By: John M Jerva When one talks about action stars of today, one name that has to absolutely come up is Gerard Butler. From the Has Fallen franchise to less mainstream movies like Gamer and his newest Copshop, Butler is definitely carrying the torch for this generation in terms of bad ass action heroes. In this installment of The Action Elite Live: The War Room, … Continue reading The Action Elite Live: The War Room- Discussing Our Favourite Gerard Butler Action Films
By: John M Jerva Two of my all time favorite action stars team up for one wild ride as the darkly funny and ulta-violent CopShop starring Gerard Butler, Frank Grillo and scene stealer Alexis Louder finally makes its way to theaters. A definitive throwback to the classic 70’s crime thrillers of old like Assault on Precinct 13, director Joe Carnahan does it again with style … Continue reading Review: Butler & Grillo Never Disappoint in the Visceral and Ultra-Violent COPSHOP!
By: John M Jerva When one talks about action heroes and if there are any such contenders nowadays that would make the likes of Stallone and Schwarzenegger proud, few names usually pop up. From Scott Adkins to Jason Statham, these are the names that immediately come to mind and with good reason as they always bring the heat in their many action packed offerings. Well, … Continue reading Gerard Butler Gives the 411 on COPSHOP and DEN OF THIEVES 2!
By: John M Jerva UPDATE: Just a day after the trailer launches, we have new key art for the gleefully violent and over the top action-thriller Copshop which you can now view below! It’s been a while since we’ve had some good action output from my main man Gerard Butler and with him suing over Angel Has Fallen, it doesn’t look like we’ll get a … Continue reading COPSHOP: Frank Grillo & Gerard Butler Wage War in the New Trailer for the Upcoming Action Free for All! (Update: New Key Art Debuts!)
By: John M Jerva At this point, Gerard Butler is the new Frank Grillo as one could make the case for both actors as being the hardest working men in the film industry. Grillo is literally in every other movie announced and now Butler is giving him a run for his money. It’s only fitting that both stars will appear together in this fall’s Copshop. … Continue reading CHASE: Voltage Pictures Acquires International Rights for Gerard Butler’s Latest Action-Thriller!
By: John M Jerva Just last week, there was a surprise mention that Gerard Butler’s comet killing thriller Greenland would be getting the sequel treatment as a follow up was announced. The film saw success due to the lack of competition during a pandemic plagued year so we will be getting more of that story soon. With that, we have news of another Butler led … Continue reading COPSHOP: The Action-Thriller Starring Gerard Butler & Frank Grillo Opens Up the Action in September!
By: John M Jerva This is somewhat unexpected. It appears that Gerard Butler is set to return as John Garrity for a sequel to his comet killing thriller Greenland which hit last year. The sequel is tentatively titled Greenland: Migration. Deadline broke the news earlier and also states that Morena Baccarin will also be back to reprise her role as Allison Garrity. Per Deadline: In … Continue reading GREENLAND MIGRATION: Gerard Butler is Back for the Sequel to the Comet Killing Thriller!
By: John M Jerva Just a few days after it was announced that Gerard Butler would be returning to play Mike Banning in Night Has Fallen, we now have word that another picture the star will be in titled The Plane has been acquired by Solstice Studios in a worldwide rights deal. Coincidentally, the film was originally at Lionsgate but that studio dropped the film … Continue reading THE PLANE: Solstice Studios Acquires the Gerard Butler Actioner for Worldwide Rights!
By: John M Jerva Well just after a few days of posting that the new Gerard Butler Has Fallen Film would be tentatively titled Night Has Fallen, Millennium Media has made it official with a press release confirming the news and also confirmed that Butler is indeed coming back. After all, you can’t have one of these films without the OG Mike Banning! Read the … Continue reading Mike Banning is Back! Millennium Media ANNOUNCES NIGHT HAS FALLEN Starring GERARD BUTLER is On the Way!
By: John M Jerva First of all, I want to give mad props to my brother in action website arms Eoin Friel from The Action Elite for finding this and for now we’ll just say it’s tentative but it looks like the fourth entry in the Has Fallen franchise has its title and I like it. According to the site The Film Catalogue, the new … Continue reading NIGHT HAS FALLEN: The Fourth Upcoming Entry in the Mike Banning Saga Gets a Title!
By: John M Jerva The pandemic claims the theatrical release life of yet another film as official word has come that Gerard Butler’s upcoming disaster flick Greenland will skip cinemas and premiere later this year on Premium Video On Demand instead. This news isn’t surprising as the thriller which sees a comet hurling towards Earth has been delayed four times now. It ya also being … Continue reading GREENLAND: Gerard Butler’s Disaster Flicks Skips a Theatrical Release and Will Hit Digital Later this Year
By: John M Jerva Some exciting news for fans of both Gerard Butler and Frank Grillo is bringing word that the two action genre stars are set to team up for a new action-thriller from director Joe Carnahan titled COPSHOP. The film will be distributed by the newly relaunched Open Roads Films Bamber. STXInternational will handle all foreign distribution of the film as well. Per … Continue reading COPSHOP: Gerard Butler Teams with Frank Grillo for Director Joe Carnahan’s Action-Thriller!
By: Robb Antequera I’m not a gamer by any means. I mean, I like video games, but they’re not really a big deal to me. Hell, my 13 year old nephew has been kicking my ass thoroughly in Call of Duty since he was 10 (he thinks that shit is funny too. Little shit. Tio loves you, buddy!). So gamer culture is not something I’m … Continue reading The Cinema Drunkie Reviews GAMER!
By: The Cinema Drunkie Hunter Killer stars Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Common, Linda Cardellini Toby Stephens and the late Michael Nyqvist in this military action thriller about a race against time to stop World War 3. Butler plays Joe Glass, the newly designated submarine captain of the USS Arkansas, who is given the mission to investigate the disappearance of 2 subs; one American, one Russian. … Continue reading The Cinema Drunkie Reviews HUNTER KILLER
By: John M Jerva With the release of Gerard Butler’s new trailer for Greenland, which will hit in August, we have confirmation on two other anticipated projects from the star in another Has Fallen and Den of Thieves sequel are in development. That’s right! Mike Banning and Big Nick are coming back to take down the bad guys! In speaking with EW, Butler talked about … Continue reading Gerard Butler Confirms a Fourth HAS FALLEN is On the Way Along with DEN OF THIEVES 2!
By: John M Jerva After a trailer went up and was abruptly taken down a few months back, STXfilms has officially released a new trailer and poster for their upcoming disaster pic titled Greenland. Gerard Butler stars and we have the footage for you below! A family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. John Garrity (Gerard Butler), his estranged wife Allison … Continue reading GREENLAND: Gerard Butler Takes on a Comet in His New Disaster Epic
By: John M Jerva Gerard Butler is dipping his foot into the action pool once again as he is set to reunite with his Angel Has Fallen director Ric Roman Waugh for the new action-thriller Kandahar for Thunder Road Films. The report comes via Deadline which states that Butler will “portray the role of an undercover CIA operative named Tom Harris, who is assigned in … Continue reading Gerard Butler Reunites with ANGEL HAS FALLEN Helmer Ric Roman Waugh for the Action Pic KANDAHAR
By: John M Jerva Gerard Butler has pretty much taken on armies at this point in his action-thrillers but come this July, the star will face his biggest opponent yet as a planet killing comet threatens Earth in STXfilms’ newest thriller Greenland which is set to help theaters open back up in July. A family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. … Continue reading GREENLAND: Gerard Butler Battles a Comet in STXfilms Newest Thriller Opening in July!
By: The Cinema Drunkie As a huge fan of the Has Fallen movies, I jumped for joy with a solid fist pump in the air when the third film in the series, titled Angel Has Fallen, was announced. Mike Banning had become my new favorite badass action hero and I couldn’t wait for his further adventures. Initially, it was said that AHF would take place … Continue reading The Cinema Drunkie Reviews ANGEL HAS FALLEN
By: The Cinema Drunkie So every year on my birthday, I go to the movies. It’s my own personal tradition. And March 31, 2016 was no different. I had a choice of 3 movies to see that day: Batman v. Superman in IMAX 3D, Deadpool, or London Has Fallen. I chose London Has Fallen. Why that one? Well for starters, I was a huge fan … Continue reading The Cinema Drunkie Reviews LONDON HAS FALLEN