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Excited for the Halloween season yet? Syfy's 31 Days of Halloween kicks off this Friday and will feature The Crooked Man, starring Michael Jai White (The Dark Knight, Spawn). Also in today's Horror Highlights: trailers for both Night of the Living Dead: Genesis and StalkHer, festival screening details for films from Blanc/Biehn Productions, and details on a distribution agreement between XLrator Media and Blue Fox Entertainment.
The Crooked Man Airing on Syfy's 31 Days of Horror: "The Crooked Man, starring Michael Jai White (Spawn), Amber Benson (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) and Dina Meyer (Starship Troopers) kicks off Syfy's 31 Days of Halloween [on Saturday, October 1st at 9:00 p.m. Et.]
Synopsis: While at a slumber party, twelve year old ‘Olivia’ is blamed for the horrific and mysterious death of her friend after singing a song, created by a reclusive mastermind, ‘Milo’ (Michael Jai White), which summons a demonic figure known as "The Crooked Man". Returning to her hometown six years later, »
- Tamika Jones
Now that this modern day classic is available to stream on Netflix, perhaps it is a good time for us to revisit this movie, to ascertain if it is still worthy of a watch, or perhaps even a re-watch as the case may be. Starring Michael Jai White of Spawn fame, let’s take a look at what made this move essential viewing the first time around, and what makes it worthy of viewing all over again. Blaxploitation at its Best Black Dynamite pays homage to all things 1970s, and one could be forgiven for believing that they are watching a movie filmed in that era at times. Michael Jai White is the main character in the story, and he’s out for revenge when “The Man” murders his brother. Sporting a massive afro/moustache combo, true of the 1970s era, White is fantastic in his role as Black Dynamite, »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Allen)
Sneak Peek complete episodes of the outer space TV series "Métal Hurlant Chronicles" aka "Heavy Metal Chronicles" based on the erotic comics anthology by illustrator Jean 'Moebius' Giraud.
Directed by Guillaume Lubrano, the France/UK co-production series debuted in France.
The 26-minute episodes focus on 'sexy stories in a sci-fi setting'.
"Discover the live versions of these exceptional comics by the writers of 'X Men' , 'Batman' , 'Spider-man' , 'Iron Man' and 'GI Joe' .
"Fitted for the international market, each episode is 26 minutes long, composed of one story involving Action, Heroic Fantasy, Science Fiction..."
- Michael Stevens
In 1997, New Line Cinema released the superhero film “Spawn,” based on the comic book character created by Todd McFarlane, about murdered special forces agent Al Simmons (played by Michael Jai White) who is resurrected as Spawn, the demonic leader of Hell’s army. Though the film was a modest box office success, it received mostly negative reviews from critics. Now, McFarlane confirms that a new “Spawn” film is currently in the works, and it’s not gonna be a soft-pedaled version of the story either.
In an interview with Tiffany Smith on AMC’s “Geeking Out,” Kevin Smith and Greg Gunberg’s late-night pop culture talk show, McFarlane said that there will be a second film and that it’s “not gonna be a continuation, not gonna be a sequel…scrub the first movie, it was 20 years ago. It’s gonna be dark, R-rated, scary, bad-ass sort of script that »
- Vikram Murthi
Were you disappointed by the Spawn movie that hit theaters way back in 1997? So was creator Todd McFarlane. And he plans to rectify that with a new remake/reboot that will be nothing like the original movie. He's finished his screenplay, and now, appearing on the latest episode of AMC's Geeking Out, he has revealed exactly what this new big screen iteration of his iconic comic book and action figure line will be.
Earlier this year, McFarlane confirmed that he'd completed the script for a new Spawn movie, calling it 'massive'. Since that update, though, he's remained fairly quiet on the matter. At the time, he explained that he still needed to whittle the huge screenplay down by at least 45 pages, bringing it in at a still somewhat long 140 pages. If one page equals one minute of screen time, that still means this remake will clock in at over two hours. »
Spawn lovers have been clamoring for more ever since the movie first came out in 1997. Now creator Todd McFarlane is giving fans some insight into what the can expect the next time Al Simmons is on screen. In an interview with the AMC series Geeking Out, MacFarlane explains that the next version isn’t going to be your parents' Spawn. "It’s going to be a dark, R-rated, scary, badass sort of script,” MacFarlane said. “It’s not a nice, polite PG-13 with ray guns…The world's going to be real, except for one thing that's going to move.” He goes on to say that this isn’t going to be a overdue Part 2. “It’s not going to be a continuation. It’s not going to be a sequel. It’s not going to be any of that. Scrub the first movie. It was 20 years ago,” MacFarlane notes. Discussion »
- David Eckstein
The rumor of Black Manta being the main villain for James Wan's Aquaman has made its rounds on the Internet. Whether or not the rumor is true is yet to be seen. However, true or not, it hasn't stopped fans from speculating on who should take on the role of Aquaman's archenemy. Now, actor Michael Jai White (Spawn, Arrow) has heard the rumor and has expressed some interest in the role. Earlier today, White took to his Twitter account to respond to a fan that suggested that the actor should take on the role of Black Manta. White replied by saying, "I accept your nomination!” It seems like White is more than ready to wear the iconic Black Manta helmet, but he's going to have some competition now that actor Michael K. Williams (The Night Of) has also thrown his hat into the Black Manta ring. I accept your nomination! »
What happened to Mortal Kombat? The video games seem to have made quite a comeback but for a moment there were whispers of something very interesting; a worthy film adaptation. Don’t get me wrong, the first movie holds a special place in my heart. When it came out video game movies were still being compared to Super Mario Bros. (yes, the one with Dennis Hopper holding his paycheck the entire film) and they tried their best. But, I haven’t watched that film in years because I know all it will do is remind me how easy I was to please as a child. I choose to remember it fondly, they put Goro and Sub-Zero onscreen.
Some of you may remember the sequel Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. My goodness, where does one begin to pick that movie apart? There’s nothing I could write about that film that hasn »
- Tyler Richardson
Michael Jai (pronounced Jay-eye) White is an American actor, director and mixed martial artist. With roles in both TV and film productions, White has made a name for himself as both an action star, with a leading role in the Never Back Down franchise films, and as a comedic talent, reprising the role of Marcus Williams in Tyler […]
The post Michael Jai White Bio: In His Own Words appeared first on uInterview. »
- Travis Jeffrey Gonzalez
“Vigilante Diaries” follows The Vigilante (Paul Sloan), a plays-by-his-own-rules renegade crime fighter that has gone missing and has caused turmoil between the Mafia, drug cartels, and shadowy Special Ops teams. Vlogger Michael Hanover (Jason Mewes) eventually catches up with him to track his disappearance, but when The Vigilante takes down the wrong bad guy, it sets off a chain of events they had never anticipated. The film also stars Michael Madsen (“Reservoir Dogs”), Michael Jai White (“Spawn”), Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (“The A-Team”), and more. Watch an exclusive clip from the film below featuring Paul Sloan and Michael Madsen share nasty threats over video chat.
Read More: Watch: Michael Madsen Tries to Stop His ‘Death in the Desert’ in Exclusive Clip
The film is directed by Christian Sesma, who specializes in low-budget, independent genre fare. He began his career with the 2005 action short “6:30,” before following it up an indie horror feature “On Bloody Sunday, »
- Vikram Murthi
The film features an all-star ensemble cast led by Paul Sloan (I Am Wrath, The Night Crew), Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (A-Team, Ufc Light Heavyweight Champ), action icon Michael Jai White (Spawn, The Dark Knight, Kill Bill,Black Dynamite), Jason Mewes (Clerks, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back) and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill).
It’s a fun one :) Check out the trailer:
Now you can own the Vigilante Diaries Blu-ray!
We Are Movie Geeks has two copies to give away. All you have to do is leave a comment below telling us what your favorite Vigilante movie is (mine is Death Wish 3)! It’s so easy!
1. You must have a U.S. mailing address.
2. No purchase necessary.
We’ll contact the winners next week! »
- Tom Stockman
Two small-time criminals unwittingly steal a drug lord’s money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia, becoming the target of the gang’s vengeance.
But when Sam is killed, Jack teams up with the love of his life to take the fight to the gang. They become a Bonnie and Clyde bank-robbing dup and are soon at the top of the drug lord’s hit-list.
The Asian Connection is set for release on July 4th in the UK.
- Amie Cranswick
This is impressive… if true. The website Frag Hero is reporting that they have the confirmed cast list for the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot which is currently in development. To me this sounds a little bit of a wish-list, but it could be true.
The ‘confirmed’ cast is: Vin Diesel as Shao Khan, Megan Fox as Kitana, Robin Shou as Shang Tsung, Daniel Wu as Liu Kang, Manu Bennet as Kano, Scott Adkins as Johnny Cage, Jason Momoa as Nightwolf, Tony Jaa as Scorpion, Ronda Rousey as Sonya Blade, Michael Jai White as Jax, Iko Uwais as Sub Zero and Liam Neeson as Raiden.
Mortal Kombat is a video game franchise originally developed by Midway Games’ Chicago studio in 1992. The new versionis said to be aimed towards the 12A certificate in the UK, which would be as equally as impressive as that dream cast list if they can pull that »
- Paul Heath
Take this bit of news with a pinch of salt, but there are some rumours floating around the Internet that the Mortal Kombat reboot has a cast in place – and it’s pretty star studded.
According to website Frag Hero – who claim this story to be confirmed – Vin Diesel (Guardians of the Galaxy), Megan Fox (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows), Jason Momoa (Justice League), Ronda Rousey (Furious 7) and Liam Neeson (Taken) have joined the cast of the James Wan-produced Mortal Kombat reboot. Not only that, but Robin Shou – who played Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat: Annihilation – will return to the series to play the villainous Shang Tsung along with Michael Jai White reprising his role of Jax from Mortal Kombat: Legacy.
Here’s the rumoured cast list:
Vin Diesel as Shao Khan
Megan Fox as Kitana
Robin Shou as Shang Tsung
- Luke Owen
Last weekend, one of the movies that opened in limited release was the action-packed Vigilante Diaries, starring Paul Sloan. Even if you missed this new action-thriller in theaters, it will be available on home video starting July 5 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. To get fans ready for this release, we have an exclusive clip featuring Chasty Ballesteros, which sheds some light on the violent background of Paul Sloan's title character.
Anchor Bay Entertainment's Vigilante Diaries is a high octane action-adventure film featuring 90's movie heroes, explosive action, and international espionage. The film revolves around a team of black-ops agents turned crime-fighters, led by a brooding anti-hero, known only as "The Vigilante." Our exclusive clip features Raven (Chasty Ballesteros), who has Paul Sloan's unnamed vigilante trapped, as she gives viewers some insight into why he's so deadly.
These jam-packed missions of rescue and revenge take us from the mega-mansions »
To help sift through the increasing number of new releases (independent or otherwise), the Weekly Film Guide is here! Below you’ll find basic plot, personnel and cinema information for all of this week’s fresh offerings.
Starting this month, we’ve also put together a list for the entire month. We’ve included this week’s list here, complete with information on screening locations for films in limited release.
See More: Here Are All the Upcoming Movies in Theaters for June 2016
Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, June 24. All synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.
Director: Gary Ross
Synopsis: “In Jones County, Miss., Newt Knight joins forces with other farmers and a group of slaves to lead a rebellion against the Confederacy.”
- Steve Greene
Michael Jai White both directed and stars in Never Back Down: No Surrender, the third film in the Never Back Down franchise. Michael Jai White Video: ‘Never Back Down: No Surrender’ In Never Back Down: No Surrender, White has reprised his role of Case Walker. This time around, the former Mma champion wants to get […]
- Chelsea Regan
With just three weeks to go before its U.S. release, a trailer and two posters have been released for Christian Sesma’s upcoming action-adventure Vigilante Diaries which stars Jason Mewes, Paul Sloan, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Michael Jai White, Jaqueline Lord, Chavo Guerrero, Jr., James Russo and Michael Madsen; take a look below…
Jason Mewes stars as an in-your-face filmmaker known for his web videos of an urban avenger known only as “The Vigilante” (Paul Sloan). But when The Vigilante terminates a creep with deep connections, it’ll trigger a live-feed bloodbath between the Armenian mob, Mexican cartels, a rogue team of Special Forces commandos, and an international black ops conspiracy that’s about to make things very personal. Ufc legend Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Michael Jai White, Jaqueline Lord, WWE star Sal “Chavo” Guerrero, Jr., James Russo and Michael Madsen co-star in this explosive throwback packed with badass swagger, hardcore firepower and bone-crunching action. »
- Amie Cranswick
Thunderhead Entertainment recently secured a foreign distribution deal with ITN Distribution for the Benjamin Cooper-directed thriller, Lighthouse Keeper (inspired by an unfinished story from Edgar Allan Poe), which is featured in an official trailer. Also in today’s Highlights: details on the new Suicide Squad Mez-itz figures from Mezco Toyz and Vigilante Diaries Blu-ray and DVD release details.
Lighthouse Keeper Distribution Details and Trailer: Press Release: “Burbank, CA May 4, 2016 — Thunderhead Entertainment LLC has just inked a deal with ITN Distribution to handle foreign sales of their latest movie, Edgar Allan Poe’s Lighthouse Keeper.
ITN Distribution will represent Lighthouse Keeper at the upcoming Marche Du Film.
The deal follows the world premiere at »
- Tamika Jones
I’m a sucker for a good action/comedy and this announcement of Anchor Bay unleashing Vigilante Diaries this June/July is news to my ears. Based off the popular web series on Chill.com, the film features quite the ensemble cast, with Paul Sloan (I Am Wrath, The Night Crew), Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (The A-Team, Ufc Light Heavyweight Champ), action icon Michael Jai White (The Dark Knight, Black Dynamite), Jason Mewes (Clerks, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back) and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill). The film is directed by Christian Sesma (Shoot the Hero) from a script written by Christian Sesma and Paul Sloan.
Vigilante Diaries revolves around a team of black-ops agents turned crime-fighters, led by an elusive, brooding anti-hero of near-mythical physical and weapons skills, known only as The Vigilante (Sloan). Abandoned by governments, corporations and his handlers and with a bounty on his head, The Vigilante »
- Jerry Smith
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