By: John M Jerva
Lionsgate Home Entertainment has released the official key art and trailer for the newest fight film Born a Champion which stars Sean Patrick Flanery and Dennis Quad which tells the true story of a former soldier turned fighter who gets a second chance at redemption in the brutal world of full contact fighting. The film will make its debut in select theaters and Digital this January so check out one man’s second shot at opportunity below!
SYNOPSIS: Dennis Quaid (The Day After Tomorrow) and Sean Patrick Flanery (The Boondock Saints) headline this powerful martial arts action film about the love for family and the drive for greatness. After a blood-soaked jujitsu match in Dubai, fighting legend Mickey Kelley (Flanery) falls to superstar Blaine. But years later, an online video proves that Blaine cheated, and the world demands a rematch. Can the aging underdog get back into shape in time to vanquish his foe, get revenge, and claim his prize?
The inspirational mixed martial arts action film, Born a Champion fights its way into select theaters, on Digital, and On Demand January 22 from Lionsgate. The film will also be released on Blu-ray and DVD on January 26. Starring Emmy® winner Sean Patrick Flanery (2010, Outstanding Guest Performer in a Digital Daytime Drama Series, “The Bay”), Katrina Bowden (TV’s “30 Rock,” “The Bold and the Beautiful”), and Golden Globe® nominee Dennis Quaid (2011, Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, The Special Relationship), Born a Champion was directed by Alex Ranarivelo (American Wrestler: The Wizard, The Ride) and was written by Sean Patrick Flanery and Ranarivelo.