Acclaimed motion director Dimitri Logothetis, identified for ‘Jiu Jitsu‘ and ‘Kickboxer: Retaliation,’ is getting ready to direct his upcoming tasks, ‘Kickboxer: Armageddon‘ and ‘Flying Shadow,’ set to be filmed in Mississippi and Malta.
‘Armageddon’ culminates the reboot trilogy of the famed ‘Kickboxer’ sequence. The unique 1989 movie showcased Jean-Claude Van Damme as Kurt Sloane, a person who immerses himself in Muay Thai to hunt vengeance for his brother. Whereas Van Damme appeared in later films like ‘Kickboxer: Vengeance’ and Kickboxer: Retaliation, he was absent in a number of others, shifting the narrative to Kurt’s sibling, David, performed by Sasha Mitchell.
In Logothetis’ imaginative and prescient, jiu-jitsu grasp Alain Moussi steps into Sloane’s sneakers. In Armageddon, a devastating explosion aimed toward Sloane ends in the tragic lack of his spouse and baby. Consumed by grief, Kurt dives deep into Malaysia’s clandestine combat circuits, coaching to confront and get rid of the mastermind, Cesare, the dual of Grasp Durand. The screenplay is a collaboration between Logothetis and Jim McGrath, the brains behind the unique reboot. Producers Joel Shapiro and Rob Hickman have additionally partnered with Logothetis for the trilogy finale.
Up to now, Kickboxer has ignited the Hollywood careers of MMA stars, together with “Guardians of the Galaxy” star Dave Bautista. This time will likely be no completely different, as producers are at present assembly with and casting a number of the greatest MMA stars from the UFC and different organizations.
The plot of Flying Shadow revolves round Travis Rawls, a former Black Ops agent, and Ling, head of a Chinese language personal safety unit, racing towards time to thwart impending catastrophe after the legendary sword, Flying Shadow, is pilfered, inserting the President’s life in jeopardy.
Each scripts had been finalized earlier than the strikes in Hollywood started, and now every goals to safe a SAG-AFTRA Interim Settlement, with aspirations to begin manufacturing in January.