Michael Jai White not on The B-Team

Michael Jai White not on The B-Team

Papua New Guinean fans of Michael Jai White will be disappointed to learn that the martial artist and first African-American movie star to play a superhero (Spawn) will not be part of the much anticipated movie project, The B-Team. According to an interview with Fred Topel of CraveOnline, Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson has announced that the producers are looking at an addition lead and replacement for the star of Blood and Bone and Never Back…

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The B-Team filming to start in October

The B-Team filming to start in October

Gorilla Pictures Executive Producer, Bill Gottlieb, has announced on Monday that the shooting of the movie, The B-Team, will commence in October. This comes after a delay from the original schedule due to the elections. Gorilla has already budgeted US$3 million for post-production, hiring, promotion and marketing. Another K3.5 million for logistics was pledged by the O’Neil – Namah government for the 40 day shoot in the country. According to The B-Team PNG chairman, Robert…

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Hollywood Action Stars Arrive

Hollywood Action Stars Arrive

By Jacob Pok Hollywood movie stars Don “The Dragon” Wilson and Cynthia Rothrock are in the country to film a movie – and hopefully promote the country as a tourist destination. They are accompanied by the president of Hollywood based-company Gorilla Pictures Bill J. Gottlieb. The B-Team PNG movie project was initiated by former world kickboxing champion, PNG’s very own Stanley “Head Hunter” Nandex. The Hollywood visitors were treated to a rousing welcome at the…

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Know Your Stars

Know Your Stars

In a couple of weeks the country will play host to 3 legends in the martial arts action entertainment industry, Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson, Cynthia Rothrock and Michael Jai White. In preparation to welcoming these guests, we take a brief look into their careers as actors and martial artists. Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson Probably the most successful martial artist and actor among the three is Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson having being tagged the ‘most successful…

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Movie will promote PNG

Movie will promote PNG

It is not often Papua New Guinea gets an opportunity to showcase to the world some of its many positive and diverse aspects. Recently, the world has only been fed a constant stream of negative and image-tarnishing news stories that have done little to enhance the reputation of the country – or its people. But just as the television series from the 1990s and early 2000s, Xena and Hercules and The Lord of the Ring…

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Movie stars to promote movie in PNG

Movie stars to promote movie in PNG

Plans for a Hollywood movie to be filmed in Papua New Guinea (PNG) face an uphill battle with a lack of support from the government and potential sponsors. Former kickboxing world champion Stanley Nandex, who has a part in the movie The B Team, said yesterday that as the person instrumental in getting fellow martial artist and main actor Don “The Dragon” Wilson to consider PNG as an exotic location for filming he was concerned…

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Negative reporting could put The B-Team Project in jeopardy

Negative reporting could put The B-Team Project in jeopardy

Negative reporting about Papua New Guinea’s current political impasse could put the launching of The B-Team Project scheduled for the 7th of March to be in jeopardy.  He said he has called the US office of Gorilla Pictures and assured them that the current situation poses no threat and that the luncheon can go on as planned. He also said that foreign media must be careful with the way they describe issues and events in…

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Official luncheon of The B-Team Project set for February

Official luncheon of The B-Team Project set for February

We welcome 2012 with the announcement made in the Post Courier about luncheon of the much anticipated film project, The B-Team, said to be filmed around November in the country and in the USA.  According to our source, the event has been set for the 23rd of February at the Gateway Hotel. For bookings and tickets or further information, contact Jenny or Florence on (+675) 327 8100 or on the mobile numbers (+675) 7216 4146…

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Stanley ‘The Headhunter’ Nandex cast in Hollywood film

Stanley ‘The Headhunter’ Nandex cast in Hollywood film

One of the country’s greatest martial art ambassadors and former world kickboxing champion Stanley Nandex has been cast in low budget Gorilla Pictures production called ‘The B-Team’. The film is a spinoff from the hit comedy The A-Team and will be shot on location in Papua New Guinea and is set to star Nandex alongside Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson (from the Bloodfist series), Michael Jai White (from Blood and Bone, Undisputed II) and Cynthia Rothrock…

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