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ACCIDENT MAN: Scott Adkins Dodges Danger In The First Official Photo

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Martial arts action star Scott Adkins is currently treading the streets of Thailand as one of the key antagonists on the set of Jesse Johnson's ensemble action thriller, Triple Threat. In the meantime, post production is already underway for the previous completion from the duo with an adaptation of British comic book thriller, Accident Man which Adkins also produces.

On Saturday, Adkins took to social media to unveil the first official still from the production which takes its cues from creators Pat Mills and Tony Skinner whose once popular Toxic! publication manifests the story of an assassin who disguises his hit jobs as everyday, ordinary accidents. Adkins himself described the film as a dream project from the age of fifteen, telling followers, "I fell in love with the comic book, always knew it would be an amazing movie. I co-wrote, produced and of course star and I am very, very proud of this film and I know you guys are going to love it too."
Adkins writes with co-s…

Today In Required Viewing...

....This handshake.

New movementA post shared by Chen Tiger (@tigerchenhu) on Apr 22, 2017 at 5:51am PDT

...This, on the set of Jesse Johnson's new movie, Triple Threat. Revel in it, kids!

The Last Four Of James Cameron's AVATAR Pentalogy Lands Four Official Release Dates Starting In 2020

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Imagine a sequel so epic that it took more than a decade to make happen...
...If you're thinking Universal Soldier: Regeneration, I like how your mind works. This bit of filmlore, however, goes in the direction of fantasy visionary James Cameron in the wake of his 2009 action adventure, Avatar, a film so nice it was released twice and with earnings of up to nearly $2.8 billion dollars.
That's a fat chunk of change for 20th Century Fox and I'm sure they're more than grateful at this juncture, and even moreso determined to make the next four movies the best of the bunch. And even better, they all now all have dates courtesy of the latest official Facebook update! Great to be working with the best team in the business! Avatar takes flight as we begin concurrent production on four sequels. The journey continues December 18, 2020, December 17, 2021, December 20, 2024 and December 19, 2025!Actor Sam Worthington is expected to reprise his role as Jake Sully following the events …

DEADPOOL 2 Gets A Summer Production Start And Release Date

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Hopefully mercenary and box office smash hit super merc Wade Wilson remembered to turn the stove off before getting all Hollywood on us. In the meantime, it's taken a bit of time for the upcoming titular sequel of Wade's crime humpimg fighting adventures as Deadpool to staple a release date and start date, and on Saturday, 20th Century Fox changed all that, and then some.
This summer will mark the principal start in Vancouver for Deadpool 2 as cameras roll with actor Ryan Reynolds back in the tactical red supersuit for a release date now set for June 1, 2018. Joining Reynolds thusfar is actress Zazie Beetz as luck-bending femme fatale Domino and the Marvel MCU's current Thanos, actor Josh Brolin now time traveling as enhanced supersoldier Cable following a long and contentious casting process among others that led to Deadpool helmer Tim Miller's departure late last year.
Actresses Leslie Uggams and Brianna Hildebrand, voice actor Stefan Kapcic and actor Karan Soni are…

Mike Colter Lands Mystery Role In Michael Peña Sci-Fi, EXTINCTION

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Luke Cage frontman, actor Mike Colter is just months away from his ensemble appearance with the cast of Marvel's The Defenders in August on Netflix. In the meantime, expect to hear further on his latest addition as an undisclosed character on the upcoming sci-fi thriller, Extinction.
He and actress Lizzie Caplan will be joined and led by actor Michael Peña who will play a man who discovers a unique strength to protect his family in the wake of a brutal invasion that threatens to make his worst nightmares come true. Ben Young, whose 2016 crime pic, Hounds Of Love, became a festival favorite in Venice that year, is directing from a script by Spenser Cohen, Brad Caleb Kane and Arrival scribe Eric Heisserer. Mandeville's Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman are producing the film with Alexander Young executive producing next to Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake from Good Universe, and Erin Westerman overseeing. Anna Halberg will serve as co-producer.
Extinction will release on January 26, 2…

FURY OF THE DRAGON Spawns Retribution In The First Teaser

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Currently stemming from Florida's independent film scene is Victor Rios with his directorial debut, Fury Of The Dragon. Rios helms from the creative auspices of 333 Pictures and Frank Films, and cinematographer Armin Alic who co-helmed the 2015 indie action thriller, Room 236., and with a cast that brings actor Lilo Brancato and Wade Williams to the forefront of the tale of a mysterious vigilante on the streets of America and a detective who may or may not be out to stop him.

The film is currently in production with plans currently set for its own trilogy and it's early days at the moment. In the meantime, peep the teaser below and stay tuned for more info as it arises.





Review: KARATE KILL Earns A Black Belt in Boring Filmmakimg

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As a filmmaker, we, subconsciously or not, want to offer tribute or call upon our inspirations on why we strap a camera to our hands and eyes in the first place. At the same time, genre of old should just stay where they are, in the loving memory of nostalgia.

So, as you can tell, that's not really a good opening to my review of Kurando Mitsutake's Karate Kill. Before I get into all of that, let me just give you a general synopsis of this film.
Kenji (Hayate) has lost contact with his younger sister, Mayumi (Mana Sakura), who was studying in the States. Worried, he decides to leave his life behind to find out what happened to his sister; and with the power of Karate and the help of Keiko (Asami), an ex-military, shotgun blasting, sexy amputee, Kenji will stop at nothing to save his sister from the clutches of a crazy cult.
Karate Kill definitely takes its inspirations from the b-film, chop socky, grindhouse feel; where conceptions of story progression and plot takes the backseat…

Ang Lee In Talks To Direct Clone Assassin Thriller, GEMINI MAN

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20 years in the making, it appears a new and long-awaited high-concept action thriller may finally see the light of day at Skydance. Titled Gemini Man, Ang Lee (Billy Long's Halftime Walk, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) is reported to be in talks to direct the film once housed at Disney as a pitch from Darren Lemke until Skydance scooped it up last October.
The plot, according to THR's exclusive, would follow an aging assassin on his way out of the game until he finds himself fighting a clone 25 years younger and stronger than him. The film reportedly stayed stagnant over the years due to the lack of technology required to replicate actors' faces as we now see exemplifed with Jeff Bridges in Tron: Legacy, Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Robert Downey Jr. as seen in Captain America: Civil War, and even to some degree in James Mangold's Logan, for example.
Development still pressed on, however, circling between directors like Tony Scott and Curtis Han…

Universal On Deck For Hobbs/Shaw Spin-Off From FAST Franchise

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It was to be expected since its confirmation in late 2015, and now it looks as if things will officially take shape for the spin-off corner of Universal Pictures's Fast And Furious saga. On Friday, new report from Deadline presented news on good terms that the studio is keen on efforts to manifest a spin-off that will join action movie stars Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in their own movie with a script by franchise scribe Chris Morgan.
The news comes following the latest release of the eighth installment of the high speed action movie franchise, The Fate Of The Furious, and while I won't divulge the specific twists and details that outline the prospects of this union, the film did greatly in invoking a buddy element that would bode well for both actors in their current positive chemistry. Ironically it also comes in the wake of other news that the film would have been signaled by an end credits scene filmed by producer Neal Moritz with Johnson and Statham featured which F…

PROFESSION OF CHOICE: An Interview With Actor And Filmmaker Jino Kang (VIDEO)

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When David Van Tassell isn't working on his own projects, every now and then he serves as contributor to Film Combat Syndicate and upon his recent review of actor and martial artist Jino Kang's latest action thriller, Fist 2 Fist: Weapon Of Choice, Tassell took the opportunity to offer his services for an interview with the film's director and star.

The movie itself is already available wherever you can find it on VoD and DVD, and is also poised for a premiere on The Fight Channel in the UK this summer while Kang discusses, among other things, his career and current goals in film. For the hearing impaired, Tassell has also made the following transcript available just beneath, and we especially send our thanks to Tassell for going the extra mile to offer us a feat as rare as this seeing as how we rarely get to do Skype interviews in the course of our own busy schedules. And for that matter, we especially thank Jino for taking the time to share his story and insight with us…