Lionsgate's action and martial arts line up.
Well Go USA and Shout! Factory might have some competition! Lionsgate Entertainment is striking back with their own blend of martial arts action titles. Their upcoming line up – consisting of both old and new titles – feature stars like Jean-Claude Van Damme, Cung Le, Dolph Lundgren, Robin Shou, Le Gang and many more! Here’s a quick list of what to expect in the coming months:
Mortal Enemies: Also known as Pirate Brothers, this Indonesian martial arts flick stars Robin Shou (Mortal Kombat) and Capoeira practitioner (Brazilian art form of martial arts, sports, and music) Verdy Bhawanta and features award-winning cinematographer Ardy Lam (Once Upon A Time In China). Mortal Enemies release on February 18 and is available for pre-order.
Kingdom of Conquerors: Also known as An End to Killing, this is a glorified action tale of Genghis Khan, an emperor known for his ruthlessness and barbarism. Starring Zhao Youliang, Tu Men, Park Ye-jin, Geng Le, Yu Shaoqun and Li Xiaoran. Kingdom of Conquerors released on March 8, 2014 and is available for pre-order.
Puncture Wounds: Also known as A Certain Justice. After returning home from a traumatic tour of duty in Iraq, John (Cung Le) finds himself rescuing a local call girl from a group of violent Aryan Brotherhood pimps. Also starring Dolph Lundgren, Sean O’Bryan and Vinnie Jones. Puncture Wounds releases on March 11, 2014 and is available for pre-order.
Enemies Closer: Jean-Claude Van Damme reunited with legendary director, Peter Hyams (Timecop). Two mortal enemies (Orlando Jones and Tom Everett Scott) must make a choice: put aside their past and work together, or die alone at the hands of a ruthless gang (headed by Van Damme) who will stop at nothing to retrieve their lost cargo. Enemies Closer releases on March 11, 2014 and is available for pre-order.
Warrior Assassin: Two strangers set out on individual quests for revenge, and when they cross paths, they discover that revenge lies with the same man. Joining forces, it will take more than an army to keep them from unleashing the ultimate punishment, even if it means sacrificing their own lives. Starring Pan Yuanjia, Ji Chunhua and Bryan Leung (aka Leung Kar Yan or “Beardy”). Warrior Assassin releases on April 1, 2014 and is available for pre-order.
For a full list of all the upcoming martial arts titles on Blu-ray & DVD, please click here.