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Mark Dacascos Tapped To Star In Pedring Lopez Actioner, BREACH; Dan Southworth In Talks To Join
Look forward to some extra updates in the coming months going into 2017 for director Pedring Lopez's latest action horror hit, Nilalang, now making the festival rounds for its year-end movement. In the meantime, Lopez and the film's stunt director, Sonny Sison have been working under the table for a project of their own now set to begin shooting next Spring.
For this, we turn to the new film, Breach, which has action star Mark Dacascos attached and actor and martial artist Dan Southworth in talks to star while plot details remain pending, according to City On Fire. Both have a notable history the martial arts genre leading up to their 2013 stint together in Kevin Tancharoen's Mortal Kombat Legacy: Season 2, while Dacascos has since taken to a more active role behind the camera as of late with his directorial debut, Showdown In Manila starring Alexander Nevsky. The film would also mark the latest reunion for Southworth, a veteran cast member of the Time Force saga in Saban's Power Rangers television shows, who starred along with Sison and actor Johnny Yong Bosch in Sakamoto Koichi's 2009 cult martial arts action hit, Broken Path.
Dacascos is currently set to appear in Showdown In Manila before returning to the screen with Nevsky in Russian action comedy, Maximum Risk and Martin Christopher Bode's Ultimate Justice by next year while Southworth settles up with Bosch and other former Power Rangers stars for stunt professional Nick Gillard's directorial debut, The Order, which commences filming in January. Lopez's next stop with Nilalang will be at the Urban Action Showcase and Expo this November.
Check out the preliminary teaser art for Breach below!
Much has happened this year for actor and martial artist Jose Manuel. Interviewing him back in April was something of a milestone achievement, and no less for a rising star who himself has contributed years of sharpening talent and unmitigated resolve toward growing into the headlining action star he strives to be to date since making history in 2012 with Puerto Rican martial arts action feature, El Testigo (The Witness).
His recent 'Best' wins for the Short Film Competition and Blood Sweat And Bones categories at the Urban Action Showcase and Expo on November 10 are also doing plusses for him this month. Retribution won the latter of the two and you can currently catch that one via YouTube. The other, Uncompromised, still stands plenty to gain with Manuel taking the lead next year following his current endeavors in Nepal.
For this, we bring you The Man From Kathmandu, hailing from Nakim Uddin - head of Nepal's largest theatrical exhibitor, QFX Cinemas, and marking anothe…
Word has it that actor Lin Gengxin is a possible front runner to lead famed Hong Kong director Tsui Hark's newly confirmed adaptation of classic literary, Return Of The Condor Heroes. The story is inspired by Jin Yong's 1959 publication, the second installation of the Condor Trilogy which began in 1957 and has seen numerous film and TV adaptations, as well as its expansion into books and video games.
Hark reportedly aims to adapt the book into a trilogy of its own while fans are expecting to hear of Lin's attachment as Yang Guo, whose taboo romance with his sifu, martial arts master Little Dragon Girl, and their adventures in the martial arts world is central to the story. Lin has worked with Hark on several occassions with credits together including Young Detective Dee: Rise Of the Sea Dragon (2013), The Taking of Tiger Mountain (2014), Derek Yee's Sword Master (2016) which Hark produced, and this year's sequel hit, Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back whi…
I was a little more keen on taking this week off given the forthcoming holiday, but I was already on par for another installment of the Hit List so I figured "why not?"...
Alas, we've arrived to another spiffy new around of demo reels and action gems to help warm you up. Cameron Bostanabad kicks off this week's round of stunt and training reels followed by Wes Cochran, Braelyn Smallwood, Megan Dorn (https://www.megandorn.com), Andrew Mihalko, Jason Linere White, Barrett Coates, Al Dupont, Ryan Raspberry, Bryan Dodds, Joshua Zacharias and the daring feats of Kimberly Shannon Murphy (www.kimberlyshannon.net).
This week is an especially ceremonial time for folks freshly off of this month's Urban Action Showcase & Expo fallout. Angel Vasquez hails as yet another fledgling talent from Puerto Rico with plenty of time spent collaborating under fellow rising star Jose Manuel's North Compass banner. Thus, Vasquez is poised to present his own project to the ma…