By: John M Jerva Filming on the long awaited Expendables film recently got underway and the film’s main star has already finished filming his scenes for the movie thus confirming that he doesn’t have a huge role in the pic. Sylvester Stallone, who created the franchise and was the main star of the films emotionally said goodbye to the series in a post on Instagram. … Continue reading Stallone Says Goodbye to THE EXPENDABLES with His Last Day of Filming
By: John M Jerva Sylvester Stallone is at it again as he has shared a new video on Instagram. On the set of the new Expendables film, Sly walks us through a scene where Jason Statham’s Lee Christmas is about to get into one massive brawl. Stallone goes over the scene and chats about how he prefers a good old fashioned brawl over a martial … Continue reading Stallone Teases a Jason Statham Epic Bar Room Brawl on the Set of THE EXPENDABLES!
By: John M Jerva It’s been a long time coming but we are finally getting a new Expendables film and whether it’s a fourth film or the rumored Lee Christmas spin-off doesn’t matter as it’s good to see the gang back together. We have t has anymore casting news to get excited about but Stallone recently dropped some more BTS action from the set. It … Continue reading Stallone Unloads More BTS Action from the Set of THE EXPENDABLES 4!
By: John M Jerva It looks like Megan Fox won’t be sitting on the sidelines in her new role in Expendables 4 or Christmas Story. The actress appeared on Twitter where new pictures surfaced of her dressed all in black looking like she’s about to go tactical. View the images and Fox in all her glory below! megan fox begin filming « expendables 4 ». pic.twitter.com/gYHRTP7mPR — … Continue reading EXPENDABLES 4: Megan Fox is Battle Ready in New BTS Pics as Filming Begins
By: John M Jerva Reunited and it feels so good! That’s what entered my mind as action star Jason Statham shared a first look image of himself and co-star Sylvester Stallone on Instagram as filming is finally underway on the next Expendables film. See the two action cinema heavyweights decked out in their tactical gear on set of the new entry below! View this post … Continue reading Jason Statham Offers a First Look Image of His Reunion with Stallone for THE EXPENDABLES!
By: John M Jerva It’s finally a reality people! Screen Daily has brought the word that the next Expendables film has actually started principal photography in the UK as most key territories have been sold for the film’s distribution. The site also adds that more casting news has been announced although it’s still nothing to get excited about. Per Screen Daily: Principal photography began on … Continue reading THE EXPENDABLES Begins UK Filming as More Cast is Announced
By: John M Jerva Wrath of Man, the latest film from director Guy Ritchie which reunited him with Jason Statham, was one of the best action films of the year. Now we have new info on their next collaboration which was originally titled Five Eyes. The movie is now called Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre and it is said to hit theaters on January 21st … Continue reading OPERATION FORTUNE: Ruse de guerre- The Next Jason Statham/Guy Ritchie Collaboration Gets a New Title & Release Date!
By: John M Jerva There’s a distinct air of mystery surrounding the recently announced Expendables film. Is it a fourth film? Is it a spin-off? It’s a little murky at the moment but it does sound like this will be a Jason Starham led film regardless and with new casting coming in we now have word that Trench himself Arnold Schwarzenegger will once again be … Continue reading Schwarzenegger Set for EXPENDABLES Return
By: John M Jerva Thus far, Tony Jaa is the only real action star that has been added to the cast of the next Expendables film but after it was also announced the Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Megan Fox have been added, it is now being revealed that veteran Hollywood actor Andy Garcia has enlisted as well. Per THR: “Jason Statham is leading a … Continue reading Andy Garcia Enlists for THE EXPENDABLES!
By: John M Jerva We just talked about The Expendables franchise a few weeks back on TAE Live but with the news releases yesterday that the fourth film of the series is finally ready to shoot in October and the new casting announcements, Eoin from The Action Elite and myself just had to do a special chat. From now until the cameras roll, fans will … Continue reading The Action Elite War Room Live: Let’s Chat EXPENDABLES 4 Fan Casting!
By: John M Jerva The Hollywood Reporter has dropped the hammer on the next Expendables franchise installment from Lionsgate as it is being announced that Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren and Sylvester Stallone are gearing up for a new mission and this time martial arts and action legend Tony Jaa has joined the cast! Joining the team once again is Randy Couture and other new additions … Continue reading THE EXPENDABLES: Statham, Lundgren & Stallone Set to Gear Up with Tony Jaa for the Next Entry!
By: John M Jerva Jason Statham has been many things in his movie career but I’m pretty sure a bee keeper hasn’t been one of them. That’s right folks! Get ready for Jason Statham…Bee Keeper, armed to kill! Deadline broke the word today as Statham has enlisted for the unusual action/thriller which teams him up with Miramax for a third time and word has it, … Continue reading THE BEE KEEPER: Jason Statham Enlists for the Unusual Sounding Action-Thriller!
By: John M Jerva The day has officially come action fans as Sylvester Stallone has announced via social media that the next entry in the Expendables universe will start filming in October and that the working title is Christmas Story which tells us that the rumors of Jason Statham taking over might be true. He also called it a spin-off which is even more intriguing … Continue reading Stallone Confirms EXPENDABLES Spin-Off CHRISTMAS STORY!
By: John M Jerva I was going to do a video review of Snake Eyes finally tonight but that was put on the back burner as my partner in crime Eoin Friel from The Action Elite invited me to do a special YouTube War Room show on F9 and the Fast and Furious saga which dammit I enjoy the hell out of. I take a … Continue reading THE ACTION ELITE WAR ROOM: Revving Up with F9 and the FAST AND FURIOUS SAGA!
By: John M Jerva This week’s edition of The Action Elite War Room was a big one as we delved deep into one of the best men on a mission franchises in action cinema history, The Expendables. Formed by action icon Sylvester Stallone, each film put together some of the greatest action stars in history including Jason Statham, Jet Ali, Dolph Lundgren along with fellow … Continue reading The Action Elite War Room: Taking on One of the Greatest Men on a Mission Franchises Ever- THE EXPENDABLES!
By: John M Jerva UPDATE: Things got a little interesting yesterday as fellow Expendable Dolph Lundgren weighed in on a possible 4th film after Stallone’s post. Of course, Lundgren was even more cryptic stating that it’s been 10 years since filming number 2 and asked what Gunnar was up to lately. Hmmmmm.. ok now I’m definitely intrigued. Check out his post below! Stay tuned action … Continue reading Stallone Teases EXPENDABLES 4 Once Again (Update: Dolph Lundgren Adds Fuel to the Fire!)
By: John M Jerva Ah yes, today is July 26th and with that it is the birthday of one of my top 3 all time favorite action stars. Sure he’s taken a bad rep from some people who say that he plays the exact same character in all his movies but wouldn’t you if that said character oozed immense charisma and gravitas. I’m talking about … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX: Happy Birthday Jason Statham!
By: Eoin Friel Review: It’s been a while since I’ve heard a truly great action movie score and not only is Wrath of Man one of my favourite action pictures of the year but (thus far) it’s easily got the best music. We rarely get music scores with melody these days so Wrath of Man is a breath of fresh air. This is composer Chris Benstead’s … Continue reading Wrath of Man (2021) Music Score Review
By: John M Jerva REVIEW: WRATH OF MAN STARRING: Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, Josh Hartnett, Jeffrey Donovan, Scott Eastwood, Eddie Marsan, Laz Alonso, Niamh Algar, Darrell D’Silva, Babs Olusanmokun and Andy Garcia DIRECTED BY: Guy Ritchie A mysterious and wild-eyed new cash truck security guard (Jason Statham) surprises his coworkers during a heist in which he unexpectedly unleashes precision skills. The crew is left wondering … Continue reading Review: Director Guy Ritchie Reunites with Jason Statham to Deliver the Action Star’s Brutal & Bloody Finest Hour!
By: Anthony Francis HOMEFRONT (2013) Written by Sylvester Stallone/ Directed by Gary Fleder I ignored this film when it was released, as Jason Statham films were becoming a retread of the same over-the-top goofiness film after film and I was burned out. There is also the fact that I failed to catch that Sylvester Stallone wrote the screenplay. If I would have paid closer attention, … Continue reading Action Rewind: HOMEFRONT with Jason Statham is an Undervalued Gem in the Action Genre