CAGEFIGHTER: WORLDS COLLIDE Review: Against All Odds, Hearty MMA Drama That Keeps Fan Service On Its Toes
As a few of my contributors might or might not posit in any conversation about MMA in cinema, the start of the new millennium into the early 2010s was an interesting point in time for the genre. Actors and professional athletes were courted to spotlight a number of directors and producers for their endeavors, and while some have fallen into direct-to-video obscurity, others have certainly paid off in their own way.
Following an exclusive Canadian premiere back in May, the official U.S. trailer for upcoming MMA drama, Cagefighter, is now online. Screen Media acquired the new martial arts drama for distribution back in August and will release the film in select theaters and on-demand October 9.
The progress made on director Jesse Quiñones’s upcoming new fight thriller, Cagefighter: Worlds Fighter, asserts a major case in point for the effort made toward its development and evident production dating back to 2014.
CAGEFIGHTER: WORLDS COLLIDE Trailer Gets Alex Montagnani And Jon Moxley Ready To Rumble For FITE In May!
Having directed two cagefighting documentaries on top of narrative coming-of-age drama, Calloused Hands, it wouldn’t be wrong to presume that martial arts and sport fighting have had some form of impact on the life and efforts of filmmaker Jesse Quiñones.
CAGEFIGHTER: UK MMA Fighter Alex Montagnani Replaces Josh Herdman For November Shoot, White Also Out
January and May saw developments for MMA sports drama, Cagefighter which hadn’t yet come to pass. A new Deadline report now clarifies its return to schedule with cameras set to roll in Saskatchewan on November with Jesse Quinones (Calloused Hands) writing and directing.