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 I never thought we’d get excited for a new trailer for a film that was released well over thirty years ago but here we are as Sylvester Stallone and MGM have unleashed an official trailer for Sly’s Rocky IV: Rocky Vs. Drago Ultimate Director’s Cut. The newly restored and recut fourth film in the Rocky saga comes loaded with new scenes … Continue reading ROCKY IV: ROCKY VS. DRAGO- The Ultimate Director’s Cut Centers the Ring with an Official Trailer!
By: John M Jerva One of Sylvester Stallone’s best films is one that a lot of people probably haven’t seen. Nighthawks starred Stallone as NY cop Deke DaSilva who, with partner Billy Dee Williams, goes after a serial killer played by a menacing Rutger Hauer. It’s a classic in its own right and one that is certainly overlooked. Well the film is set to get … Continue reading Frank Grillo Set to Star in NIGHTHAWKS Reboot TV Series from Sylvester Stallone!
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 Sylvester Stallone’s dark, brutal and ambitious superhero film Samaritan is one of those movies hit hard by the pandemic as it should have seen a release already. Unfortunately, the studio has delayed it until next year so most fans have a long wait. Some lucky viewers were treated to first look footage at this year’s CinemaCon and from the description, people … Continue reading SAMARITAN: The First Look Footage from CinemaCon Teases a Brutal & Dark Superhero Flick Starring Sly Stallone
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 For those of you who were intrigued by Sylvester Stallone’s dark take on the superhero genre Samaritan will have to wait even longer as United Artists have officially announced that the film will now see a theater launch date of August 26th, 2022. Samaritan was supposed to hit this past June but COVID concerns forced the studio to shelve the film … Continue reading SAMARITAN: Stallone’s Dark Superhero Pic Receives an August 2022 Launch Date
By: John M Jerva Task Force X is back in action as director James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is finally here. The movie is a balls to the wall, pedal to the metal comic boof flick but does it measure up to be Action-Flix Approved? Check out my full video review below as I dig into the latest comic book endeavor which is not short … Continue reading Video Review: THE SUICIDE SQUAD is Task Force X at its Over the Top, Balls to the Wall Best!
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 With the latest extremely positive reviews coming out for director James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, my anticipation level is at an all-time high. That with the fact that there’s mass casualties amongst the world’s worse super villains and I believe we are in for a good time. New key art has just dropped with the gang arriving in a bus of … Continue reading New Key Art Promises the THE SUICIDE SQUAD is Dying to Save the World!
By: John M Jerva Is it a sequel? A prequel? Something entirely new all together? No one really knows but hey the new The Suicide Squad movie looks like a shot you of fun. Director James Gunn helms this time around which sees old characters return along with new additions. One thing that was promised from the get ho is that there will be mass … Continue reading The New Featurette for THE SUICIDE SQUAD Promises Mass Casualties
By: John M Jerva Everyone who has a man card knows that Rambo is the greatest action hero ever and Stallone definitely has the street cred for bringing him to life in five glorious films. Rambo, the name alone, is synonymous with action so it’s only fitting that we revisit one of the greatest action franchises ever…period. Thanks to Eoin of The Action Elite for … Continue reading THE ACTION ELITE Live: The War Room- RAMBO Franchise Retrospective
By: John M Jerva Even though Rocky IV wasn’t as well received as the previous three entries, it still is considered a classic and launched the career of one Dolph Lundgren. It’s true that the original theatrical version plays out like a long 90 minute music video with montages left and right but it still packs a punch and the climatic match is the stuff … Continue reading Stallone Confirms the Director’s Cut of ROCKY IV Hits Theaters Hard in November!
By: John M Jerva Yeah I know I’m glutton for punishment and at this point and any mention of a fourth Expendables film should immediately be met with the fiercest of skepticism. If that’s the case, then why do I keep posting about it as every new mention of a new entry falls by the wayside never to be heard of again. Well I guess … Continue reading Randy Couture Sheds New Hope on THE EXPENDABLES 4 in a New Interview
By: John M Jerva Just days after releasing the first trailer for the upcoming DCEU film The Suicide Squad, director James Gunn has now dropped an all new 2nd teaser for he August 6th release which showcases all new and crazy footage for the soft reboot/dequel to the original film which was helmed by david Ayer. This promo is green band in nature so no … Continue reading James Gunn Drops an Action Drenched 2nd Trailer for THE SUICIDE SQUAD with New Footage!
By: John M Jerva On this day back in 2008, Sylvester Stallone resurrected his iconic character of John J. Rambo in the fourth film of the franchise and it was without a doubt, the most brutal and bloody entry to date. That is until Rambo: Last Blood hit a few years later. Stallone’s legendary Vietnam era killing machine turned Burma into his own personal blood … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX: Sylvester Stallone’s RAMBO is an Exercise in Brutal, Bloody Visuals and Dark Storytelling
By: John M Jerva Welcome to the fourth installment of Firepower Fridays as we take a look at some of the most explosive, in your face, bullet filled action sequences in cinematic history! I took a few weeks off for the Thanksgiving holiday but I’m back and ready to talk all things action. Back in 2009, action icon Sylvester Stallone assembled an elite action cast … Continue reading FIREPOWER FRIDAYS: THE EXPENDABLES Launch Their Offensive in the Explosive Finale from the Original 2010 Action Epic!