Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Wild League - 2019- Ready To Be Unleashed! New Film From Director Art Camacho! EXCLUSIVE!

Above: Photo from IMDB page. Used for promotional purposes only, not monetized.

Greetings valued Dan's Movie Report readers, Producer/Director Art Camacho sent me a press release link to a film called Wild League. The Russian film actually is a true story The film is unleashed in November at the Asian World Film Festival and then screenings follow afterwards throughout the remainder of 2019. Art filmed in Russia, and had many unique experiences. Actually the film releases October 24th In Russia. Art Camacho is the first Hispanic Director to helm a film inside of Russia.

Art Camacho: “The (Wild League) script read like an epic love story in an era of honor, idealism, and unyielding determination.” 

Photo Credit: (C) 2019 modern age productions:  Photo: ARINA CHEREDNICHENKO A Dan's Movie Report Exclusive!

Art had this to say exclusively to Dan's Movie Report  “Since Wild league was based on historical events, It was important get it right and also to keep the cultural sensitivities of that era. I was blessed with an amazing cast and crew; some of the best I’ve worked with in my long career!"

The film also stars Adrian Paul of Highlander fame.

Synopsis: Based upon the real-life events of the 1910s, this extremely topical story is about a guy from the lowest social strata, who, in order to be with his beloved woman, had to leave his native land and to start his life anew in Moscow. Proved himself in a battle, he was noticed by the Englishman owning a closed soccer club, who invited him to try his hand at his team. However, soccer is an aristocratic game and the team didn't accept a barge-hauler from the Volga. Therefore, he gathered his courage, found the right people, with whom they created the Wild League consisted of street teams from Moscow. Thus, he became a leader, changing his life and the lives of people surrounding him. Varlamy replaced folk fun - battles «wall against the wall», in which perished ordinary people - with soccer. Now they're challenged by the soccer lawmakers.

The trailer for the film can be found at: https://vimeo.com/320758605

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Phantom of the Ice In Production Now!! A Dan's Movie Report Global Exclusive! (C) 2019 Danny Templegod

Above: Star Nikita Yan  Side: Co Star Angel Lin

Greetings valued Dan's Movie Report Readers. Producer Bey Logan informed me exclusively about the current production of 'Phantom Of The Ice' The film is currently shooting in Northern China. The film is currently shooting in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang, near Harbin in North-East China. It is the first production to film at the extensive Qiqihar Ice Hockey City. Production is slated to continue until early November.

Southern Light Productions has graciously provided exclusive photos from the production for Dan's Movie Report.

Synopsis: An underdog ice hockey team made up of plucky Chinese girls must meet the challenge of a fierce foreign team. Matters are complicated by the fact that their coach and that of their opponents are former lovers. The Phantoms must prove their skill and courage on and off the ice to win the day.

The film stars Nikita Yan: Nikita Yan, also known as Yan Lu-yang, is a Beijing native, and has starred in over 20 Chinese movies. She worked with veteran Hollywood effects director Anthony La Merinara on his Chinese production ‘You Are You’. Nikita received Best Actress nomination at the American International Horror Festival for her performance in the film ‘Mystery Field’. 

Above: Director James Nan

Phantom Of The Ice is directed by James Nan: Director James Nan was a producer on the international hits ‘The Grandmaster’ and ‘Chinese Zodiac’. His own Southern Lights company has since released a string of genre titles worldwide, including ‘Lady Detective Shadow’ and ‘Vixen’. A protégé of famed Taiwanese cinema vetern Li You-ning, James makes his directorial debut with ‘Phantom of the Ice’.

Above: Nikita Yan

Director of Photographer Yuan Qing-guo hails from Taiwan, and has worked with his illustrious countrymen King Hu, Hou Hsiao-hsien and Ang Lee. 

Above: Training Sequence.

All photos & video contained are copyright 2019 by Southern Light Productions, exclusively for Dan's Movie Report. Below, an exclusive teaser! Edit by director James Nan.


Producer Bey Logan has worked on numerous Hollywood and International productions including Vietnam's inclusion to the 2019 Academy Awards 'Furie' as best Foreign Film. Mr Logan has also penned several books relating to the action film genre. Please check out our two detailed interviews for more information: 

Cast and Crew List:

Nikita Yan / Yan Lu-yang: Angie
Bella Liu: Ma Wei
Cherie Chuang: Jiang Na
Angel Lin: Cheung Mong-ying
Yen Ger / Chi Shr-ping
Victoria Kant : Coach Elena
Wang Qian-you: Coach Liu Bin
Olive Wong: Sheung Kwan-yin

Director: James Nan
Producer: Bey Logan
Line Producer: Tian Guo-xiong
Director of Photography: Yuan Qing-you
Consulting Producer: Li You-ning
Assistant Director : Ray Li

Keep reading Dan's Movie Report for more exclusives on 'Phantom of the Ice'!!!