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Legacy of Lies review – sappy action thriller undone by lack of smarts

Scott Adkins plays a violence-prone former spy turned bouncer in this tale of shootouts with a young daughter in towActing talent is largely neither here nor there when it comes to low-budget action thrillers: what makes the difference is a script that’s smart enough to play to its cast’s strengths. Instead, Legacy of Lies prefers […]

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Chinese disaster film ‘Skyfire’ lands North American deal with Screen Media

Simon West directed.Screen Media has picked up all North American rights from Highland Film Group to Meridian Entertainment’s Chinese disaster film Skyfire starring Jason Isaacs and Hannah Quinlivan.Simon West (Con Air and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and The Expendables 2) directed the English-language film, which debuted in China in December 2019.Xueqi Wang and Shawn Dou […]

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China Disaster Film ‘Skyfire’ Bought by Screen Media for North America

Screen Media has bought all North American rights to “Skyfire,” China’s first big-budget disaster movie, from Highland Film Group and plans to release the film in theaters and on demand in December.“Skyfire” is directed by Simon West and stars Jason Isaacs (“Hotel Mumbai”), Hannah Quinlivan (“Skyscraper”), Xueqi Wang (“Iron Man 3”) and Shawn Dou (“Wolf […]

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