Korean Crime Thriller ‘Paid in Blood’ Headed to Hi-Yah! Streaming Service June 17, Digital July 26 From Well Go

The Korean crime thriller Paid in Blood debuts June 17 exclusively on the martial arts action streaming service Hi-Yah! before hitting digital only on July 26 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

In the film, when a powerful crime ring starts construction on the largest casino in all of Asia, the group is challenged by a young, vicious gangster (Jang Hyuk) from Seoul who will stop at nothing to gain power. In a desperate attempt to stop the newcomer’s plot to kill his way to the top, the gang’s leader declares all-out war on the man and his followers.

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Written and directed by Yoon Youngbin, the actioner stars Yoo O-Seong (Beat, Champion, Spy), Jang Hyuk (The Swordsman), Park Seong-geun (Stranger, Into the Ring), Oh Dae-hwan (Deliver Us From Evil, Veteran, The Great Battle), Lee Hyun-kyun (“To All the Guys Who Loved Me”) and Shin Seung-hwan (Vagabond, The Battleship Island, Veteran).

 

‘Ip Man: The Awakening’ Due on Hi-Yah! Streaming Service May 20, Disc and Digital June 21

The Chinese martial arts drama Ip Man: The Awakening will be released on the streaming service Hi-Yah! May 20 and on DVD and Blu-ray Disc and digital June 21 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

In the film, while visiting Hong Kong, a young Master Ip intervenes in a kidnapping attempt, unintentionally igniting a turf war with a ruthless human trafficking ring. In retaliation, the gang kidnaps one of Ip Man’s close friends, leaving him with no choice but to challenge the group’s notoriously brutal boxing champion head-on.

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Co-directed by Li Xi Jie and Zhang Zhu Lin, Ip Man: The Awakening stars the rising wing chun martial arts master Miu Tse (aka Miao Xie, My Father Is a Hero), assuming the legendary title role alongside cast members including Chen Guan Ying, Zhao Yu Xuan, and Hao Yan Fei. The bonus features include a new English dub.

 

Western ‘Hostile Territory’ Galloping to Digital, Blu-ray and DVD June 14 From Well Go

The Western adventure Hostile Territory is headed to digital, Blu-ray and DVD June 14 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

Written by, directed by and starring Brian Presley (The Great Alaskan Race), the action- adventure follows former P.O.W. Jack Calgrove (Presley) who, upon returning home after the Civil War, finds out his wife has died and his children — now presumed orphans — were loaded on a train bound for hostile territory deep in the American West. With the help of a fellow Union soldier, a troop of elite Native American sharpshooters and a former slave searching desperately for her own daughter, Calgrove races to intercept the orphan train before all hope is lost. 

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The film also stars Craig Tate (12 Years a Slave), Natalie Whittle (“Orbital Redux”), Matt McCoy (The Hand That Rocks the Cradle), Lew Temple (Waitress) and Brad Leland (“Friday Night Lights”).

Bonus material includes behind-the-scenes content.

Horror Thriller ‘Row 19’ Due on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD May 31 From Well Go

The horror thriller Row 19 will debut on digital, Blu-ray and DVD May 31 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

In the foreign film, when several flight passengers suddenly suffer gruesome, unexplained deaths, a young doctor on board begins to suspect that the shadowy, terrifying force behind her own worst childhood nightmare may be back for blood. 

Row 19 stars Svetlana Ivanova (Cosmoball), Marta Timofeeva (Abigail, Baba Yaga: Terror of the Dark Forest), Wolfgang Cerni (T-34), Ekaterina Vilkova (Dark Planet, Black Lightning, Hipsters), Anatoliy Kot (House Arrest, Lektor, Battle for Sevastopol) and Victoria Korlyakova (Power, Better Than Us).

The bonus features include a new English dub.

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Korean Sci-Fi Action Thriller ‘Spiritwalker’ Due on Hi-Yah! Streaming Service March 18, Digital and Disc April 12 From Well Go

The South Korean sci-fi action thriller Spiritwalker will debut exclusively on the martial arts streaming service Hi-Yah! on March 18 before hitting digital, Blu-ray and DVD April 12 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

Director Yoon Jae-keun (Heartbeat)​ and award-winning martial arts choreographers Park Young-sik and Chung Seong-Ho (SAG Awards, Best Stunt Ensemble, “Squid Game”) bring to life the story of a man who loses his memory and subsequently wakes up in a new body every 12 hours. He must piece together his identity, all while evading attacks from pursuing agents and dangerous criminals.

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Winner of the Daniel A. Craft award for Excellence in Action Cinema at the 2021 New York Asian Film Festival, Spiritwalker stars former K-pop singer Yoon Kye-Sang (Chocolate, The Outlaws), Park Yong-Woo (Nailed), Lim Ji-Yeon (Obsessed, High Society) and Park Ji-Hwan (The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure).

Bonus features include an all-new English dub and behind-the-scenes content.

The film has been optioned by producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura (“Transformers,” “G.I. Joe” series) for a possible Hollywood remake.

 

 

Horror-Thriller ‘The Long Night’ Due on Blu-ray and DVD April 5 From Well Go

The horror thriller The Long Night will debut on Blu-ray and DVD April 5 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

In the film, while searching for the parents she never knew, a young woman returns to her childhood stomping grounds with her boyfriend to investigate her family’s whereabouts. Her search takes a bizarre turn when a nightmarish cult looking to fulfill a twisted apocalyptic prophecy arrives to terrorize the couple. 

The sophomore feature film from music video director and composer Rich Ragsdale stars Scout Taylor-Compton (Halloween I and II), Nolan Gerard Funk (“The Flight Attendant”), Deborah Kara Unger (The Game) and Jeff Fahey (“Lost,” Machete).

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Bonus materials include three behind-the-scenes featurettes, “The Birthing,” “The Look” and “The Score”; director’s commentary; and director Rich Ragsdale’s award-winning short film The Loop.

 

Mystery Thriller ‘Here Before’ Due on Digital Feb. 15 From Saban Films and Well Go

The Saban Films mystery thriller Here Before will be released on digital in the United States Feb. 15 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

In the film, when a young girl and her family move next door, a grieving mother is convinced the child may be the reincarnation of her own deceased daughter, killed years earlier in an auto accident. As the mother’s obsession deepens, and the child claims to have been “here before,” a sinister secret surfaces that threatens to destroy both families.

Here Before stars Andrea Riseborough (“Black Mirror,” “Possessor”), Jonjo O’Neill (“The Queen’s Gambit”) and Niamh Dornan.

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Horror-Thriller ‘6:45’ Due on Disc and Digital March 22 From Well Go

The horror-thriller 6:45 debuts on digital, Blu-ray and DVD March 22 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

In the film, a couple embarks on a weekend getaway only to find the island curiously deserted. After stumbling upon the town’s dark secret, they trigger a time loop, forcing them to relive a demented cycle of terror with seemingly no means of escape.

Directed by Craig Singer (Animal Room, Dark Ride, A Good Night to Die), the film stars Michael Reed (Brides of Satan), Augie Duke (The Amityville Moon), Armen Garo (“Dexter: New Blood”) and Thomas G. Waites (The Thing, Money Train).

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6:45 won Best Director for Craig Singer at the 2021 Catalina Film Festival and 2022 New York Movie Awards and picked up the Jury Award for Best Feature at the 2021 Hollywood on the Tiber Film Awards and Best Indie Feature at the 2021 Florence Film Awards.

 

Russian Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Project Gemini’ Due on Digital and Disc March 15 From Well Go

The Russian sci-fi thriller Project Gemini will be released for digital purchase, and on Blu-ray and DVD March 15 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

In the film, after centuries of destroying Earth’s resources, humankind faces the grim reality that its last shot at survival may require creating an entirely new home — in outer space. An international expedition is quickly formed to find a suitable new planet, but when plans go awry, the crew is suddenly stranded without power on a strange planet. Unfortunately, they’ll soon learn that something truly unimaginable has been out there watching, lying in wait for the unwary human scouts.

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The first feature film from director Serik Beyseu, Project Gemini stars Moscow International Film Festival “Spirit of Fire” award winner Egor Koreshkov (Dostoevskiy), Alyona Konstantinova (Involution), Dmitriy Frid (The Balkan Line, Heroes and Cowards), Nikita Dyuvbanov (Superdeep, Beyond the Edge), Lisa Martinez, Kostya Samoukov, Viktor Potapeshkin (Let’s Name Her Lisa) and Petr Romanov (I Am Dragon, Lovi Moment).

 

Russian Thriller ‘The Pilot’ Due on Digital and Disc March 1 From Well Go

The Russian action thriller The Pilot will be released on Blu-ray Disc and DVD, and through digital retailers March 1 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

Based on the true story of a World War II pilot whose fighter plane was shot down over the German-occupied Novgorod Region, the film follows the tale of Russian Aleksey Maresyev, who faces a relentless test of physical and mental endurance, battling hunger, extreme cold, and wild animals, all while evading Nazi soldiers — as he attempts to return home. 

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Directed by Renat Davletyarov (The Dawns Here Are Quiet), the film stars Pyotr Fyodorov (Sputnik, The Icebreaker, The Duelist), Anna Peskova (Good Boy), Pavel Osadchy, Maksim Emelyanov (The Blackout, The Search) and Nikoloz Paikridze.

Bonus features include an English dub.