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‘Kane’ opens ActionFest

TWC's 'Dragon' will close out 2012 slate

Pulp swashbuckler “Solomon Kane” will open ActionFest 2012, the three-day event with a slate full of actioners.

Chinese martial arts pic “Wu Xia” closes out the fest, set for next month in Asheville, N.C.

Michael J. Bassett’s “Kane,” which kicks off the fest April 12, stars James Purefoy as a 17th century adventurer who travels the globe vanquishing evil. Screening April 15, the Weinstein Company’s “Wu Xia” (called “Dragon” in English) centers on a martial arts expert (Donnie Yen) who is hunted by a detective and his former master.

Fest’s fight choreographer kudo goes to J.J. Perry, whose recent work includes “Warrior,” “Haywire” and “Underworld: Awakening.” Previously announced award recipients will include stuntman Mickey Gilbert and thesp Gina Carano.

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