Action/thriller SHOWDOWN IN MANILA starring international action star Alexander Nevsky will be released on DVD by Sony Home Entertainment on March 6th, a Netflix premiere will follow in April. Written by Craig Hamann (Boogie Boy), the film was directed by Mark Dacascos (Cradle 2 the Grave). Nevsky stars in the Expendables-esque actioner along with Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers), Tia Carrere (True Lies), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (47 Ronin), Cynthia Rothrock (Guardian Angel), Matthias Hues (Dark Angel), Olivier Gruner (Nemesis), Don “The Dragon” Wilson (Bloodfist), Robert Madrid (Half Past Dead 2) and Dacascos. ITN Distribution released Showdown in Manila in theaters and on Video-On-Denand on January 23, 2018.
Private detectives Nick and Charlie live and work in Manila. A murder investigation leads them to the jungle camp of an international terrorist called The Wrath. Not trusting the police, Nick and Charlie assembly a team of daredevils to walk straight into the Wrath’s lair and fight an army of his goons.
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 and the upcoming Maximum Impact. Nevsky represents Russia as a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Showdown in Manila is produced by Nevsky through his production company Hollywood Storm and is executive produced by Andrzej Bartkowiak (Romeo Must Die).
Showdown in Manila is a theatrical box office hit in Russia/CIS, film’s foreign rights sold to 26 countries already by CineTel Films.