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Philip Ng Is Bruce Lee In George Nolfi's BIRTH OF THE DRAGON

Word first broke about The Adjustment Bureau director George Nolfi's upcoming Birth Of The Dragon back in February and with production just around the corner further details have arrived on the Bruce Lee biopic.Birth of The Dragon recreates the mid-1960's... More »
By Todd Brown   

Yuen Woo-ping And Tsui Hark Team Up For MIRACLE FIGHTERS Remake

A pair of Hong Kong film icons are teaming up for the first time in over a decade to bring a new version of an old classic to the big screen.Film Biz Asia report that Yuen Woo-ping will direct a... More »
By Todd Brown   

Get Your First Glimpse Of Bruce Lee In IP MAN 3 US Trailer

Well Go Entertainment will be unleashing Wilson Yip's Ip Man 3 on North American audiences on 22 January 2016, and have just unveiled their first trailer for the film. There's plenty of new footage of Donnie Yen squaring off against... More »
By James Marsh   

Take A Look At THE RAID Star Iko Uwais In The Mo Brothers' HEADSHOT

Production is now under way on Indonesian action film Headshot - a film that will reunite The Raid star Iko Uwais with The Raid 2's Hammer Girl, Julie Estelle, among others - and though things are still quite early in... More »
By Todd Brown   

It's Not A Modelling Agency, It's An Intelligence Agency! Watch The Teaser For Helfi Kardit's TEN: THE SECRET MISSION

We first came across Indonesian director Helfi Kardit back in early 2014 with the arrival of the hyperkinetic teaser for his action film Guardian. And the director looks to build upon the audience for that film with the upcoming Ten:... More »
By Todd Brown   

Donnie Yen Insists You Don't Disturb Ip Man While He's Training

As Pegasus Motion Pictures revs up its marketing campaign for Ip Man 3, which reunites Donnie Yen and director Wilson Yip, pitting him against Mike Tyson and Max Zhang, this amusing little PSA is doing the round in Hong Kong... More »
By James Marsh   

THE RAID Star Iko Uwais Teams With The Mo Brothers For HEADSHOT

The Raid star Iko Uwais is on a bit of roll Soon to hit screens worldwide with a supporting part in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and also prepped to share lead billing with Ronda Rousey and Mark Wahlberg in... More »
By Todd Brown   

Whose Fists Are Fastest? It's Donnie Yen Vs Mike Tyson In First IP MAN 3 Teaser

Donnie Yen and Mike Tyson square off in the first teaser trailer for Ip Man 3, the third and possibly final chapter in the story of the legendary wing chun practitioner, which Yen and director Wilson Yip began back in... More »
By James Marsh   

Get Punched In The Face By SPL 2!

Already a massive hit in China, martial arts extravaganza SPL 2 has it's North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival with a midnight screening at the Ryerson Theatre tomorrow - Thursday, September 17th - and North American Distributor... More »
By Todd Brown   

Fantaspoa 2015 Interview: REDEEMER Director Ernesto Díaz Espinoza

Redeemer marks the fourth collaboration between director Ernesto Díaz Espinoza and martial artist Marko Zaror, and is considered by the director himself as his most serious movie, since it accompanies its carefully choreographed and violent as hell fights with a... More »

Tony Jaa! Wu Jing! Max Zhang! Simon Yam! Louis Koo! SPL2: A TIME FOR CONSEQUENCES Gets 5 New Character Posters

Soi Cheang's SPL2: A Time For Consequences opens in Hong Kong and mainland China on 18 June, and the PR machine is shifting into high gear. This star-studded, action-packed sequel to Wilson Yip's fantastic 2005 martial arts thriller SPL stars... More »
By James Marsh   

SPL2: A TIME FOR CONSEQUENCES: Check Out New Making-Of Featurettes And Posters

Wilson Yip's 2005 action thriller SPL (aka Sha Po Lung, Kill Zone) was the film that relaunched Donnie Yen's career, and saw him ascend to the upper echelons of martial arts stardom. Ten years later, director Soi Cheang (Accident, Motorway, The Monkey King) brings... More »
By James Marsh   

Review: POUND OF FLESH Is Soft In All The Wrong Places

Jean-Claude Van Damme continues to explore and embrace his darker side in this modest Asian action thriller, as a kidnap & rescue specialist who falls foul of organ traffickers in the Philippines. Sadly, budgetary constraints and a lack of interesting... More »
By James Marsh   

SPL2 Gets A Poster, And A Whopping Big Set Of Stills

A few weeks ago we got the teaser trailer to SPL 2, and... well, damn... that looked very promising indeed! Tony Jaa and Wu Jing kicking ass, a brutally melodramatic plot that would get even the most pacifist fighter's blood... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Byron Mann Lays A Beating In This Clip From Steven Seagal's ABSOLUTION

Steven Seagal returns to screens alongside Vinnie Jones in the upcoming Absolution and while the action veteran is not to be seen in this new, exclusive clip from the film have no fear: co-star Byron Mann's pretty damn good at... More »
By Todd Brown   

More Tony Jaa Versus Wu Jing In Second SPL 2 Trailer!

While Thai martial arts star Tony Jaa may not have gotten a whole load of screen time in Furious 7 it seems like very nearly the entire population of the globe has seen at least a little bit of him... More »
By Todd Brown   

Old School Kung Fu Fest 2015: Enter The Ninjas! (Plus A Trailer!)

Returning for its fifth edition, Old School Kung Fu Fest 2015 will celebrate martial arts and action cinema by turning its focus on "the deadliest fighter of them all...the ninja!" I'm quoting the official announcement, although I'm not convinced the... More »
By Peter Martin   

Tony Jaa And Wu Jing Kick Ass In First SPL 2 Teaser

There have been a great many mixed feelings in the lead up to SPL 2, the sequel to a film that many consider one of the finest martial arts films of recent days and the film which triggered the mid... More »
By Todd Brown   

Jaa. Lundgren. SKIN TRADE American Trailer.

International action stars Tony Jaa and Dolph Lundgren - and that Michael Jai White guy, he's pretty good, too - team up to take down Ron Perlman's flesh trading ring in the upcoming Skin Trade and if that hasn't gotten... More »
By Todd Brown   

It's Not The Size Of The Knife In First CLOSE RANGE Clip, It's How Scott Adkins Uses It

American action fans really should be thanking their stars for the director-star duo of Isaac Florentine and Scott Adkins. The duo not only set the standard for US produced fight flicks with their 2006 collaboration Undisputed 2 but have vaulted... More »
By Todd Brown   
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