EXCLUSIVE: FX’s Samurai Series ‘Shōgun’ Adds ‘Reprisal’ Director Jonathan van Tulleken

FX is finally moving forward with their long-gestating series remake of Shōgun that originally aired back in 1980 and starred legendary Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune (Yojimbo, Seven Samurai) as Lord Yoshii Toranaga. Their new incarnation of the samurai series will be led by Hiroyuki Sanada and British actor Cosmo Jarvis. It was written by JustinContinue reading “EXCLUSIVE: FX’s Samurai Series ‘Shōgun’ Adds ‘Reprisal’ Director Jonathan van Tulleken”

‘John Wick 4’ Adds Chilean Martial Arts Actor Marko Zaror From ‘Machete Kills’ & ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

Production is currently under way in Germany on John Wick 4 starring Keanu Reeves and director Chad Stahelski behind the camera. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum ended with John Wick surviving the fall from the roof of The Continental hotel after Ian McShane’s Winston shot him. Winston’s motivations weren’t entirely clear as he didn’tContinue reading “‘John Wick 4’ Adds Chilean Martial Arts Actor Marko Zaror From ‘Machete Kills’ & ‘Alita: Battle Angel’”

‘Doctor Strange’s Scott Adkins To Kick People To Death In ‘John Wick 4’

Production on John Wick 4 is officially underway in Germany and another action star is expected to join the film’s lineup. According to Deadline, British martial arts actor Scott Adkins (The Expendables, Doctor Strange, Zero Dark Thirty) is in negotiations with director Chad Stahelski and Lionsgate to take an undisclosed role. Adkins is best knownContinue reading “‘Doctor Strange’s Scott Adkins To Kick People To Death In ‘John Wick 4’”

Filming On ‘John Wick 4’ Has Officially Started In Germany; Lionsgate Releases First Set Photo

Well, it’s official! Lionsgate has announced on Twitter that their next installment of the John Wick franchise has officially started filming at Babelsberg Studios in Germany. John Wick 4 will see some impressive new additions joining Keanu Reeves such as Japanese action star Horiyuki Sanada as Watanabe, Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen playing Wick’sContinue reading “Filming On ‘John Wick 4’ Has Officially Started In Germany; Lionsgate Releases First Set Photo”

EXCLUSIVE: Cinematographer Dan Laustsen Confirmed For ‘John Wick 4’

The Ronin can confirm that cinematographer Dan Laustsen is set to return for John Wick 4 and will reunite with director Chad Stahelski. He previously worked on John Wick: Chapter 2, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, The Shape of Water, and most recently tackled Guillermo del Toro’s Searchlight Pictures thriller Nightmare Alley that hadContinue reading “EXCLUSIVE: Cinematographer Dan Laustsen Confirmed For ‘John Wick 4’”

‘John Wick 4’: Hiroyuki Sanada Joins Keanu Reeves & Donnie Yen; Will He Play A High Table Member?

John Wick 4 is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated action films alongside The Matrix. Another big name in action films has joined the upcoming sequel, as Collider reports that veteran Japanese actor Hiroyuki Sanada has joined the growing cast and plays a mysterious character named Watanabe. While Sanada better known to western audiencesContinue reading “‘John Wick 4’: Hiroyuki Sanada Joins Keanu Reeves & Donnie Yen; Will He Play A High Table Member?”

FX’s Samurai Series ‘Shōgun’ Starring Hiroyuki Sanada Begins Shooting This August In Vancouver

The Ronin has been able to confirm that the FX limited series Shōgun will begin shooting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on August 24 and wraps in June of 2022. The new series is based on the James Clavell novel that was developed into a television miniseries that aired in 1980. Shōgun is set in feudalContinue reading “FX’s Samurai Series ‘Shōgun’ Starring Hiroyuki Sanada Begins Shooting This August In Vancouver”

FX Samurai Limited Series ‘Shōgun’ Casts Hiroyuki Sanada & Cosmo Jarvis In Lead Roles – Begins Shooting This Summer

The FX limited series Shōgun is finally moving into production after there had been plans to shoot back in 2018 but for various reasons it got delayed. It’s based on the James Clavell novel by that was developed into a television miniseries that aired in 1980. Shōgun’s two male lead characters are Yoshii Toranaga andContinue reading “FX Samurai Limited Series ‘Shōgun’ Casts Hiroyuki Sanada & Cosmo Jarvis In Lead Roles – Begins Shooting This Summer”

‘Mortal Kombat’: Watch Bone-Breaking First Trailer For The R-Rated Reboot Produced By James Wan

Today, New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. dropped the first trailer for their R-rated reboot of the Mortal Kombat franchise in an attempt to revitalize the property for a new generation of fans. The reboot is produced by James Wan’s Atomic Monster and is the feature film debut of director Simon McQuoid. It will featureContinue reading “‘Mortal Kombat’: Watch Bone-Breaking First Trailer For The R-Rated Reboot Produced By James Wan”

‘Bullet Train’: Rapper Bad Bunny Joins Brad Pitt Action Flick Currently Filming In Los Angeles

Production is already underway on Sony’s big action film Bullet Train in Los Angeles, Californi and the new additions to the film’s cast keep rolling in from Deadline. The outlet reports that rapper Bad Bunny has nabbed an undisclosed role. Starring Oscar-winner Brad Pitt and directed by David Leitch (Atomic Blonde, John Wick, Deadpool 2),Continue reading “‘Bullet Train’: Rapper Bad Bunny Joins Brad Pitt Action Flick Currently Filming In Los Angeles”