Over the weekend, mostly bearded fans of the action genre and other luminaries of the film blogosphere traveled to North Carolina for the first ever Actionfest. The buzz — as far as we can tell from The Twitter — was red hot for several of Actionfest’s events, including Chuck Norris attending the closing ceremony to receive a lifetime achievement award. Also in that ceremony, Isaac Florentine, who also recently directed the high-flying direct-to-DVD film Ninja, was honored with the festival’s Best Director award for his work on Undisputed III. Needless to say, our interest was piqued.
This morning we have the first trailer for Undisputed III, which stars martial artist Scott Adkins. It was sent over to us by the folks at one of the many Scott Adkins fan sites. Adkins, as you might recall, has starred in more than a few fun direct-to-DVD martial arts films, and was also featured as the final Weapon XI in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Despite the poor crafting of that character, he did kick some serious ass. And as you will see in the trailer below, Adkins continues to show off his many high kicks and devastating jabs in Undisputed III, which is due out on DVD and Blu-ray later this year.