Paramount has released the first trailer for the martial art action film ‘Jiu Jitsu,’ starring Nicolas Cage in the leading role. The film will be released in select theaters and VOD on November 20.
The trailer shows Cage and Tony Jaa battling with a futuristic alien in a combative suit. Tony Jaa, Frank Grillo, Rick Yune, Marie Avgeropoulos, and JuJu Chan stars alongside martial arts actioner starring Nicolas Cage and Alain Moussi from writer-director-producer Dimitri Logothetis.
Every six years, an ancient order of expert Jiu Jitsu fighters faces a vicious race of alien invaders in a battle for Earth. For thousands of years, the fighters that protect Earth have won… until now. When celebrated war hero Jake Barnes (Alain Moussi) is defeated by Brax, the indomitable leader of the invaders, the future of humanity hangs in the balance. Injured and suffering from amnesia, Jake is rescued by Wylie (Nicolas Cage), Keung, and his team of fellow Jiu Jitsu fighters. They must help Jake to regain his strength in order to band together and defeat Brax in an epic battle that will once again determine the fate of mankind.
Logothetis and Jim McGrath wrote the script based on the comic book, Martin Barab is producing alongside Logothetis.
Jaa starred in the Ong-Bak films, recently, he was seen starring in Monster Hunter alongside Milla Jovovich. His credits also include Furious 7 and xXx: Return of Xander Cage. Grillo has appeared as Brock Rumlow/Crossbones in multiple Marvel pics including Avengers: Endgame. Yune’s recent credits include Alita: Battle Angel, Olympus Has Fallen, and TV’s Prison Break and Marco Polo. Chan appeared in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny has a key role in the Netflix series Wu Assassins.
Marie Avgeropoulos is a regular on CW drama The 100, which premiered its final episodes 3 weeks back. She has also starred in films including Tracers and A Remarkable Life.
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