Though Jean-Claude Van Damme has made some truly classic films over the years, one of our favorites, the much maligned Cyborg, has always stood out from the pack, if only for its badass villain and inherent strangeness. Now, decades after the film's release, a new cut has been located, and from what we understand, it is home to a lot of violence that was cut by the MPAA.
One of the earliest (and best) cinéma-vérité films to cross our desks was Albert Pyun's 2005 one-take wonder Infection, which was renamed Invasion (review here) for its DVD release, so you can bet our ears perked up today when we learned a sequel is on its way!
Unfortunately, his efforts to debut Tales of an Ancient Empire during the recently concluded San Diego Comic-Con didn't pan out, but that hasn't stopped director Albert Pyun from coming up with Plan B. This weekend, on Saturday, July 31st to be exact, the film will have its world premiere at Fright Night Film Fest in Louisville, Kentucky.
We've been talking about Albert Pyun's Tales of an Ancient Empire for quite some time, and today we're pleased to provide a look at the red-band trailer for the film along with a full detailed synopsis.
Now this is a poster with some stuff going on! Director Albert Pyun just sent over a first look at the final key art for his upcoming Tales of an Ancient Empire.
For some the Easter holiday was a time of work, not hunting for chocolate eggs and bunnies, and one such individual is director Albert Pyun, who dropped us a line over the weekend with an update on his Tales of an Ancient Empire along with a batch of new stills.
Director Albert Pyun sent over a new work-in-progress screengrab from his Tales of an Ancient Empire and also let us know that they've started taking pre-orders on the film via his official website.
Director Albert Pyun sent us over a peek at some new teaser art for his forthcoming Tales of an Ancient Empire featuring its newest co-star, Victoria Maurette, who portrays a daywalking vampire assassin in the film.
Tales of an Ancient Empire just got a huge dose of badassedness in the form of a female daywalking vampire assassin to be portrayed by Victoria Maurette. Maurette joins the film's previously announced cast that includes Christopher Lambert, Melissa Ordway, Kevin Sorbo, Lee Horsley, and Jennifer Siebel Newsom.
We've been telling you about Bulletface, Albert Pyun's latest neo-noir thriller, for a while now, and finally he's provided us with a trailer so you can check it out for yourselves.
With Bulletface, a sexually charged noir-tinged thriller set near the US/Mexican Border, Albert Pyun is looking to reassert himself on the genre scene. The film is hitting DVD now, freeing Pyun up to focus on his vampiric Tales of an Ancient Empire, which is scheduled to premiere in April. To keep his fans apprised of all he has going on, the director has launched his own official website.
When director Albert Pyun and his team do a giveaway, they don't mess around! They are providing five lucky Dread Central readers autographed DVD packages of Pyun's latest film, Bulletface. And they're not just your typical one- or two-disc DVD sets either. Each one contains five discs, two of which are soundtracks. More specifically, each winner will receive:
Director Albert Pyun dropped us a line today with a first look at the DVD artwork for his upcoming horror and revenge thriller Bulletface, which has a release date of January 26, 2010.
Over the holidays we heard from director Albert Pyun, who informed us that instead of his next release being Tales of an Ancient Empire, his long gestating follow-up to The Sword and the Sorcerer, it will be the gory and disturbing Bulletface written by Randall Fontana.
We're still waiting for Albert Pyun's Tales of an Ancient Empire to be released, but that's not stopping the busy director from looking ahead to his next project. He just updated his MySpace Blog with some news that has us more than a little intrigued. Read on for the details.