Author Archives: JJ Bona

‘Nightfall’ helmer takes on ‘Dynasty Warriors’ adaptation

A live-action Chinese film based on the popular videogame Dynasty Warriors is in-the-works from director Roy Chow (Nightfall, Rise of the Legend). If this upcoming movie is anything like the “hack and slash” video game, it’ll be loosely around the Chinese … Continue reading

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Seijun Suzuki: The Early Years. Vol. 1 | Blu-ray & DVD (Arrow Video)

RELEASE DATE: January 9, 2018 On January 9, 2018, Arrow Video is releasing the 4-disc Blu-ray + DVD set for Seijun Suzuki: The Early Years. Vol. 1 – Seijun Rising: The Youth Movies. Read the official details below: Making their home-video … Continue reading

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‘Headshot’ star Sunny Pang shines bright in ‘Diamond Dogs’

Gavin Lim, director of the acclaimed-short film Subtitle, is getting ready to unleash his full feature debut with Diamond Dogs, a martial arts thriller starring Headshot star, Sunny Pang. A stage three cancer diagnosis leaves deaf and mute Johnny with little to … Continue reading

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Newest action-packed Trailer for Max Zhang’s ‘The Brink’

Max Zhang – the rising star of The Grandmaster S.P.L. II and Ip Man 3 – is revisiting danger in The Brink, an upcoming thriller by first-time director Jonathan Li. The Brink follows a group of fishermen who smuggle gold … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Lone Wolf and Cub Collection | Blu-ray | Only $49.99 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is Criterion Collection’s Lone Wolf and Cub Collection on Blu-ray. Based on the best-selling manga series, the six intensely kinetic Lone Wolf and Cub films elevated chanbara to bloody, new heights. The shogun’s executioner, Itto Ogami (Tomisaburo … Continue reading

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Blade of the Immortal | Blu-ray & DVD (Magnet Releasing)

RELEASE DATE: February 13, 2018 Magnet Releasing is giving Takashi Miike’s (13 Assassins, Terra Formars) live-action movie adaptation of Hiroaki Samura’s manga, Blade of the Immortal, a Blu-ray & DVD release on February 13, 2018. This period samurai film stars Takuya Kimura (2046), Hana Sugisaki (Mozu: … Continue reading

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Well Go USA plays ‘Along with the Gods’ in this New Trailer

Well Go USA has announced their acquisition of Along with the Gods, a two-part fantasy blockbuster directed by Kim Yong-Hwa (Mr. Go). According to Variety, Along with the Gods sees the story of a firefighter who is taken to the afterlife by three guardians. … Continue reading

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‘Raid’-led ‘Beyond Skyline’ gets a U.S. Blu-ray and DVD date

The Raid badasses, Iko Uwais and Yayan Ruhian, star alongside Frank Grillo (Purge: Anarchy) in Beyond Skyline, a sequel to Skyline. Lionsgate Home Entertainment will be releasing the film on Blu-ray & DVD on January 16th, 2018. When the population of Los Angeles … Continue reading

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CJ Entertainment to adapt French book ‘The Vanished’

CJ Entertainment, South Korea’s leading entertainment conglomerate, announced today that the company will produce a feature film adaption of best-selling French nonfiction book The Vanished for the U.S. market. The Vanished deal comes on the heels of CJ Entertainment revealing its … Continue reading

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Park Chan-wook to direct spy series ‘The Little Drummer Girl’

Visionary director Park Chan-wook (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, The Handmaiden) will be directing an entire six-episode AMC/BBC mini-series based on John le Carre’s spy novel The Little Drummer Girl. According to DM, Florence Pugh (The Commuter), the fast-rising young British actress, has landed the starring role. Here’s … Continue reading

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