April 2, 2012

After Dark Action set to hit the Big Screens

We've had Horrorfest, 8 Films To Die For and After Dark Originals, now we will be getting After Dark Action. Dark Castle Home Entertainment and After Dark Films will be bringing 5 new actions flicks to theaters on May 11, starring the likes of Scott Adkins, Jean Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren. More details and still below, and you can also check out the After Dark Action Official Site.

Los Angeles, CA (April 2, 2012) – Dark Castle Home Entertainment and After Dark Films will debut the new action movie franchise AFTER DARK ACTION, it was announced today by Courtney Solomon, After Dark Films President and CEO. The first generation of AFTER DARK ACTION movies includes five original, adrenaline-pumping films starring international stars such as Jean Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Peter Weller, Jim Caviezel, Cung Le and Christian Slater.  AFTER DARK ACTION will showcase the movies theatrically as a commercial film festival in markets nationwide and on VOD on May 11. “After many years with the HORRORFEST ‘8 FILMS TO DIE FOR’ and AFTER DARK ORIGINALS brands, we are excited to expand into the action film arena,” says Solomon.  “Our mission is to create innovative, first-rate entertainment for action lovers everywhere.”

AFTER DARK ACTION combines the talents of Joel Silver’s Dark Castle Home Entertainment and After Dark Films for a series of high quality, high-octane action pictures.  “Helping Courtney and After Dark put these films together has been a great experience,” Silver says. “The audience is in for a treat.”
The first installment of AFTER DARK ACTION includes:

  • Transit – Starring Jim Caviezel, James Frain, Elizabeth Rohm, Harold Perrineau and Sterling Knight; and directed by Antonio Negret and written by Michael Gilvary

  • Dragon Eyes – Starring Jean Claude Van Damme, Cung Le and Peter Weller; and directed by John Hyams and written by Tim Tori

  • Philly Kid – Starring Neal McDonough, Devon Sawa and Wes Chatham; and directed by Jason Connery and written by Adam Mervis

  • Stash House --  Starring Dolph Lundgren, Sean Faris, Briana Evigan and Jon Huertas; and directed by Eduardo Rodriguez and written by Gary Spinelli

  • El Gringo -- Starring Christian Slater, Scott Adkins and Yvette Yates, directed by Eduardo Rodriguez and written by Jonathan W. Stokes


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Dragon Eyes

In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.

Philly Kid

A former NCAA champion wrestler is paroled after 10 years in prison. Now to save a friend’s life in a series of cage fights he must agree to do the impossible…loose.

Stash House

Dave and Emma have found the perfect house until they discover a stash of heroine and end up Imprisoned in it by violent thugs.

El Gringo

A man crossing into Mexico with a satchel of $2,000,000, and a bloody past, finds himself under sudden attack in the sleepy town of El Fronteras.

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