Needless to say, I have somewhat returned to normalcy and, preferably, in kickass fashion with The Hit List. Actor, stuntman and stunt coordinator John Kreng lights things up this week with an illustrious new work reel chock-filled with stunt action and interview segments he’s done over the years with the likes of Cynthia Rothrock, Benny “The Jet” Urquidez and Keith Vitali. Rounding out the Hit List are reels by Jade Dregorius, Bruce Concepcion, Ariel Lee, Connor Dunn, Malin Kirjonen, Simon Potter, Rosslyn Luke, Gaetan Geloen, Natasha Paul, Noah Schultz, Alli Dunn, Narayana Cabral, Katie O’Donovan and all-around stuntmascot, Zoltan Berencsi.
The short is just the latest to arrive from Shakesheff in the weeks since the announcement of his latest starring and directorial debut, Kamikaze which is now available on DVD in the U.S. courtesy of Indican Pictures. It’s the first film of its kind to come out of Wales and Shakesheff’s work, stemming from his credits as a bonafide Hollywood stuntman and extended further to online netizens and fans of martial arts action is sure to further put Wales on the map for years to come.
Battle B-Boy was written and directed by Frank Lin with fight choreography by co-star, veteran stunt professional and author John Kreng. Jonathan Phan, Ingel Catindig, Ricky Cole, Ritchie Greenfield and Alison Dahlstrom round out the main cast with Karen “DJ Shy” Beck, Howard Fong, James Chang, Bailey Munoz, Kamali Minter, Megan Nguyen and Longkue Steven Lor. Check out my review of the film by CLICKING HERE, and wait for further release info!
Time rolls on with a new reel from fellow rising martial arts stunt impressario San Jose, California native, Hans Wikkeling. A member of the multifaceted athletic sports team and brand, Hyper Martial Arts, Wikkeling established his own fan appreciation in the film genre embracing hit stars like Bruce Lee and Jean-Claude Van Damme, and has been a pursuant of martial arts since the age of 7 before spearheading his efforts in 2009 to make martial arts and stunts a career goal.
Have you ever attended an action and stunt seminar hosted by some of the most important people in the stunt and film industry? This sort of thing happens often, and if you happen to be in the right place at the right time and have the affordability and interest, you can share the experience with these professionals whose credits extend to having worked with some of the greatest film figures in action cinema history.