By: John M Jerva We’ve got more big casting news for the new action-thriller Section Eight which reunites Dolph Lundgren and Scott Adkins. The thriller which is being helmed by Christian Sesma has added more firepower with the addition of Mickey Rourke. Rourke joins the movie which also stars True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten and recently added Dermot Mulroney to the cast along with Blue October’s … Continue reading SECTION EIGHT: Mickey Rourke Joins Lundgren & Adkins in Director Christian Sesma’s Upcoming Actioner
By: John M Jerva Last week brought the great news that filmmaker William Kaufman was back in the saddle with a new action project titled The Channel. The latest film from the action maestro behind such classic movies like Daylight’s End, Jarhead 3: The Siege and The Marine 4: Moving Target stars a stellar cast including Clayne Crawford (TV’s Lethal Weapon), Max Martini (TV’s The … Continue reading THE CHANNEL: It’s Time to Run & Gun with New On Set Images from Director William Kaufman’s Latest Bullet Riddled Actioner!
By: John M Jerva I normally don’t do horror films on the site but when it comes to Alexander Nevsky, I’ll always make an exception. The bodybuilding champ turned action star and filmmaker is currently producing his first horror film called Night of the Caregiver. Nevsky was able to speak to me about the project which features Hollywood staple Eric Roberts. Joe Cornet (“A Prayer … Continue reading NIGHT OF THE CAREGIVER: The New Horror Film from Producer Alexander Nevsky is in Production!
By: John M Jerva Fans of the cult action-thriller franchise The Boondock Saints have much cause for celebration today as it is being reported that Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead) and Sean Patrick Flanery (Assault on VA-33) will reunite with franchise creator and helmer Troy Duffy for the long awaited third movie in the series. Deadline broke the news today and it was stated that … Continue reading THE BOONDOCK SAINTS 3: Reedus, Flanery & Director Troy Duffy Lock and Load for the Long Awaited Follow Up!
By: John M Jerva We’ve been getting so many updates and pics from the set of Expendables 4, which is what I’m calling it until we have a concrete title, that I’m thinking that I should make a new category for it here at the site. Another interesting tidbit to come out of the weekend which was made by Tony Jaa himself is that fellow … Continue reading EXPENDABLES 4 Updates: Dan Chupong Joins Tony Jaa On Set, New Set Images Hit
By: John M Jerva More news coming out of this week’s American Film Market has Shogun Films coming in hot after the initial announcement for their all-star action pic Renegades. Action-Flix broke the news a few weeks back that Hollywood icon Lee Majors and genre staple Danny Trejo has joined the cast which also includes Nick Moran and Louis Mandylor. We have a brand new … Continue reading First Look at the AFM Sales Art for Daniel Zirilli’s RENEGADES
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 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 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 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 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 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