**Press Release** 1/7/2019

Bad Boys for Life

2019 is off to a crazy start as, 5150 Action can official announce that Mike Gunther and his action team have signed on to the action-packed franchise Bad Boys.  This film will be the third installment in the Bad Boys franchise and between us, it is going to blow you away.  Mike Gunther is set to Second Unit direct bringing audience members around the world to the action-packed streets of Miami alongside our heroes, Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett.  Filming begins with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence mid-January and will conclude in April.  Keep a close on the 5150 Action news page for updates from the set of Bad Boys For Life.


**Press Release** 12/21/2018

Bumblebee 12/21/2018

With an exciting close out to 2018, Bumblebee scored a 94% overall review from Rotten Tomatoes. Hailee Steinfield and John Cena, both leads in this action-packed heart felt story about a young girl and her new-found friend Bumblebee.  This is 5150 Actions 3rd Transformers film to date and with the success of this movie on the rise, Paramount Pictures and All Spark productions plan to continue the franchise. Mike Gunther directed second unit on this project, bringing to life the action-packed sequences that blew audiences away.  Mike with his 5150 Action team continue to deliver the highest quality of action across the film industry with more projects planned for 2019.  Stay tuned for what’s next for Mike Gunther and his 5150 Action team.


**Press Release** 12/10/2018

Rogue Warfare 2018

The Rogue Warfare Trilogy is in its final stages of post-production.  Mike Gunther (Director, writer and producer) lead the charge on this action-packed trilogy in 2018.  All three films were shot in 45 days for a budget that has Hollywood’s top brass wondering how it could be done.  In the final stages now, music, VFX and mixing are left to complete before delivery in March 2019.  This project is the first 100% original and fully owned project from 5150 Action Productions.  With 2019 here, 5150 Action Productions has two new projects slatted for this year.  A Violent Land (Written By: Mike Gunther and Mike Berhman) and Smash (Written By: Mike Gunther and Andrew DeCesare) will continue the success of 5150 Action Productions.  A Violent Land is slated to begin production in the summer with Smash to follow in late 2019.


**Press Release** 8/02/2018

Deadline Article Just Released!!

Another feature trilogy, The Rogue Warfare Trilogy, financed by Ingenious and sold worldwide by Highland Film Group and 5150 Action Productions is in the midst of production, with stunt coordinator turned director Mike Gunther filming all three movies at the same time. Will Yun Lee is headlining what is a multi-national, special forces action/drama. We now know that the first of these three films will be released in March 2019 and conversations have begun with a major studio for theatrical release around March 2019. Read the full Article…

**Press Release** 06/19/2018

The massive production on Rogue Warfare, Rogue Warfare: The Hunt, and Rogue Warfare: Death of a Nation, has come to an end. It has been an eventful 9 weeks for Mike Gunther, the 5150 Crew, the entire cast, and production who all deserve a standing ovation for their commitment and hard work. A new precedence has been set in the action film genre with the production of all three movies being shot simultaneously. Director Mike Gunther in company with producers / writers Andrew DeCesare and Michael Day have proven to be a force to be reckoned with. Viewers will follow alongside the black special opt group that consist of elite military experts from around the world. They are coming together for one purpose: to capture the vicious Supreme Leader. The Rogue Warfare Trilogy is set to be release in early 2019. Go rogue and keep an eye for more details by following us on instagram: @roguewarfaremovie and @5150action

**Press Release** 06/12/2018

It has now come down to the wire, with only two weeks left of filming the Rogue Warfare trilogy, Mike Gunther and the 5150 crew has been going at it hard. Filming will continue and will end at Blue Cloud Movie Ranch, and the pressure is on to execute all combat and dialogue heavy scenes while filming in and out of all three films concurrently. Jermaine Love (as pictured above) is part of the elite undercover squad simply known as Project Rogue. Love, along with his fellow cast members and the rest of 5150, have done an outstanding job thus far handling the extensive dialogue and special effects as well as jumping between films within the trilogy. The professionalism and grind from everyone at 5150 have proven successful in finishing Rogue War the trilogy. Meet the rest of the cast by following us on instagram @roguewarfaremovie and @5150crew.

**Press Release** 06/05/2018

The 5150 crew and Mike Gunther have been keeping busy with their current major project, Rogue Warfare Trilogy. Doing a full company move to The Blue Cloud Movie Ranch in Santa Clarita from Polsa Rosa Movie Ranch, the set designs vary from war-torn villages, third world town interiors, to jagged caves and harsh tunnels. A majority of the large-scale explosions have been scheduled to take place at this new location. Production crew is amped and ready to take all action-packed blowouts to the next level. Director Mike Gunther is settled in and ready to pull the trigger. Get a glimpse at all the on-set explosions by following us on Instagram: @roguewarfaremovie and @5150action.

**Press Release** 05/29/2018

FIRE IN THE HOLE! Live-fire weapons and explosives have taken over the set of Rogue Warfare trilogy. The focus this week has been on the third installment of the trilogy, Rogue Warfare: The Death of a Nation. The 5150 Action crew has been putting in major man power to create the most dynamic fight and action sequences specifically for scenes involving in-field combat. It wouldn’t be a Mike Gunther production without rounds of bullets, gunpowder, and plenty of squibs going off. The entire cast is cleared hot and happy to pull the trigger. Shooting three action films simultaneously, each cast member was required to have extensive weaponry training with the 5150 core team which also includes in-field combat. Expect to see Bertnard-Xavier Corbi (pictured above) toss a few grenades in anticipation of demolishing their enemy. Don’t miss out on all the fun happening on-set with the crew by following us on Instagram: @roguewarfaremovie and @5150action.

**Press Release** 05/22/2018

Production on the highly-anticipated Rogue Warfare trilogy has been moving forward with Director Mike Gunther as the driving force behind it. The 5150 Action team has also been putting in work! This week Gunther and the Action team have choreographed several elaborate chases involving dirt bikes, dune buggies, and flying ammo. The intensity will only increase as filming continues and with only 5 more weeks to go, the special effects crew is gearing up for some highly explosive scenes. This is Gunther’s second original content project and with three films being shot simultaneously, he is breaking all the molds when it comes to your standard action film production. Gunther and the 5150 Action team know how to deliver on all fronts: Action, drama, and danger! Be the first to know what’s happening on set by following us on Instagram: @roguewarfaremovie and @5150action.

**Press Release** 05/15/2018

It has been a dynamic month for Mike Gunther and the 5150 Action team as they have continued filming three movies simultaneously, The Rogue Warfare trilogy. Audiences will watch in suspense as they follow alongside a highly skilled black ops team as they set off on a dangerous mission to capture one of the world’s most menacing leaders, played by up and coming actor, Essam Ferris. Will Yun Lee is the principle lead and commands the untouchable team that includes a deadly long range sniper and an expert combat knife maven. Will this team be able to complete their mission and capture the Supreme Leader? Stay tuned! Look for Rogue Warfare, Rogue Warfare: The Hunt, and Rogue Warfare: Death of a Nation, to hit the big screen early 2019. In the meantime, get your action fix by following us on Instagram: @roguewarfaremovie and @5150action.

**Press Release** 05/08/2018

The dust is far from settled on the set of the Rogue Warfare Trilogy. Only a few weeks into production and the rush is felt throughout set. Filming is taking place at the 100-year-old, Polsa Rosa Movie Ranch where passerby’s are sure to catch a glimpse of production as the ranch spans across 750-acres along the Santa Clara river. Explosions and gunpowder are flowing into the desert mountains of Acton recreating a perfect ambience of the war torn Middle East. The production team has assembled multiple sets throughout the Ranch including a villager’s market, military hangars, and an elaborate intel base of operations. Mike Gunther, who is directing the trilogy, is covering all angles including drone aerial shots of the rugged exterior. You can see more of what’s happening on-set by following us on Instagram: @roguewarfaremovie and @5150action.

**Press Release** 05/01/2018

Rogue Warfare: The Hunt, has officially kicked off with production now into the second week of filming. The Rogue Warfare Trilogy is an ambitious project where all three films are in production simultaneously. Gunther and his production team have designed a shooting schedule that allows filming to move in and out of each film as this nine-week shooting schedule progresses. The second installment in the Rogue Warfare Trilogy has Mike Gunther in true form, the action has been nothing but top notch and non-stop. This will be Gunther’s and 5150 Action’s first fully produced in-house project. The film crew has stepped up to the plate, taking on scenes with heavy ammunition, explosions, and multiple in-field combat sequences. Will Yun Lee (as pictured above) and the rest of the leading cast has had extensive tactical firearm training with the 5150 Action core stunt team in preparation for their military roles. Get to know the entire Rogue crew by following us on Instagram: @roguewarfaremovie and @5150action.

**Press Release** 04/24/2018

Project Rogue is officially a green light! It has been an explosive first week for Mike Gunther and the 5150 Action production team as filming has begun for the Rogue Warfare Trilogy: Rogue Warfare, Rogue Warfare: The Hunt, and Rogue Warfare: Death of a Nation. 5150 Action has partnered with Ingenious and Highland Film Group to shoot the trilogy simultaneously. The films are set to be released in early 2019. Gunther is directing, co-writing, and co-producing this military action drama alongside writers/producers Andrew DeCesare and Michael Day. Supporting actors, Fernando Chien and Rory Markham (as seen above) join the Armed forces led by Stephen Lang and Will Yun Lee. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram to keep up with all on-set action: @roguewarfaremovie and @5150action.

**Press Release** 10/4/2017 Los Angeles


Bumblebee is just over half way finished, with Mike Gunther wrapping up a massive week of 2nd Unit directing in Mammoth California. The past seven weeks have been mixed with lots of action and a ton of travel. The Bumblebee project has already filmed in seven different cities in the state of California. Mike Gunther and his 5150 Action team returned to Los Angeles Sunday for the final six weeks of filming. The month of October is going to be one for the record books with Mike Gunther designing pivotal action sequences for main unit while simultaneously directing 2nd unit. Bumblebee is set to release in 2018 with Hailee Steinfeld starring in the project.

**Press Release** 7/3/2017    ITALY BOYS

Mike Gunther and his production team at 5150 Action have just inked a deal to acquire Italy Boys from Frank Roche. This project is an Italian mob picture with the backdrop of Detroit. Italy Boys is set to star Ethan Hawke, Tom Sizemore, Frank Vincent, Mike Starr and many more. Mike Gunther and Frank Roche along with 5150 Action’s Production team will begin shopping the project to major studios this fall with production expected to begin mid 2018 with release in early 2019. This is very exciting news as Mike Gunther and 5150 Action have continued to push the needle forward on original content.

**Press Release** 6/9/2017     Bumblebee

Bumblebee 2017

With Transformers: The Last Knight on the horizon of hitting theaters June 21st, Mike Gunther has signed on to Second Unit Direct the first Transformers spin off to date; Bumblebee. Travis Knight, Academy Award Nominee: “Kubo and the Two Stings,” is set to direct. Bumblebee will be shot entirely in California with production to start late July. Hailee Steinfeld will lead the cast, more details on additional cast to come soon. This will be the first Transformers film without Michael Bay at the wheel, but he won’t be far, as Bay is locked in to produce. Gunther and his 5150 Action team have begun prepping, designing and formulating action sequences that will give this spin off the traditional heart pound movie going experience that the Transformers franchise is known to deliver. Bumblebee will hit theaters summer 2018. Stay tuned for more details and exciting news to come.

**Press Release** April 2017    ROGUE WARFARE

Mike Gunther and the 5150 Action production team are currently prepping the Rogue Warfare Trilogy. Sung Kang and Stephen Lang are set to star in this well-crafted military action drama. Shooting is set to begin end of June, early July with all three projects being shot simultaneously. This will be the second original content film for Mike Gunther. Gunther set to direct and produce along with writers/producers Andrew DeCesare and Michael Day. This will be 5150 Action’s first production as an up and coming film production house. Mike Gunther said, “From page 1 to 90, you can expect full a full-on action experience.” You can expect to see these three films to hit screens in early 2018.

**Press Release** 8/9/16       Transformers 5

With the finals days of filming in Detroit fast approaching. Mike Gunther and his 5150 Action team are getting ready to hop the pond and shoot in her majesties backyard. With just over eight weeks left of principle photograph in the United Kingdom, we thought it might be nice to give you little glimpse into the action.

Click below and buckle up, the Autobots are back!

**Press Release** 7/18/16        Star Trek BEYOND

Star Trek Beyond In Theaters Friday July 22nd

It’s finally here! Star Trek Beyond hits theaters this Friday. Mike Gunther and his 5150 Action team could not be more proud of a project. We traveled the globe and went to the depths of space to bring you BEYOND! This film is more than just another installment of a fantastic franchise, it’s a film made with passion and heart. Justin Lin, Paramount Pictures and the entire cast of Star Trek Beyond, congrats on a great shoot and job well done. Make sure you see Star Trek this Friday, in theaters everywhere!

**Press Release** 2/11/16      Turtle Power

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

5150 Action and Mike Gunther have returned from New York City. The past two weeks have been spent along side producer Andrew Form and the crew of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. Mike Gunther directed the lasted version of films final battle with Megan Fox and Will Arnet. Turtles is looking great and with the help of Mike and the 5150 Action team the 3rd act battle is going to look fantastic. Out of the Shadows hits theaters June 3rd.

**Press Release** 1/25/16      Silent Kill

Mike Gunther and Andrew DeCesare have been working over the past year developing an amazing project titled Silent Kill. This project is the new age Karate Kid Meets Born on the 4th of July. Get ready to be blow away by the content and acting in this upcoming drama. In talks with a major actor, this project is going to take Hollywood by surprise and of course dazzle its audience. Stay tuned for more details.

**Press Release** 1/22/16       New Projects, New Writers, Same Mission.

Two up and coming writers have been working closely with Mike Gunther over the past few months. Andrew DeCesare and Mike Day just finished Rogue Warfare, an up and coming film about the world’s most elite black opt team. Get ready to drop in and go dark as we join this team on a mission that brings the world closer than ever to mass destruction. This action packed script is being developed and is looking to begin filming at the end of the year.

**Press Release** 1/4/16     Happy New Year from 5150 Action!

This year is going to bigger and better than ever. Action director Mike Gunther and his 5150 Action team will be taking on some of the biggest projects in Hollywood. Of course, everything is on the hush, hush. Expect big things coming your way.

**Press Release**  9/10/15    New Poster for Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

New poster for Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse. Director Chris Landon teamed up with Mike Gunther and 5150 Action over a year ago. Get ready for a wild, hilarious and horrifying film. We will be seeing you in theaters this October.

**Press Release**  9/5/15    Star Trek Beyond Filming

Almost four months in filming, “Star Trek Beyond.” The cast and crew could not be more amazing. Lots of surprises and epic 5150 Action for Trek fans around the world. Two more weeks in Vancouver than the team is off to finish in Dubai.

**Press Release** 9/1/15    @5150Action – 85K + Followers

@5150Action has passed 80 thousand followers. Thank you to all for your support and interest in what we do. Creating a unique movie going experience intermixed with wild action is what makes every day on set a fantastic. Keep following us and check out what’s coming up from 5150 Action.

**Press Release**  6/2/15    Entourage

Ari is back at it, alongside his team of Hollywood’s most elite. Entourage hits theaters June 5th and is expected to be a huge success. Mike Gunther lead the charge on second unit and his team helped bring the action alive in this sure hit movie. Expect a wild ride with lots of laughs, and of course some of 5150 Actions closest friends; Mark Wahlberg

**Press Release**  10/27/14  OUIJA TAKES #1

Ouija hits a home run over the weekend, pulling in just over 20 million to take the number one box office slot. Mike Gunther leading 5150 Action teamed up with Blumhouse and Platinum Dunes to bring Stiles Whites horror and terrifying film to life. With girls hanging from banisters and terror lurking at every corner; Ouija is expected to be a top box office contender for weeks to come.

Ouija the Movie - 5150 Action



**Press Release**  10/10/14    Justin Lin and Mike Gunther Lock and Load with “Bullitt”

Justin Lin and 5150 Action Lock and Load with "Bullitt"
Bullitt is a branded entertainment production company that is set up to bring creative series to companies and agencies around the world. Justin Lin, Anthony Rusoo, Joe Russo along with Mike Gunther’s 5150 Action have been working over the summer shooting top secret episodes set to release next year. Set to take over and set a new bench mark for advertising. This new style of storytelling and camera style help fuses the direct relationship between the filmmaker, the advertising company and the consumer. The leaps and bounds made in camera technology and filmmaking will truly leave audience members in awe.

**Press Release**  10/05/2014   Man Down Update

5150 ACTION and Man Down Update
Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara and Gary Oldman sign on to shoot Dito Montiel’s upcoming film, “Man Down.” Mike Gunther and 5150 Action have been asked by Dito and producers to bring this post Afghanistan war film to life. The film follows Shia’s character as he comes to terms with his past while searching for his family. Most of the film will be shot in New Orleans, leaving the hard hitting heavy military action sequences to Mike Gunther and his team in Los Angeles. The film is set to release in 2015 and expected to be an award contender.

**Press Release** 9/15/2014   Hollywood Adventures

"So In Love"

Mike Gunther and director Tim Kendall team up to do a Chinese funded monumental film, “So In Love.” The movie is set in Los Angeles following a man searching for his sweetheart in the heart of Hollywood. Massive action sequences on are rumored to be shot over the next few months. Mike Gunther will be heading up the action as well as second unit directing. Justin Lin and his team are executive producing and this film is expected to be the front runner in the Chinese box office in 2015.

**Press Release**  9/1/2014


Mike Gunther, interview featured on IMDB and Collider Magazine. Find out what it takes to bring high speed, explosive action to the screen. Exclusive interview with Mike Gunther and Michael Bay on the set of Transformers 4.
Link to article below.

**Press Release**  9/18/2014  Purge 2 Anarchy

Purge 2 Anarchy

Purge 2 Anarchy cross 100 million box office worldwide this past weekend. Mike Gunther and his 5150 Action team delivered heart pounding action though out the film. The massive subway battle was shot and designed by Mike Gunther and left Purge fans at the edge of their seats during the film. Gunther continues to team up with Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes and Blumhouse delivering excellent movies and top box office ticket sales.

**Press Release** 7/29/14  RUNNER


Project Runner a 5150 Production, Mike Gunther’s projected new feature will be shooting a pick up day after signing Avatar’s Stephen Lang will be starring as, “Ivan.” Lang will be traveling from New York to Los Angeles to shoot his role. “I love the idea and I really think Mike Gunther and 5150 Action are on the cutting edge of film,” Lang said. Justin Lin, director for the franchise “Fast and Furious” is weighing in as Executive Producer. Mike Gunther, Justin Lin, and Steven Lang, you do the math, it’s going to be a hit.
This project is set to release in short form and web-isodes this fall.

**Press Release** 7/14/14  DUEL EFFECT

Lionsgate Duel Effect

Lionsgate and MGM have closed a deal with Mike Gunther to direct their upcoming action film, Duel Effect. Cast is still a mystery, but rumors have been circulating Los Angeles and it’s going to be good. The movie is set to begin production and principle photography early 2015. This will be the second time Mike Gunther has teamed up with Lionsgate Films. Setup was shot in 2011 starring Bruce Willis. Everyone at Lionsgate and MGM are very excited to have Gunther directing for them again.

**Press Release**  7/3/14  FAST & FURIOUS THE RIDE

Fast & Furious Ride
Universal Studios has announced they will be adding an additional ride to their theme parks next summer. Fast and Furious the Ride is an action packed virtual tram ride that will be added on the studio tour. Mike Gunther and his 5150 Action team designed the action thrills at every second of this ride. Mike brings his expertise having worked on many of the Fast and Furious franchise films. The ride is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood, Summer 2015.

**Press Release**  6/24/14

Variety Ad "Thank You"

A full page “Thank You” can be found in this week’s issue of Variety. Mike Gunther thanks Michael Bay and crew for an amazing wild ride. Make sure you pick up your copy and check out Transformers 4 ‘Age of Extinction,” in theaters this Friday!