After Dark Films and Dark Castle announce After Dark Action franchise

After several years of releasing horror films to theaters and home video, After Dark Films and partner Dark Castle Home Entertainment will begin a new franchise of films. Dubbed After Dark Action, the franchise will comprise a collection of original action movies with established and new talent.

If we are to base the success of this new venture off of prior history, we will be store for some good and some bad movies. But, the After Dark banner does help movies become more accessible that may not otherwise be seen by the general public.

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

Some of those are names that have become staples on the direct to home video market while others are still reputable big screen names.  Judge for yourselves when After Dark Action hits theaters and on demand May 11th.



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