LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. distribution company Lightning Entertainment will represent international action thriller "Showdown in Manila" starring and produced by Russian action star Alexander Nevsky at the upcoming Cannes Film Market in May. Deal was negotiated by Lightning's Co-President Joe Dickstein and Nevsky.
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Film was directed by Mark Dacascos ("Cradle 2 The Grave"), produced by Alexander Nevsky and executive produced by Andrzej Bartkowiak ("Romeo Must Die"). It has already been successfully released theatrically in Russia/CIS in February.
Showdown in Manila has "Expendables"- type cast of recognizable action stars: Casper Van Dien, Tia Carrere, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Matthias Hues, Olivier Gruner, Cynthia Rothrock, Robert Madrid, Don "The Dragon" Wilson and Mark Dacascos.
Alexander Nevsky is a former Mr. Universe and an established movie star in Russia. He is based in Los Angeles and his credits include "Moscow Heat," "Undisputed," "Treasure Raiders," "Somewhere," "Black Rose" (which he directed) and the upcoming "Maximum Impact." Nevsky represents Russia as a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
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