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Take A Behind The Scenes Look At VIKINGDOM And DIVERGENT
This week we have the first installment of a behind-the-scenes look on the upcoming fantasy adventure, Vikingdom from director Yusry A. Halim. The film is a Malaysian production from KRU Studios and delves into the tale of a forgotten king who must band with a group of warriors in order to defeat Thor, a mission that will take him beyond realms and into the depths of hell in order to save the world.
The featurette introduces you to a few of the actors, the director, and the stunt coordinator, each providing insight on the overall look of the film.
Vikingdom recently acquired multi-territorial acquisition by Universal, who will be bringing Vikingdom to a limited 2D and 3D theaters in North America on October 4, 2013. The film stars Dominic Purcell, Natasha Malthe, Craig Fairbass, Jon Foo and Conan Stevens.
More featurettes are expected, so be sure to subscribe to the film's official Youtube channel below to keep up with the latest.
We also have a new behind the scenes featurette from the set of director Neil Burger's upcoming sci-fi action adventure, Divergent. The featurette comes just a few days after the official teaser premiered at the MTV Video Music Awards this past Sunday.
Actress Shailene Woodley stars in this story of a post-apocalyptic society broken into five strict personality-based factions, where one young woman's unique identity forces her into secrecy. The film is adapted from author Veronica Roth's best-selling young adult trilogy-to-be of sci-fi novels.
Divergent also stars Theo James, Kate Winslet, Ray Stevenson, Mekhi Phifer, Maggie Q, Jai Courtney, Miles Teller, Zoë Kravitz, Ansel Elgort, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Ben Lamb, Christian Madsen, Amy Newbold, Ashley Judd and Tony Goldwyn. The film will release in 2D and IMAX on March 21, 2014, courtesy of Summit Entertainment (Lionsgate).
I could go on and on until I'm blue in the face about how excited I am for the new action thriller, Triple Threat. I won't, but I will throw my hat in with some words for seasoned stuntman and filmmaker Jesse V. Johnson who, in the wake of a stagnant directing career salvaged by the appeal drawn from his latest release, Savage Dog, has risen above expectations in opportune fashion.
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Then again, there were people who thought that Jaa would never appear in a movie with Donnie Yen dating back twelve years ago as the Thai action star took the mantle with groundb…
You've seen him play the Game Of Death opposite Bruce Lee in the late martial arts star's final film. You've watched him go down in the iconic bar room brawl as "Sticks" in Out For Justice. You might have even caught him in a heartfelt and defining moment in the finale scene of David Mamet's 2008 martial arts drama, Redbelt.
Or, if you're immersed in the martial arts niche enough then you've likely given a glance at martial arts legend, Dan Inosanto, in various viral self-defense videos online or in segments from the many documentaries he's been featured in within the last few decades, namely Jay Ignacio's The Bladed Hand: The Global Impact of the Filipino Martial Arts or Pete McCormack's I Am Bruce Lee. For certain, the actor and ardent teacher and FMA mainstay's relevance is guaranteed this week with the news of a new biopic based on the Guro's little-known life and history which includes helping the Dallas Cowboys win Super Bow…
If you think Lionsgate is done blowing your collective minds into the stratosphere and beyond with all things John Wick, you couldn't be more wrong. Point in fact, with a comic book and a television series spin-off brewing, it turns out that the studio is ready to make the world of the titular assasin a whole lot bigger.
The word now is Ballerina - such is the title of the script acquired by Lionsgate in a bidding war against other studios last week. The project is described as a tonal nod to Luc Besson's 1990s action movie fervor with La Femme Nikita, but with a more pulpy, hyper-stylized treatment akin to the work of Quentin Tarantino or Matthew Vaughn.
Story details haven't been made public, save for the plot generally centered on a young woman raised as an assassin and subsequently sets out to murder her family's equally trained killers. The sale of the script is a milestone success for fledgling screenwriter, 23-year old Shay Hatten, a Loyola Marymount's Scho…