David Zayas to Star in the Action Film ” Force of Nature”

David Zayasis a force of nature…

The 56-year-old Puerto Rican actor will star opposite Mel Gibson, Kate Bosworth and Emile Hirsch in Emmett-Furla-Oasis’ Force of Nature.

David Zayas

Zayas, best known for his role on Dexter, will play John the Baptist in the Michael Polish-directed action film about a gang of thieves who plot a heist during a hurricane, only to have a cop complicate events.

Zayas’ character is part of the bank heist crew, described as a ruthless, cold guy who’ll stop at nothing to get what he wants, even if means sacrificing people on his team. 

The film is currently shooting in Puerto Rico. 

Zayas is a former New York police officer, and he began his acting career with LAByrinth Theater Company in 1992. His film credits include The ExpendablesMichael Clayton16 BlocksThe Savages and Martin Scorsese’s Bringing Out the DeadHe’ll next appear in Paramount Players Body Cam.

He played Angel Batista on the Emmy-winning Showtimes eries Dexter, was recently seen as Sal Maroni on Fox’s Gothamportrayed Sheriff Aguirre on Netflix’s Bloodline, and Eduardo Magana on Hulu’s Shut Eye among several credits. While working on the crime drama The Beat, Zayas met Emmy-winning television writer and producer Tom Fontana, who went on to create the role of Enrique Morales on HBO’s Oz especially for him.

Ambrosio to Star in Paramount Pictures’ “Daddy’s Home 2”

Alessandra Ambrosio is returning Home

Following a cameo appearance in the 2015 comedy Daddy’s Home, the 35-year-old Brazilian supermodel and Victoria’s Secret Angel is set to return in a more prominent role for Paramount Pictures’ upcoming Daddy’s Home 2.

Alessandra Ambrosio

The film will see Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell reprising their roles, as well as new additions Mel Gibson and John Lithgow.

In the sequel, father and stepfather, Dusty (Wahlberg) and Brad (Ferrell), are now working together to give their kids a perfect Christmas, however, upon the arrival of Dusty’s dad (Gibson) and Brad’s dad (Lithgow), their blended family conflicts rise to the surface.

Sean Anders is directing a script he wrote with John Morris.

Ambrosio most recently appeared in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.

Cabral Returning for Season 3 of ABC’s “American Crime”

Richard Cabral isn’t leaving his Crime family…

The Mexican American actor has joined Felicity Huffman and Regina King as the third cast member to sign on for the upcoming third installment of John Ridley’s acclaimed ABC anthology series American Crime.

Richard Cabral

In Season 3, the series will be set in North Carolina and will deal with labor issues, economic divides and individual rights.

American Crime earned 10 Emmy nominations for its first season, winning for King. Cabral received a supporting actor Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Hector Tontz. The series, executive produced by Ridley and Michael McDonald, is coming off a well-received second season.

Cabral’s feature work includes Ridley Scott’s The Counselor, Chris Weitz’s A Better Life and End of Watch opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, and he also had guest-starring turns on ABC’s Body of Proof and HBO’s Luck.

He’ll next be seen in Blood Father, a Taken-style action thriller directed by Jean-Francois Richet (Mesrine) and starring Mel Gibson.

Iglesias Joins the Voice Cast of the Animated Family Comedy “Blazing Samurai”

Gabriel Iglesias’ career is blazing forward…

The 39-year-old Mexican American comedian/actor has joined the impressive voice cast of the animated family comedy Blazing Samurai.

Gabriel Iglesias

Samuel L. Jackson leads the way for the film that will be directed by Chris Bailey and Mark Koetsier.

The film centers on a scrappy dreamer of a dog named Hank (voiced by Michael Cera) who longs to become a great warrior and fights to save the town of Kakamucho from becoming the litter box of a nefarious feline warlord, transforming society and himself on his quest to become a true samurai.

The project is equally inspired by and an homage to Mel Brooks’ classic comedy Blazing Saddles. In fact, Brooks is one of those in the voice cast (he’ll play the misguided but benevolent leader, Shogun).

Along with Iglesias, Cera and Brooks, the voice cast includes George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Yeoh, Sandra Tsing Loh, Mel B., and “Heavenly” Joy Jerkins.

The project was written by Ed Stone and Nate Hopper.

Blazing Samurai will be released by Open Road Films in the United States on August 4, 2017. Sony Pictures International Releasing has already picked up several major territories worldwide, and Huayi Brothers Media Corporation is distributing the film in Greater China.

Iglesias will star as Ichiro and Chuck, Kakamucho’s Laurel and Hardy towncats.

First Full-Length Trailer Released for Banderas’ “Expendables 3”

It’s an expendable moment for Antonio Banderas

Millennium Films has released the first full-length trailer for the threequel to Expendables, featuring the 53-year-old Spanish actor in a new role.

Expendables 3

Expendables 3 reunites the key cast members including Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham and Dolph Lundgren, while adding new stars like Banderas, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford, Kelsey Grammer, and Kellan Lutz.

In the highly anticipated action flick, director Patrick Hughes plants the band of brothers on a quest for revenge after one of their men is murdered during what should’ve been an easy mission. But deep in enemy territory, they face an unexpected threat.

Expendables 3 begins its international rollout on August 13, and Lionsgate will release the PG-13 film in the United States on August 15.

Cabral to Star Opposite Mel Gibson in “Blood Father”

There will be blood for Richard Cabral

The Latino actor has been added to the cast of the Jean-Francois Richet-directed film Blood Father.

Richard Cabral

The film stars Mel Gibson as an ex-con who reunites with his estranged daughter to protect her from Mexican mobsters.

Cabral, a regular on ABC’s upcoming drama American Crime, will portray Joker, a tough enforcer for the Mexican Mafia.

Production is slated to begin this month in New Mexico.

Cabral’s other credits include appearances in the feature filmss Rampart and Snitch and television’s Southland and Luck.

Banderas & His “Expendables 3” Castmates to Storm the Cannes Film Festival

It appears Antonio Banderas will be expendable at this year’s Cannes Film Festival…

The 53-year-old and his Expendables 3 castmates will make an appearance on Sunday, May 18.

Expendables 3

It’s being heralded as “one of the greatest assemblages of international star power — and muscle— that Cannes has ever seen” by Deadline.com, with 13 members of the cast participating in a complete day of events.

In addition to Banderas, Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford, Wesley Snipes, Dolph Lundgren, Kelsey Grammer, Randy Couture, Kellan Lutz, Victor Ortiz and Glen Powell will take part in the day’s program, alongside director Patrick Hughes.

Millennium Films officials say the day will start with a screening of footage from the movie, followed by Banderas and the gang arriving at the Carlton Hotel for a press conference and photo call.

The actors will reportedly arrive in armored vehicles, with banners representing each of the characters adorning the façade of the hotel.

Later that evening, there will be a big soirée at the Palm Beach nightclub.

Expendables 3 will begin rolling out across the globe on August 13.

Zaror Starring in the Spanish-Language Action Film “Redeemer”

Marko Zaror is hunting down bad guys…

The 35-year-old Chilean martial artist, actor, and stuntman is starring in XYZ Film’s Spanish-language action film Redeemer, which is now filming in Chile.

Marko Zaror

In his fourth project with director Ernesto Díaz Espinoza, Zaror stars as an ex-hitman who’s made a deal with God to hunt down the men he used to work for.

Zaror’s roles in Espinoza’s Kiltro and Mirageman as well as 2010′s Undisputed III: Redemption helped put him on the map in the contemporary action game as one of a new generation of international action stars building global followings through genre films.

Zaror, a martial artist trained in multiple disciplines, recently starred as Mel Gibson’s henchman in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills.

Banderas to Star in the Sylvester Stallone Action-Flick “The Expendables 3”

Antonio Banderas is apparently expendable in Hollywood…

The 53-year-old Spanish actor has joined he cast of the The Expendables 3, the third installment of the popular action film about a team of mercenaries

Antonio Banderas

No word yet on Banderas’ role in the Sylvester Stallone-starrer.

But Stallone is already looking forward to sharing the screen with Banderas once again; the two co-starred in 1995’s Assassins.

“He is a consummate actor and a gentleman,” Stallone said of Banderas in a statement to HuffPost Entertainment.

Along with Banderas, the cast includes Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham, Kellan Lutz and Victor Ortiz.

Rumored additional cast members are Jackie Chan, Wesley Snipes, Nicolas Cage and Milla Jovovich.

Expect confirmations on the rumored cast members soon.

The Expendables 3, to be directed by Patrick Hughes, is scheduled to arrive in theaters on August 15, 2014.

Sheen Appears in First Full Trailer for Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete Kills”

Charlie Sheen is getting his machete on…

The first full trailer for Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills has been released. Along with featuring Danny Trejo’s titular character, the clip features much awaited appearances by the 47-year-old part-Spanish actor, credited as Carlos Estevez in the film’s credits, and Lady Gaga.

Charlie Sheen

Even though Sheen is portraying the most powerful man in the United States, it doesn’t mean he’s completely shedding his playboy image.

The trailer features Sheen’s presidential character sleeping with three gorgeous women. As for GaGa, her appearance is brief, but certainly leaves quite an impression as she strikes a seductive pose and gives a sultry look.

Directed by Rodriguez, the film follows ex-Federal agent Machete, who is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission, which would be impossible for any mortal man. He must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer named Luther Voz who has hatched a plan to spread war across the planet.

The sequel to the 2010 movie is also supported by some other starry names including Jessica Alba, Sofia Vergara, Vanessa Hudgens, Mel Gibson and Antonio Banderas among others.

Machete Kills will hit U.S. theaters on October 11.