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Take A Behind The Scenes Look At VIKINGDOM And DIVERGENT
This week we have the first installment of a behind-the-scenes look on the upcoming fantasy adventure, Vikingdom from director Yusry A. Halim. The film is a Malaysian production from KRU Studios and delves into the tale of a forgotten king who must band with a group of warriors in order to defeat Thor, a mission that will take him beyond realms and into the depths of hell in order to save the world.
The featurette introduces you to a few of the actors, the director, and the stunt coordinator, each providing insight on the overall look of the film.
Vikingdom recently acquired multi-territorial acquisition by Universal, who will be bringing Vikingdom to a limited 2D and 3D theaters in North America on October 4, 2013. The film stars Dominic Purcell, Natasha Malthe, Craig Fairbass, Jon Foo and Conan Stevens.
More featurettes are expected, so be sure to subscribe to the film's official Youtube channel below to keep up with the latest.
We also have a new behind the scenes featurette from the set of director Neil Burger's upcoming sci-fi action adventure, Divergent. The featurette comes just a few days after the official teaser premiered at the MTV Video Music Awards this past Sunday.
Actress Shailene Woodley stars in this story of a post-apocalyptic society broken into five strict personality-based factions, where one young woman's unique identity forces her into secrecy. The film is adapted from author Veronica Roth's best-selling young adult trilogy-to-be of sci-fi novels.
Divergent also stars Theo James, Kate Winslet, Ray Stevenson, Mekhi Phifer, Maggie Q, Jai Courtney, Miles Teller, Zoë Kravitz, Ansel Elgort, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Ben Lamb, Christian Madsen, Amy Newbold, Ashley Judd and Tony Goldwyn. The film will release in 2D and IMAX on March 21, 2014, courtesy of Summit Entertainment (Lionsgate).
With the upcoming rollout or Jesse Johnson's The Pay Up, Accident Man and Triple Threat in his wake, leave it to action star Scott Adkins to help carry the mantle with word on the upcoming action thriller revisal, Sinners & Saints: Vengeance. Adkins will reunite once more with Chad Law-penned Jarhead 3: The Siege helmer William Kaufman who, in turn, reunites with actor Johnny Strong who led the initial 2011 revenge cop thriller.
The film aims as a stand-alone sequel which tells of a New Orleans detective who journeys to Moscow to avenge the murder of his partner at the hands of a syndicate enforcer with the help of an old war buddy, and the enforcer's lover. Law, whose writing credits also include Kaufman's zombie hit thriller, Daylight's End and Isaac Florentine's Adkins-led home invasion action pic, Close Range, is scripting with Saints And Sinners scribe Jay Moses ahead of the film's Bulgarian shoot this Winter.
I did a lot of work this weekend. So, don't be surprised if things slow down a bit for me this week. At best, I might be able to pace myself and keep going but a little me-time also suffices.
For now, at least you have this week's installment of the Hit List to relieve your boredom. Demos, goods to promote and much more are on the way starting with a fresh new batch of stunt and training reels ripe with great talent featuring Saidqua Bynum, Dan Mast, Evelyn Osorio Vacaro, Brandon Ly, Hong Berghof (more on her later), Tim Storms, Dina Cataldi, Clancy Petersen, Katie Schwartz, Taylor Castriota, Carlton Hoyles, Sia Alipour, and a 2017 reel celebrating progress over at New York's Breakfall Studios.
Moving forward, we have two new items to help push, and we start the most recent poster debut for actress and martial artist Bridger Fox's latest turn at the helm, Assassin's Curse. The new action short is well underway ahead of its forthcoming 10X10 Filmmaker Challenge prem…
Still to the surprise of many is the forthcoming second installment of the Escape Plan trilogy - Steven C. Miller's Escape Plan 2: Hades, following Mikael Håfström's initial 2013 hit pairing Sylvester Stallone with Arnold Schwarzenegger. A third was announced back in April and news this week now confirms the start of principal photography for upcoming threequel, Escape Plan 3: Devil's Station with Death And Life Of Bobby Z and 15 Minutes director John Herzfeld at the helm.
The new movie sees Stallone and actor Dave Bautista reprising their roles from a script by Herzfeld and screenwriter Miles Chapman which sees the two pairing up once again to break out one of their own from an inescapable prison. The two will be joined on screen by actor and martial artist Max Zhang whose credits span various facets in film from stunt double to principal actor with credits such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Soi Cheng's S.P.L. 2: A Time For Conseuqences (a.k.a. Kill Zone 2), and…