continue reading Open Road Films Hits the Target and Acquires U.S. Rights to the Gerard Butler Action Pic KANDAHAR
The movie hasn’t even been released yet but that’s not stopping the fact that a prequel series to the upcoming actioner King of Killers has already been greenlit. The film which hails from Underworld co-creator Kevin Grevioux stars martial arts action star Alain Moussi (the Kickboxer reboot franchise) as well as genre favorite Frank Grillo. The series will be a prequel to the events of … Continue reading Alain Moussi Set to Star in KING OF KILLERS Prequel Series Based on the Upcoming Film & Graphic Novel!
With the immense success of Top Gun Maverick, it was only a matter of time until imitation films come out of the woodwork. We even have Top Gunner (really?) from the fine folks over at The Asylum who pride themselves at seeing if they can get sued. After all, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and now China is getting into the Mach 10 … Continue reading BORN TO FLY: It’s TOP GUN China Style with the Extended Trailer for the Aerial Action Extravaganza
Filmmaker Sheldon Lettich, best known for his films starring JCVD like Lionheart, and Double Impact as well working with other iconic action stars such as Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren is the subject of a new book titled SHELDON LETTICH: FROM VIETNAM TO VAN DAMME from author and journalist Correy Dana. The book traces the storied filmmaker’s life and movies that have put him in … Continue reading In-Person Book Signing: SHELDON LETTICH: FROM VIETNAM TO VAN DAMME at Martial Arts History Museum in Burbank this Saturday!
If you ask me, you can never get enough of action star Gary Daniels and with his latest film Bring Him Back Dead now available on DVD and Digital, we’ve got some exciting news about the ambitious, crowd pleasing comic book that he’s featured in. RIVALS: The Loyalty of Sago Astar – Deluxe Issue #1 is now available! The comic book, from the creative mind … Continue reading RIVALS: The Loyalty of Sago Astar – Deluxe Issue #1 Featuring Gary Daniels is Now Available!
It’s actually quite funny because I just literally talked about this film in my upcoming interview with writer/producer Chad Law, but Saban Films has just announced at the TIFF that they have acquired the new WWII action film Battle for Saipan which hails from director Brandon Slagle. The movie, which is being described as a full-on war epic with blistering hand to hand fight action, … Continue reading BATTLE FOR SAIPAN: Saban Films Acquires the New WWII Actioner Starring Casper Van Dien, Louis Mandylor & Jeff Fahey for a November Release!
We have a new trailer for another one of action icon Bruce Willis’ final film appearances as Lionsgate has unveiled a new trailer for the thriller Detective Knight: Rogue. Also starring Locklyn Munroe, watch the new trailer below! HE GETS JUSTICE BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY Bruce Willis stars as veteran Detective James Knight, dedicated to navigating the demanding streets of Los Angeles, in this thrilling … Continue reading It’s Justice By Any Means in the New Action-Thriller DETECTIVE KNIGHT: ROGUE Starring Bruce Willis!
This series has been kicking around for a few years now and I even did a post for it when I went on to my new platform back in 2018. The show is called Professionals and it stars Tom Welling, who is best known for Smallville as well as Brendan Fraser who is certainly having a career resurgence as of late. The series was even … Continue reading There’s No Room for Amateurs as The CW is Ready to Unleash the PROFESSIONALS in October!
Die Hard, Lethal Weapon, Invasion USA, I Come in Peace AKA Dark Angel. These are just some of the classic action movies that also happen to take place during Christmas. Although, technically not holiday movies when they were made, they have since become Yuletide traditions for genre fans everywhere as violent and high octane alternatives to Rudolph and Frosty. Well, get ready to add another … Continue reading David Harbour is One Kris Kringle Not to Mess With as New Key Art Debuts for Holiday Laced Action-Thriller VIOLENT NIGHT!
Today sees the release of the timely and hard-hitting action-thriller Sniper: The White Raven on Blu-Ray and DVD from Well Go USA. The film rips headlines from the current Russia and Ukraine conflict and injects heart, emotional drama and gripping military action all into one complete thriller. This is definitely one film that genre fans should not miss, and my review will be forth coming … Continue reading Exclusive Giveaway! Win a Copy of SNIPER: THE WHITE RAVEN on Blu-Ray!
Van Damme pulled it off three times and Jackie Chan got into the action as well, so it’s only fitting that action star Scott Adkins gets to have a little double fun as well and at the expense of the forces of evil to boot. Adkins is reuniting with his Section 8 helmer Christian Sesma, who helmed one of my favorite action films last year … Continue reading WAR PAINT: Scott Adkins Pulls a DOUBLE IMPACT in Director Christian Sesma’s Next Action Offering!
We’ve got new and exciting details for Director William Kaufman’s latest bullet filled action epic. The Channel which was helmed by the man who also did such indie classics as Sinners and Saints and Daylight’s End has secured North American distribution and will be launched in April of 2023. Deadline brought the word as Grandave International has sold the movie to Brainstorm Entertainment who is … Continue reading Director William Kaufman’s Action Film THE CHANNEL Secures North American Distribution for an April 2023 Release!
One of the most highly anticipated Marvel Studios limited series that has fans pumped up is Secret Invasion. The series will see Samuel L. Jackson and Cobie Smulders Star as the reprise their roles of Nick Fury and Agent Hill respectively. The Skrulls are infiltrating on an epic level and we have the teaser below! Introduced in the comics and teased in past films of … Continue reading D23: The SECRET INVASION is On as Marvel Studios Unleashes the Teaser for the Anticipated Disney Plus Series!