Action movie fans, take note. ITN has acquired North American distribution rights to the star-studded Showdown in Manila. No doubt, fans of the genre will recognize stars like Alexander Nevsky (Black Rose), Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers, Sleepy Hollow), Tia Carrere (True Lies, Wayne’s World), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Hachi: A Dog’s Tale, Memoirs of a Geisha), Matthias Hues (Kickboxer 2: The Road Back, Mission of Justice, Black Rose), Don “The Dragon” Wilson (Bloodfist, Out for Blood, Cyber Tracker), Cynthia Rothrock (Above the Law, China O’Brien, No Retreat, No Surrender 3), Olivier Gruner (Velocity Trap, Nemesis), and more.
Showdown in Manila marks the directorial debut of Mark Dacascos (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Hawaii Five-0) with a screenplay by Craig Hamann (My Best Friend’s Birthday, Boogie Boy).
ITN will release the film in theaters January 19, 2018, with a Digital and On Demand release to follow on January 23, 2018.
Showdown in Manila Synopsis:
The film follows private detectives Nick (Alexander Nevsky) and Charlie (Casper Van Dien) who live and work in Manila. A murder investigation leads them to the jungle camp of an international terrorist called The Wrath. Not trusting the police, Nick and Charlie assembly a team of daredevils to walk straight into the Wrath’s lair and fight an army of his goons.
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