Exclusive: Martial Arts-Action Star Michael Jai White Talks THE COMMANDO & More on The Action Fix Podcast!

By: John M Jerva

Michael Jai White is a bona fide bad ass and a legit one at that. The action and martial arts superstar holds black belts in several different disciplines and has been one of the biggest draws in the action genre for years commanding a legion of fans. Whether he’s delivering a devastating side kick or nailing a dramatic scene, Jai White is one of the best actors in the industry who is a threat behind the camera also having directed the second and third Never Back Down sequels and the soon to be released The Outlaw Johnny Black. From films like Falcon Rising to the ensemble epic Triple Threat, fans always know what they’re going to get when Jai White hits the screen and that’s no holds barred action and fight sequences combined with a great story.

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Michael is back in the new action-drama The Commando and he reunites with Mickey Rourke in the story of an elite DEA agent who is suffering from PTSD who must do what he does best when criminals invade his home looking for three million in stolen money. Filled with gripping drama and the action that White is known for, The Commando has it all for genre fans.

In this exclusive interview for Action-Flix, Jai White stops by The Action Fix Podcast for the first time to talk about the new movie as well as training, working in front of and behind the camera and how he keeps the action relevant and exciting today. It’s Michael Jai White on this episode of The Action Fix Podcast! Enjoy!

In this edge-of-your-seat crime thriller, an elite DEA agent (White) returns home after a failed mission when his family makes an unexpected discovery in their house – a stash of money worth $3 million,” reads the official synopsis. “They soon face the danger and threat of a newly released criminal (Rourke) and his crew who will do whatever it takes to retrieve the money – including kidnap the agent’s daughters. Stakes are high and lives are at risk in this head-to-head battle as the agent stops at nothing to protect his family against the money-hungry criminals.

The Commando wages war on January 7th when Saban Films will unleash the action-thriller that will surely satisfy genre fans with its combination of armed and unarmed close quarters combat. Happy New Year Action-Flix faithful!

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