By: John M Jerva Lionsgate didn’t just unveil a new poster for Expendables 4 at CinemaCon, action fans also got a first look at Keanu Reeves in John Wick 4 as he takes iconic aim with his pistol on the new key art. Check out the elongated poster below! Keanu Reeves returns along with Ian McShane and Laurence Fishburne for the highly anticipated follow up … Continue reading Keanu Reeves Takes Aim on the New CinemaCon Poster for JOHN WICK 4!
By: John M Jerva The long awaited Starz prequel series to John Wick, formerly known as The Continental, has been quiet as of late after major cast announcements were made last year. The series which will see the history of the famous hotel explored is set to star Colin Woodell as a younger version of Winston, Ayomide Adegun as Charon, Hubert Point-Du Jour as Miles, … Continue reading THE CONTINENTAL: The JOHN WICK Prequel Series Adds More Cast Members to the 3 Night Starz Event Series!
By: John M Jerva Well, we might have to wait a little longer than we first thought for John Wick 4 but the blockbuster franchise is still staying strong in the current news cycle on the internet. I think we all can say that the extended firefight sequence featuring Halle Berry as former assassin Sofia was one of the definite highlights of the entire series. … Continue reading Halle Berry Teases Possible JOHN WICK Spin-Off
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 After yesterday’s big reveal that Mel Gibson will be involved in the John Wick prequel series The Continental, Deadline is bringing word that the series has found it’s younger version of Winston Scott played masterfully by Ian McShane. According to the site, Colin Woodell (The Flight Attendant) will play the role in the series which will see a special three night … Continue reading THE CONTINENTAL: The Prequel Series Casts Colin Woodell as the Young Winston Scott Plus More Casting Announcements
By: John M Jerva We don’t know much about his character but we do know that Donnie Yen is going to look damn legit as the martial arts action icon has shared a BTS image from the set. Check out Yen looking dapper below! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Donnie Yen 甄子丹 (@donnieyenofficial) Yen will play a fellow assassin who is … Continue reading Donnie Yen is Looking Dapper in a New BTS Shot from JOHN WICK 4!
By: John M Jerva There’s no denying that next year’s John Wick 4 or John Wick Chapter 4 if you will is definitely shaping up to be the E ticket attraction for action fans. The first three films have already paved the way for a new generation of action stunt play but this newest entry will certainly pass the others if not for the star … Continue reading Adkins & Zaror Reunite on the Set of JOHN WICK 4!
By: John M Jerva We finally have some traction on the long gestating John Wick series called The Continental which is said to take place years before the events of the first film in the blockbuster franchise. The series has been retooled into a special 3 episode 3 night limited event that will consist of each entry running 90 minutes in length. Each episode will … Continue reading THE CONTINENTAL: The Limited Series Set in the Universe of JOHN WICK Taps Albert Hughes to Helm 2 Episodes!
By: John M Jerva When Scott Adkins was added to the roster for John Wick 4 which already included Donnie Yen and Hiroyuki Sanada, action fans asked if that would be all. Well that’s not all folks, not by a long as Deadline is reporting that Adkins’ Undisputed 3 co-star has officially joined the cast and will be Mr. Wick’s adversary for the fourth entry. … Continue reading Marko Zaror in Negotiations to Join Reeves, Yen & Adkins for JOHN WICK 4!
By: John M Jerva TAKE ALL MY MONEY NOW! My prayers have been answered! Deadline has officially brought word that action star Scott Adkins is officially in talks to join the cast of John Wick 4 which just recently went into production this week. I have been championing for Scott to be a part of it and even talked to him about it during one … Continue reading Breaking: Scott Adkins Officially in Talks to Join JOHN WICK 4!
By: John M Jerva Yesterday, I was busy working on my Scott Adkins June posts so I’m a little late in reporting that Hiroyuki Sanada of Mortal Kombat and Army of the Dead has officially enlisted for the fourth chapter of the John Wick franchise. Deadline brought the word and it’s been a couple years now when it was rumored that Sanada would be involved … Continue reading MORTAL KOMBAT’s Hiroyuki Sanada Officially Enlists for JOHN WICK 4!
By: John M Jerva Last night, I had the distinct honor of being a member of the latest Action Elite Live YouTube show hosted by Eoin Friel of TAE and we got to talk about one of my favorite action franchises…John Wick starring Keanu Reeves. It was a blast and I’m looking forward to more in the future. The films which have been helmed by … Continue reading THE ACTION ELITE LIVE WAR ROOM: Examining the JOHN WICK Franchise and it’s Effects on Modern Action Cinema
By: John M Jerva It’s been a busy week for the ladies of action with first looks at Kate with Mary Elizabeth Winstead as well as The Serpent from former model turned filmmaker and action star. Now we have Scott Adkins welcoming one of the top ladies in the action and stunt world to The Art of Action. Heidi Moneymaker is no stranger to stunts … Continue reading Stunt Maestro and BLACK WIDOW Double Heidi Moneymaker Joins Scott Adkins On The ART OF ACTION!
By: John M Jerva With Robb Antequera, AKA The Cinema Drunkie, going on indefinite hiatus while he does his new and high-octane podcast The Action Drunkies, Foot Fist Fridays will be taking a few weeks off as I implement a new plan of attack. I wish him all the best and will be listening and one day I hope to be a guest on it. … Continue reading FIREPOWER FRIDAYS: John Wick is Unleashed in the First Hyperkinetic Shootout in the Blockbuster Franchise!
By: John M Jerva These days, John Wick scribe Derek Kolstad’s name seems to be attached to every other action project just like his partners in the blockbuster franchise Chad Stalhelski and David Leitch. It seems that at every turn, the three creative minds behind one of the most invigorating action franchises ever are attached to more and more films each day. With that we … Continue reading ACOLYTE: JOHN WICK Writer Derek Kolstad Unites with Ascot Elite and Director Claudio Faeh for the New Action-Thriller
By: John M Jerva Welcome to FOOT FIST FRIDAYS! A weekly dose of fight action where the Action-Flix.com experts share their thoughts on some of the greatest scenes of fisticuffs in action cinema history! To know me is to know that like many of you out there, I am an enormous fan of the John Wick franchise and think that it basically rejuvenated the action genre with … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: Keanu Reeves and Daniel Bernhardt Lock Up in the Ultimate Death Match from JOHN WICK!
By: John M Jerva If this ever came to be, I found be 150 percent down with the idea as John Wick helmer and action maestro Chad Stahelski has stated in an interview with ComicBook.com that he would be totally up for directing the planned Blade reboot starring Mahershala Ali. The news of the MCU film was announced last year at SDCC when cons actually … Continue reading Chad Stahelski would be Up for Helming the MCU BLADE REBOOT with Mahershala Ali!
By: John M Jerva Lionsgate has tapped their John Wick action maestro Chad Stahekski to direct a new film called Arcana which is being described as a gritty urban fantasy. This is Stahelski’s first directing gig for Lionsgate since John Wick. According to Deadline: The film is a gritty urban fantasy set in the hidden world of magical clans. Stahelski will also produce via his … Continue reading Chad Stahelski Enlists to Helm Lionsgate’s Gritty Urban Fantasy Thriller ARCANA
By: John M Jerva I’m thinking he’s back! I think we can safely say that the John Wick franchise has become something of a pop culture phenomenon and it definitely is a classic action film series that rejuvenated Keanu Reeves career and ushered in a new way to shoot creative and jaw dropping fight scenes. Veteran stunt pro turned in demand filmmaker Chad Stahelski has … Continue reading Oh Yeah, He’s Back! Lionsgate Announces JOHN WICK 4 & 5 will Film Back to Back!
By: John M Jerva I know, I know. Remakes and reboots are frowned upon these days but I have one that might excite you as Deadline is reporting the John Wick creative team of Chad Stahelski and Derek Kolstad are enlisting for the remake of Korea’s action hit The Man From Nowhere. The project has landed at New Line Cinema and per the article, Stahelski … Continue reading THE MAN FROM NOWHERE: The JOHN WICK Duo Of Chad Stahelski & Derek Kolstad Enlist for the Remake of the Hit Korean Action-Thriller!