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From a critically acclaimed feat in psychedelis art house horror film Mandy Nicolas Cage returns to the niche of action films that many fans love him for. Jiu Jitsu is a martial arts sci-fi indie film written and directed by Dimitri Logothetis, the filmmaker behind the restart of the Kickboxer franchise.
Jiu Jitsu will star Alain Moussi; The actor and stuntman previously played in Logothetis & # 39; K9 (19459010) Kickboxer (19459011) and Kickboxer (19459011) Kickboxer: Retribution (19459011). He currently plays Batman in DC's Titans and worked as a stunt coordinator for the X-Men films as well as for the suicide squad and Shazam! The DCEU .
"Having successfully reintroduced a new generation of martial arts fans with the sixth and seventh entries in the Kickboxer Kickboxer series, we set off with a sci-fi martial arts franchise that could bring same kind of intensity and longevity into a new arena, "said Logothetis The Hollywood Reporter .
Cage plays Wylie, a minor character who supports Moussi's hero on his journey. At least we can take that from the official summary of the movie, which honestly sounds pretty wild. Based on a comic book by Logothetis and Jim McGrath Jiu Jitsu tells the story of an epic conflict between humans and extraterrestrials:
"Every six years, an old order of Jiu Jitsu fighters faces a fearsome alien Invader in a battle for the earth, "it says in the plot summary. "When the war hero and Master Jiu Jitsu fighter Jake Barnes (Moussi) refuses to face the invincible leader of the invader Brax, the future of humanity is bound up."
"Hurt and suffer from severe amnesia, Jake is captured by a military force that has come to the planet and is being rescued by Wylie (Cage) and a team of Jiu-Jitsu fighters who must help him Regain memory and regain its strength for an epic battle that redefines fate of humanity. "
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