By: John M Jerva
The new trailer for the eagerly awaited sci-fi action film Jiu–Jitsu which stars a heavyweight cast of action stars including Alain Moussi, Frank Grillo, JuJu Chan and Tony Jaa along with the one and only Nicolas Cage has finally dropped online and martial arts and action enthusiasts look like they’ll be in for a good time with this one as the footage does not disappoint. Check it out below and get ready for November 20th when the film hits!
JIU JITSU stars the ensemble cast of Alain Moussi(Kickboxer: Retaliation, Kickboxer: Vengeance),Frank Grillo (The Purge: Election Year, Captain America: Civil War), Rick Yune (Alita: Battle Angel, Olympus Has Fallen), Marie Avgeropoulos (“The 100,” 50/50), Juju Chan (“Wu Assassins,” Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny), Tony Jaa (Ong-Bak franchise, Furious 7) and Nicolas Cage (Mandy, National Treasure franchise).The film is co-written by Dimitri Logothetis (Kickboxer: Retaliation, Kickboxer: Vengeance) and Jim McGrath (Kickboxer: Retaliation) and directed by Logothetis.
SYNOPSIS: An ancient order of Jiu Jitsu fighters faces a vicious race of alien invaders in an epic battle for the survival of Earth.
The new trailer was definitely worth the wait as it has everything fans could want and each star looks like they get ample opportunity to showcase their skills in what looks like some top tier and exhilarating fight sequences. Cage looks wonderfully bat shit crazy as usual and this might be one of his best appearances in a film since Mandy. In terms of plot, it’s simple and that’s the way it should be and Moussi is in fine form as is the rest of the cast. In a year where we are starving for new action epics, Jiu-Jitsu has arrived!
Jiu-Jitsu will be released in select cinemas, Digital and VOD on November 20th so check out the fisticuffs below!