Netflix dropped a star-studded sizzle reel last week that highlighted 27 films they will be releasing in 2021 and many of those films were big-budget, big name action projects that look to capitalize on the success of Extraction & The Old Guard in 2020. Names like The Rock, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Chris Hemsworth, Dave Bautista, and even JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME will be coming to Netflix this year.
Host Andrew Morgan is joined by Shane Beauregard of Media Mosh to talk about the evolution of Netflix's commitment to blockbuster action films spurned by their streaming wars competitors (01:03), then we preview 7 huge action titles coming in 2021 (20:14), & then we end with a review of the first Netflix Action film of the year, OUTSIDE THE WIRE, starring Anthony Mackie (Avengers, Captain America, Altered Carbon) (1:01:21).
Action Films Previewed in this Episode:
ARMY OF THE DEAD (20:36) - Director Zack Snyder; Starring Dave Bautista
THE LAST MERCENARY (27:22) - Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme
THUNDER FORCE (32:08) - Starring Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer
ESCAPE FROM SPIDERHEAD (39:30) - Starring Chris Hemsworth, Jurnee Smollett
KATE (43:50) - Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Woody Harrelson