By: John M Jerva
While we wait for more 411 from some of Alexander Nevsky’s future projects including Assault on Rio Bravo and the just recently announced Savage Attack, we’ve got the skinny on Nevsky’s inaugural film debut Moscow Heat. First released back in 2004, Nevsky made a name for himself in the realm of action with the thriller which had him starring alongside Michael York and Highlander’s Adrien Paul.
We’ve got some exciting news in that ITN Distribution has reissued the film and it is now streaming on the successful Tubi service as we speak. Check out the new key art and details below!
ITN Distribution has just re-released the action film Moscow Heat which was Russian bodybuilder turned action star Alexander Nevsky’s inaugural film role. Moscow Heat is now officially available to stream in the US and Canada on FOX Entertainment’s Tubi and on AVOD https://youtu.be/GpNbF9l4U8o
Moscow Heat was a theatrical hit in Russia back in 2004 (it grossed $1.1M) and was sold to more than 30 countries. Universal released it in the US in a limited theatrical run and on DVD in 2005 (and was subsequently sold to CineMax).
Nevsky has since gone on to star, produce, and even direct a number of popular films, including Black Rose, which was an official sequel to Moscow Heat, and films such as Showdown in Manila, Maximum Impact, and the forthcoming western Assault on Rio Bravo. He has just signed on to star in the action film Savage Attack, to be directed be award-winning filmmaker Joe Cornet. ITN has also just released Nevsky’s Red Prophecies, which is also available to stream NOW.
Moscow Heat Synopsis:
Doing an illegal weapons deal in New York, a ruthless arm dealer murders an undercover cop. Roger Chambers (Michael York), the father of the slain officer, decides to hunt down the killer who has fled to Russia. With the help of a dedicated Moscow police captain Vlad (Alexander Nevsky), Roger weaves his way through the deadly labyrinth of the Russian underworld. Their investigation puts them on a collision course with a black market operation to sell a nuclear device to international terrorists…
Director: Jeff Celentano
Producers: Alexander Nevsky and Alexander Izotov
Starring: Michael York, Alexander Nevsky, Adrian Paul, Joanna Pacula, Andrew Divoff, Richard Tyson, Robert Madrid
Writers: Alexander Nevsky and Robert Madrid