With the news that Road House is unfortunately getting the remake treatment, one such reimagining that I’m extremely interested in seeing is Peacock’s reboot of John Woo’s classic Gun Fu spectacle The Killer. This one may be different in the sense that Woo is directing the newer version himself so that bodes well right away for the movie. We now know who’ll be leading the … Continue reading Omar Sy Set to Lead John Woo’s THE KILLER Remake for Peacock
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 It’s time to lock and load and go to war as we delve into the special edition Blu-Ray release of JCVD’s Hard Target from Kino Lorber. I picked up this Holy Grail for serious fans for $1.25 at my local Dollar Tree. Released last December this is the definitive version to own as it contains the 4K restoration of the international … Continue reading BLU-RAY REVIEW: The Kino Lorber Special Edition HARD TARGET Release is Must Have Van Dammage for Any Serious Collector!
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 We’ve got some traction on the awesome sounding action-thriller Silent Night which will see Hong Kong action guru John Woo return to this side of the pond. Reports coming out of the trades has confirmed that the film, which will contain not one word spoken, is filming now as we speak (pun intended). The movie stars Suicide Squad’s Joel Kinnaman as … Continue reading SILENT NIGHT: Action Maestro John Woo’s No Dialogue Action-Thriller Starring Joel Kinnaman Begins Principal Photography
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 I’ve said it many times in the past but I’ll reiterate it for this post as JCVD’s Hard Target is my favorite film from the Mussles from Brussels. Yes I love this film more than Bloodsport and Kickboxer and the mix of high-octane firefights compounded with Van Damme’s patented slo-mo martial arts prowess and rapid fire direction by the great John … Continue reading Special Features Announced for Kino Lorber’s HARD TARGET Special Edition 4K Blu-Ray!
By: John M Jerva UPDATE: A few minutes after literally writing this article, I saw on the net that Adam Wingard confirmed that he isn’t doing a reboot of the film Face/Off but he is in fact writing a sequel for the film! Wingard made the announcement on Instagram and stated: “I would NEVER re-imagine or remake FACE/OFF. t’s a perfect action movie. Simon Barrett … Continue reading GODZILLA vs KONG Director Adam Wingard in Line to Helm FACE/OFF Reboot (UPDATE: Winegard Confirms He’s Doing a Sequel!)
By: John M Jerva Today, action and martial arts icon Jean-Claude Van Damne turns the big 6-0 and when the man who is personally responsible for rejuvenating the genre back in the 80’s is celebrating his special day, well you do a special Action Fix to commemorate the day. JCVD has had many kick ass action films and sequences throughout his career so picking one … Continue reading The Action Fix: Happy Birthday JCVD!!!
Deadline is bringing th word that Paramount Pictures is in the process of developing a reboot of director John Woo’s action-thriller Face/Off which starred John Tavolta and Nicolas Cage. The studio will, of course, select a new cast for the film which is being written by Oren Uziel with Neal Moritz serving as producer and David Permut as executive producer. Pre Deadline: Given a fairly … Continue reading FACE/OFF: Paramount Looking to Reboot John Woo’s Classic Action Film that Starred Travolta and Cage