Artwork and Specs for Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning Lands Like a Fist to the Jaw
With Universal Soldier: Regeneration director John Hyams brought the franchise to a brutal and startling new level. In the sequel to his sequel, Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, he unleashes an altogether different kind of beast.
From the Press Release
Action legends Jean-Claude Van Damme (The Expendables 2) and Dolph Lundgren
(The Expendables 2) are back for the ultimate battle between soldiers in UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: DAY OF RECKONING, available January 22nd on Blu-ray™ and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Scott Adkins (The Bourne Ultimatum) and Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC) Former Heavyweight Champion Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski join Van Damme and Lundgren for the latest action-packed chapter in the series. This time, an army of Universal Soldiers has gone A.W.O.L. and only one man can stop them.
Director John Hyams (Universal Soldier: Regeneration), hailed by the Village Voice as a leading candidate for best action director working today, returns to the franchise to deliver all of the hard-hitting fight scenes and pulse-pounding action sequences fans have come to expect, while injecting hyper-stylized, eye-popping visuals into the franchise.
The Blu-ray and DVD are loaded with commentary by Hyams and Lundgren, along with three all-new behind-the-scenes featurettes, all featuring cast and crew interviews. “Coming Into Focus” looks at the characters in the film, the making of several sequences, and the challenges of shooting those scenes. “There Is No End” chronicles the final scene along with the weapons and stunts used to create it. In “Production Wrap,” cast and crew discuss the production of the film, along with an in-depth look at some of the last days on set, fight rehearsals and stunt choreography.
UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: DAY OF RECKONING was directed by John Hyams from a screenplay by Hyams, Doug Magnuson and Jon Greenhalgh and a story by Hyams and Moshe Diamant. It was produced by Diamant and Craig Baumgarten.
- “Coming Into Focus”
- “There Is No End”
- “Production Wrap”
John (Adkins) wakes up from a coma to discover his wife and daughter were slaughtered in a brutal home invasion. Haunted by images of the attack, he vows to kill the man responsible, Luc Deveraux (Van Damme). While John tries to piece his reality back together, things get more complicated when he is pursued by a relentless UniSol (Arlovski). As John gets closer to Deveraux and the rogue army of genetically enhanced warriors led by back-from-the-dead leader Andrew Scott (Lundgren), John discovers more about himself and begins to call into question everything he believed to be true.
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