8 March 2012 1:31 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

North Carolina's ActionFest has announced its opening night film, which will screen at the action-only festival on April 12. "Solomon Kane" is a medieval epic starring James Purefoy and Max Von Sydow. The festival will close April 15 with the martial arts film "Wu Xia." Full press release reprinted below: ActionFest 2012 Opens with Solomon Kane, Closes with Wu Xia, Honors Fight Choreographer J.J. Perry Asheville, Nc Fest to Celebrate the Best of Action Cinema and its Unsung Heroes Asheville, Nc – March 8, 2012 – ActionFest, the only international film festival devoted exclusively to action cinema returns to in beautiful Asheville this April 12th – 15th. Founded by Bill Banowsky (Carolina Cinemas founder and Magnolia Pictures co-founder), famed action director/producer Aaron Norris (Missing in Action III, “Walker, Texas Ranger”), and Radius-twc Co-President Tom Quinn, ActionFest will once »

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