The world of mixed martial arts is The in thing right now with many films based on the brutal fighting sport in production or in development. While a lot of these showcase the men, there are some that are also giving the ladies their day as well.
One such MMA sport film that is up and coming is EXCELSIS which hails from a Universal Pictures and Mr. Bravo Entertainment. Anew article courtesy of Cision PR Newswire is bringing the 411 on the new film and has debuted some fantastic first look stills from the film which you can see below!
Official Synopsis: “ finds herself in a melee that shocks the sports world, while leaving the EFC (Excelsis Fighting Championship) in the most tumultuous period of its history. In the aftermath Cassady and seven other female competitors are given an opportunity to fight in a tournament to crown a new champion. Understanding that her big break is at hand, Cassady comes to the realization that it’s not just in another fight, it’s the fight for everything.”
EXCELSIS stars Karlee Rose as the movie’s main protagonist Cassidy Jones And she is joined by Richard Zeppierri as Frank Russo, Andrea Drepaul as Nikki Reed, Kathry Aboya as Alexa Star, Avaah Blackwell as Scarlett Jones and Alex Cruz as John David.
The film is helmed by Jaze Bordeaux and he promises that “the fight scenes left the octagon full of blood, sweat and tears, they were crafted with a few main goals; take the audience on the craziest roller coaster ride, leave them awestruck while doing justice to the sport of MMA.“
Excelsis has the distinct honor of being the first female driven MMA fight film as it is now in post production and will beat out Halle Berry who is aiming at starring in and directing another female centric MMA sport film titled Bruised.
With Excelsis now in the post production stages, expect more details to flow in the near future so keep it locked and loaded right here for more to come!