By: John M Jerva Don’t look now but Jake Gyllenhaal is a leading contender for new action hero status as the Hollywood A lister is ready to be seen in Universal Pictures’ upcoming thriller Ambulance. Let’s not forget about his upcoming Afghan war thriller from director Guy Ritchie. Did I mention that he’ll still be seen in the long in development actioner The Division from … Continue reading Jake Gyllenhaal is Ready to Feel the Need for Speed in His Upcoming Action-Thriller CUT AND RUN
By: John M Jerva It was announced sometime ago that a last year’s hit reimagining of Mortal Kombat would get a sequel but it’s being officially reported today that New Line Cinema has officially green-lit a follow up. The movie based on the best selling fighting video fans opened at number one in theaters during the pandemic and simultaneously premiered on HBOMAX. The reboot has … Continue reading New Line Cinema Officially Announces a Sequel to MORTAL KOMBAT with MOON KNIGHT Scribe Attached to Write
By: John M Jerva Filmmaker Daniel Zirilli is keeping busy with a host of action film projects on his plate and the latest one has him directing a pair of WWE stars along with former UFC champs Randy Couture and Rashad Evans. Throw in the always dependable veteran character actor Neil McDonough and this one looks to be a indie action good time. The film … Continue reading PHOENIX: WWE Superstar Natalie Eva Marie Joins Randy Couture, Neil McDonough & Rashad Evans for the Daniel Zirilli Helmed Revenge Acioner
By: John M Jerva Amazon Films has a pretty big casting announcement and it looks like Captain America is going to team up with Black Adam for the upcoming holiday action-comedy Red One. It’s being reported that Chris Evans has enlisted for a major role along with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who was previously attached, in the film which will be a globe trotting adventure … Continue reading RED ONE: Chris Evans Enlists for Amazon’s Holiday Action-Comedy Starring Dwayne Johnson
By: John M Jerva This is getting old. I’ve been enjoying going to the theaters for almost fifty years now but it’s getting to the point where I’m going to become an avid supporter of streaming. It’s cheaper, you get to enjoy the films in the comfort of your own house and you don’t have to deal with the public. Oh yeah and when a … Continue reading Paramount Pictures Delays MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 7 & 8 Once Again…Sigh
By: John M Jerva In terms of superhero main themes, my top three are John William’s original Superman followed by Hans Zimmer’s Man of Steel. The latter is especially a favorite of mine and gives me chills every time I hear it. It just screams superhero epic. It’s just a coincidence that they’re both Superman films but I throw in Danny Elfman’s iconic music from … Continue reading Listen to Michael Giacchino’s Main Theme Music to THE BATMAN!
By: John M Jerva Upon hearing the news and now seeing the trailer today, Netflix’s upcoming sequel film Fistful of Vengeance has shot straight up my must watch list for February. Iko Uwais, Lewis Tan and company definitely brought the fever pitched, bone crunching goods that mixes Kung Fu, Gun Fu and Hoodoo into one sweat inducing package. To aptly pump you up even more, … Continue reading Bring on the Pain! More Images and Official Key Art Unload for the WU ASSASSINS Sequel Movie FISTFUL OF VENGEANCE!
By: John M Jerva All hail the king. Deadline is reporting that Apple TV+ has just aacquired the rights that will enable them to create a new series featuring Godzilla and the Titans. Legendary Films’ Monsterverse will be the subject of a show that will center on a family and their efforts to uncover a mystery surrounding the Monarch organization and the legacy that connects … Continue reading All Hail the King! Apple TV+ Readies a New Godzilla & Titans Series Based on Legendary Films’ Monsterverse!
By: John M Jerva Any and all news on the planned sequel to The Meg with Jason Statham has been idle for months but now it looks like things are Revving up. The Stath is finally ready to take on another Megalodon as cameras are finally set to roll on the follow up which is tentatively titled Meg 2: The Trench. Word comes out of … Continue reading THE MEG 2: The Jason Statham Led Sequel from Director Ben Wheatley Begins Production Next Week
By: John M Jerva Coming off the success of the no holds barred indie actioner The Handler, filmmaker Michael Matteo Rossi is striking while the iron’s hot with his newest thriller Shadows. Featuring a pretty impressive cast, the film, which proves that family is everything especially when the bullets start flying, is poised and ready for a release and we have the first look of … Continue reading SHADOWS: Family is the Last Line of Defense in Michael Matteo Rossi’s New Thriller
By: John M Jerva Update: Netflix has unloaded more brand new images for the sequel film Fistful of Vengeance. The new pics show off Uwais, Tan and more so expect a trailer to hit soon! (Original Post) Netflix made martial arts action enthusiasts very happy when they announced that they were going to deliver a sequel movie to the martial arts infused series Wu Assassains. … Continue reading UPDATE: New Images Hit for the Upcoming WU ASSASSINS Sequel FISTFUL OF VENGEANCE! Release Date Announced!
By: John M Jerva Update: Make sure you go to the restroom before the show starts and stay away from the beverages as it’s just been revealed that The Batman will have a running time of two hours and 55 minutes! (Original Post) Even with the COVID variant running rampant in the world, Warner Bros. is still staying steadfast with the current release of The … Continue reading Warner Bros. Unveils Two New Posters & a TV Spot for THE BATMAN! (Update: Running Time Confirmed!)
By: John M Jerva Here’s some news that I missed coming out of the weekend and it involves filmmaker Renny Harlin (Die Hard 2, Cliffhanger) as he is prepping a new actioner from Millennium Media who are best known for The Expendables franchise these days. The pic is titled The Bricklayer which will star Aaron Eckhart (London has Fallen) and cameras are ready to roll … Continue reading THE BRICKLAYER: Millennium Media Readies a March Shoot for the Aaron Eckhart Led Actioner from Director Renny Harlin
By: John M Jerva Production is well underway on HBOMAX’s latest foray into the DCEU with Batgirl. The movie, which is based on DC’s New 52 run of comics and we have our first official look of star Leslie Grace all suited up and she definitely looks like she was plucked from the pages of the comics. Take a look below courtesy of Miss Grace … Continue reading BATGIRL: Leslie Grace is On the Prowl in the First Official Image from HBOMAX’s DCEU Movie
By: John M Jerva It’s a brand new year and with it, we are starring to get more word on new action projects that will hit in 2022. With the Omnicron variant in full swing, it’s looking like streaming will be the way to go again as many theaters are closing once again and release schedulers continue to shift. Netflix is still leading the charge … Continue reading BLACK CRAB: Noomi Rapace Headlines the Post-Apocalyptic Action-Thriller Hitting Netflix in March
By: John M Jerva Here’s some good news that certainly made my wife smile today as Denzel Washington confirmed that there will be a third installment in his popular Equalizer franchise. Washington is currently promoting his latest film The Tragedy of Macbeth and while being interviewed for the site Black Film & TV and confirmed the details while speaking to Collider. Washington dropped the announcement and … Continue reading Denzel Washington Confirms THE EQUALIZER 3 is a Go
By: John M Jerva Is been a while since I posted some news about Frank Grillo which seems weird as the actor seems to be in every other movie being released. The drought is over as Deadline strikes again in bringing word that Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights to his upcoming action/thriller Little Dixie. It is a strange name for an action movie but … Continue reading LITTLE DIXIE: Paramount Pictures Acquires the Frank Grillo Led Actioner Set for Release Later this Year
By: John M Jerva Asian martial arts action star Vincent Zhao (Wenzhuo Zhao) has always been an unsung hero of the genre in my eyes. After all, he’s given us multiple examples of high-octane, bone crunching entertainment like Another Meltdown, Body Weapon, Fist Power, True Legend and most recently Counter Attack which marked his directorial debut. That one is still on my must see list … Continue reading Vincent Zhao is Back in Action with District B-13’s David Belle for the New Period Actioner INVISIBLE TATTOO
By: John M Jerva It would appear that his tenure as Storm Shadow in the GI JOE universe is one and done but martial arts action sensation Andrew Koji isn’t slowing down and is looking towards the future. Deadline is reporting that the Warrior star has enlisted for the upcoming action-fantasy ensemble Boy Kills World. Koji will be joking an eclectic cast that already includes … Continue reading Andrew Koji Enlists for the Dystopian Action-Thriller BOY KILLS WORLD
By: John M Jerva Deadline is reporting that Netflix is circling a reimagining of the epic Indonesian action pic The Raid. According to sources, Patrick Hughes (The Expendables 3) is on board to helm with the Bay-Hem master himself Michael Bay and XYZ Films tapped to produce. Hollywood has since been trying to reboot the title ever since and this looks like the one that … Continue reading Michael Bay & Patrick Hughes Team with Gareth Evans for a Reimagining of THE RAID for Netflix