Saturday, August 23, 2014
Filmmaker Yoon Jong-bin set out with a specific goal in mind back in Spring of last year. With a stellar cast, great script and set pieces and an amazing action director on hand, Yoon managaed to craft an amazing Robin Hood-style action adventure story filled with some colorful characters, touching stories, a dash of humor, and a layer of some of the most epic martial arts action scenes you would be lucky to see on the big screen.
Friday, August 22, 2014
It's been a remarkable year so far for the folks over at 87 Eleven Action Design. Now more than ever, they've taken to social media to showcase numerous pre-viz fight clips and short action vids for fans who love action cinema in any capacity.
Accordingly, their platform is exactly where actress and stuntwoman Heidi Moneymaker has positioned herself this week for her newest shortfilm release, Behind Every Great Man. Filmed on-location in Germany over the summer, Heidi wrote and directed, as well as provided pre-viz choreography for the new project, which was shot in the course of a rigorous schedule as everyone involved was working on a movie at the time.
Producer Lauren Shuler Donner may be on the way to getting Channing Tatum on set for a new Gambit movie. However that may be, what does bring curiosity is how the character would look in a live-action setting following actor Taylor Kitsch's rendition of the classic Marvel character for the 2009 film, X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
Director Keishi Otomo's second installment of the Rurouni Kenshin franchise, Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno, has had a stellar run between its film festival appearance in Montreal for Fantasia 2014, as well as in Japan where it sold over six-hundred thousand tickets on the weekend of August 1, becoming Japan's biggest weekend opener of the year.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
It's been a while since I shared any content from an indie group. Luckily the folks at TeamBay were kind enough to bring us something cool to look at in the form of a new pre-viz test fight clip featuring Stina Amedick.
TIFF 2014 entry contributes as a first to the True North Trilogy which will span three films rooted itself in Canadian folklore and mythology with Smith's daughter, Harley Quinn Smith, and actress Lily-Rose Depp co-starring.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
If you hace been keeping up with the official Ismahawk Facebook page, you've likely had the privilege of keeping up with any and all updates pertaining to their latest epic Batman-inspired DC fan project, Nightwing: The Series. Created by lead actor and producer Danny Shepherd, and co-producer Jeremy Le, the project has taken a couple of years to evolve with the help of crowdfunding and an arduous post-production process with director Adam Zielinski at the helm.