Extreme Sports Takes The Stage In The New Trailer For Hostage Thriller, URBAN GAMES
Set in the world of hang gliding, motorcycle racing, parkour and other feats of extreme sports action, Urban Games is co-directed by Peng Zhang (not to be confused with the action choreographer of the same name who worked on Wrath Of Vajra and Ninja Assassin) and also marks the co-directorial debut of Hollywood stunt professional Bob Brown, who also worked on director Jay Sun’s 2013 pan-Asian heist thriller, Switch starring Andy Lau, as well as sharing credits in such films as Fire Down Below, Babylon A.D. and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Brown also wrote the film which is set to release on May 16 in China, starring lead actor Shawn Dou as an extreme sports enthusiast who partakes in nightly thrills as an urban freerunner to help coping with the loss of his brother, and is forced back into the fray of extreme sports when his sister is kinapped. Michelle Chen, Ashton Chen, Ye Qing, Zhou Weitong and South Korean singer and actor Kim Jun-ho (a.k.a. Juno) round out the cast.
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