By: John M Jerva The action genre has been well represented this week at the Cannes Film Market with a slew of new titles getting announced. Next up at the event we have news that Frank Grillo is set to reunite with his Beyond Skyline director Liam O’Donnell for Merciless. Also, it has been announced that Peppermint and Six star Juan Pablo Raba has enlisted … Continue reading CANNES NEWS: Frank Grillo Reunites with Director Liam O’Donnell for MERCILESS & Juan Pablo Raba Enlists for the New Actioner SOMBRA!
By: John M Jerva It’s been kicking around for a few years now since it was originally announced as the action film Vigilante, but we have news on Scott Adkins’ latest endeavor with director William Kaufman. The film has gone through a name change and will now be called Violence of Action and Adkins will star alongside Cam Gigandet in the film that tells the … Continue reading CANNES NEWS: VIOLENCE OF ACTION- Scott Adkins & Cam Gigandet Team Up for the Vigilante Action-Thriller from Director William Kaufman!
By: John M Jerva Bill Skarsgård is going to channel is inner killer for his next film which is the dystopian action-thriller with a very original premise. The movie is called appropriately enough, Boy Kills World and Skarsgård is set to play a mute man who trains to become a lethal killer when his family is killed. A new first look footage has emerged which … Continue reading BOY KILLS WORLD: Bill Skarsgård is Ready for a Fight in a First Look Image from the Dystopian Action Film
By: John M Jerva To say that it’s been a busy week for action bloggers has been an understatement as the Cannes Film Market has been announcing a barrage of action related titles for genre fans to sink their teeth into. We have official word for another anticipated project which stars Antonio Banderas and it’s called Code Name Banshee. In the film, Banderas stars opposite … Continue reading CODE NAME BANSHEE: Screen Media Acquires the New Antonio Banderas Actioner for a July Release!
By: John M Jerva We have some updates for you regarding the upcoming western action pic Gunfight at Rio Bravo as new key art and trailer has debuted. Formerly known as Assault on Rio Bravo, international bodybuilding champ turned action star and filmmaker Alexander Nevsky is a one man war machine in the old west and there’s going to be a massive body count after … Continue reading Alexander Nevsky is a Western One Man Army in GUNFIGHT AT RIO BRAVO- New Trailer & Key Art Debuts!
By: John M Jerva The Cannes Film Market is on full effect this week and many films are vying for distribution deals so their product can reach the masses. One film that has hit the event and should have no problem striking deals is director William Kaufman’s upcoming crime thriller The Channel. This one should infuse the usual carnage and endless rounds of ammo for … Continue reading It’s Time to Lock & Load with New Teaser Key Art for William Kaufman’s Full-Throttle Crime Thriller THE CHANNEL!
By: John M Jerva With the big news that the Skylines franchise is continuing on with the fourth installment Skylines: Radial, we’ve got some more news on another sci-fi franchise that is quietly taking over the genre market. With the success of the films Occupation and it’s recent sequel Occupation Rainfall, we’ve got word that the franchise is getting bigger with the announcement of not … Continue reading Casper Van Dien, Jeremy Piven, Danny Trejo & More Join Luke Sparke’s OCCUPATION RAINFALL: CHAPTER 2!
By: John M Jerva It’s been many a year since Hong Kong action filmmaking auteur John Woo has made a film in the west but the drought is nearly over. Woo is back in North America with the very ambitious action/revenge pic Silent Night which stars Joel Kinnaman (Suicide Squad) as a father on a mission of vengeance when his son is tragically killed in … Continue reading SILENT NIGHT: Joel Kinnaman is Locked and Ready to Rock in the 1st Official Image of John Woo’s Return to Western Action
By: John M Jerva UPDATE: Just a day after the news that CBS has picked up the True Lies reboot series, they have now officially released a new trailer. This gives fans a first look at what to expect from the new show which takes its cues from the 1994 James Cameron helmed actioner which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger. Watch it below and see if you … Continue reading TRUE LIES: CBS Picks Up a Series Order for the 20th Century Television Show Based on Schwarzenegger’s Ultimate 90’s Action-Comedy (Update: The Trailer Hits!)
By: John M Jerva After a long hiatus from directing, action star Dolph Lundgren is prepping to helm his second film within a year as the new action pic Wanted Man is now rolling in front of cameras this month. The film is set to shoot in Las Cruces as well as surrounding areas and Lundgren has been spotted around town as of late. Lundgren … Continue reading WANTED MAN: Dolph Lundgren’s Next Directorial Effort Rolls In Front of Cameras!
By: John M Jerva One gang is going to learn the hard way that they pissed off the wrong attorney in the upcoming actioner Palido. Starring Kellan Lutz, the film centers on an ex-military operative turned attorney who must dust off his lethal combat skills when his wife and brother are savagely killed and his daughter is taken hostage. May God have mercy on their … Continue reading PALIDO: Kellan Lutz Reactivates His Military Skills for Vengeance in the Upcoming Actioner from Premiere Entertainment Group!
By: John M Jerva Once again, Liam Neeson is not quite ready to retire from making action films as the noteworthy star is set to headline not one but two more future projects. The first is an action-drama titled Thug while the second entry is a switch for Neeson as he will also star in a sci-fi virus themed thriller called Cold Storage. Yes, Neeson … Continue reading Liam Neeson Set to Star in the Action-Drama THUG & the Virus Thriller COLD STORAGE
By: John M Jerva The hitman thriller Polar was certainly an acquired taste for some but it appears that star Mads Mikkelsen and director Jonas Akerlund are ready to give the hitman subgenre another go as the two are set to reunite. Deadline is bringing word that the two are set to make another hitman themed actioner titled The Black Kaiser. The film is based … Continue reading Mads Mikkelsen Set to Reunite with POLAR Director Jonas Akerlund for Another Round of Hitman Action in THE BLACK KAISER
By: John M Jerva The last installment of filmmaker Liam O’Donnell’s Skylines franchise ended with our fearless female protagonist Rose Corely setting a course to invade the aliens’ home world in a desperate attempt to rescue her father played by Frank Grillo in the second entry Beyond Skyline. Fans of the successful sci-fi franchise have been itching to acquire any news on a potential fourth … Continue reading Breaking: Screen Media Acquires International Rights to Filmmaker Liam O’Donnell’s Upcoming Sci-Fi Actioner SKYLINE: RADIAL!
By: John M Jerva International bodybuilding and action star Alexander Nevsky is ready to release a little six-barrel action for his newest project. Nevsky is heading back to the Old West for another genre pic called Taken from Rio Bravo and he’s bringing some serious action star back up in this one in iconic martial artists Cynthia Rothrock, Don “The Dragon” Wilson and Matthias Hues! … Continue reading Alexander Nevsky is Packing Some Serious Firepower for His Upcoming Action All-Star Western TAKEN FROM RIO BRAVO!
By: John M Jerva Deadline is bringing official word that Suicide Squad and Fury director David Ayer has signed on to helm the upcoming Jason Statham led action pic The Beekeeper. The film will be shopped at the Cannes Film Market and is being described as a hot package, whatever the hell that means. I always love the terminology that Hollywood uses. It’s a hot … Continue reading SUICIDE SQUAD Helmer David Ayer Enlists to Direct Jason Statham in the Action-Thriller THE BEEKEEPER
By: John M Jerva Fast X has found its director to replace Justin Lin who stepped down last week. Lin’s replacement is no stranger to speed as the man behind the chaos of the next film will be Louis Leterrier who is best known for helming The Transporter films with Jason Statham. Leterrier has also directed the MCU’s The Incredible Hulk as well as Unleashed … Continue reading Director Louis Leterrier Replaces Justin Lin for FAST X
By: John M Jerva Over the last few months, I have rapidly become addicted to the world of Taylor Sheridan dramas and have since fallen in love with Yellowstone and its subsequent prequel 1883. There’s no denying that the man has talent when it comes to creating rich, immersive worlds for television and I’m ultra-hyped for his upcoming project which stars the one and only … Continue reading TULSA KING: Paramount Serves Up a First Look Image of Stallone from Taylor Sheridan’s Upcoming Mob/Crime Drama
By: John M Jerva Celebrated Hong Kong action maestro John Woo is currently in production on his upcoming action film Silent Night which stars Joel Kinnaman. The film will not have a lick of dialogue but I’m sure the action set pieces will do the talking. While we wait for more info on that one, we’ve got some news on the long delayed remake of … Continue reading THE KILLER: John Woo is Preparing to Remake His Classic 1989 Actioner for Peacock
By: John M Jerva Deadline brought the word the other day that veteran cinematic mainstay Russell Crowe is teaming up with Expendables 2 actor Liam Hemsworth for a new drone inspired actioner titled Land of Bad. The film will be helmed by Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin’s Will Eubank. Per Deadline: Crowe will play Reaper, an Air Force drone pilot supporting a Delta Force special … Continue reading LAND OF BAD: Russell Crowe & Liam Hemsworth Team Up for the Upcoming Drone Themed Action-Thriller