After Dark Films Launches After Dark Action

The first five After Dark Action movies will debut May 11 in theaters and on VOD.
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After Dark Films launches After Dark Action label 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, adrenaline-pumping films starring international stars such as Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Peter Weller, James 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 Horrofest: 8 Films to Die For and After Dark Originas 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 Silver's 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:


Starring James Caviezel, James Frain, Elisabeth Röhm, 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

After Dark Action website -

After Dark Action on Facebook -

After Dark Films on Twitter - @AfterDarkFilms

Transit was released May 11th, 2012.

Dragon Eyes was released May 11th, 2012.

Philly Kid was released May 11th, 2012.

Stash House was released May 11th, 2012.

El Gringo was released May 11th, 2012.

Sources: After Dark Films

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  • TheActionMovieArtist • 4 years ago

    This is amazing news for real action movies, Joel Silver will make them of a higher quality, and they will still be kind of like direct to DVD action movies, BUT we will be able to see them on theaters !

    Cant wait to see these in cinema :

    Van Damme in DRAGON EYES

    Scott Adkins in EL GRINGO

    Dolph Lundgren in STASH HOUSE


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