While action star Michael Jai White’s camraderie with fellow Universal Soldier: The Return star Jean-Claude Van Damme is no secret, what remains to be seen is if White’s latest venture can hold a candle to its predecessor from director Peter Hyams. Enter Dallas Jackson with Welcome To Sudden Death, the latest revisal of a Die Hard-plot that brings White together with actor and comedian Gary Owen with a DVD and Digital release coming September 29.
Jesse Freeman (Michael Jai White, Black Dynamite) is a former special forces officer and explosives expert now working a regular job as a security guard in a state-of-the-art basketball arena. Trouble erupts when a tech-savvy cadre of terrorists kidnap the team’s owner and Jesse’s daughter during opening night. Facing a ticking clock and impossible odds, it’s up to Jesse to not only save them, but also a full house of fans in this high-charged action thriller.
Also starring are Michael Eklund, Sabryn Rock, Anthony Grant, Nakai Takawira, Lyric Justice, Gillian White and Maresse Crump.