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 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 Silvers 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