Country / Region: USA
Genre: Action / Romance
Burlington, Vermont, USA
Hilo, Hawaii, USA
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Production costs: $ 2,500,000 (estimated)
Release Date: USA 1 July 2011
Plot: Young Maleek meets Young Darius in a foster home that Maleek is forced to go to after his mother abandons him for another man. Maleek is fast to find out that Darius is not only a true friend but also the brother he never really had. Young Jada could be Maleek's first love until Maleek wakes up to see his world coming to an end and everything is changing with a surprise goodbye. Fifteen years later Maleek & Darius are putting everything into ending their Golden Gloves novice competition and entering into the professional boxing ring, when Jada comes back into Maleek's life bringing Page with her. Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas when one unfortunate incident happens where Maleek is forced to defend the honor of his blood brother Darius and fight the number one AFL contender Ronin Kage .
Plot Keywords: Mutant, Prequel, Sequel, Superhero Team, Marvel
Taglines:When it's not about a girl, but all about a friend!
Fabio May is in training for this film and to get into fighting shape he has to loose up to 30 pounds for the film.
The script idea came from Norman watching the UFC fights with his father. Norman looked over at his father and said there is a film script somewhere here.
The boxing training will be done by Vermont boxing coach Bill Lefebvre of Bantom Boxing in Winooski Vermont.
BJ Penn will be doing the MMA cage fight training, and will also choreograph the fight fight scenes.
MMA Cage fighting will be done in Hilo Hawaii at BJ Penn's gym.
|Norman F. May|
Norman F. May written by
|Louis Gossett Jr.|
|Kate del Castillo|
|John 'Beef' Wellington|
Frances Fisher ... Sister Mary (rumored)
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Buddy
Omari Hardwick ... Darius
Lark Voorhies ... Dawn
Kate del Castillo ... Jada
Gina Lynn ... Beautiful girl
Tzi Ma ... Brian
Jazsmin Lewis ... Page
Marcello Thedford ... Tim
Bobby Valentino ... Tony
B.J. Penn ... Himself
Travis Knight ... Jim brooks
Stephan Bonnar ... Himself
Frank Mir ... Ronin Kage
Fatman Scoop ... Ring Walk Singer
'Big' John McCarthy ... Himself
Fabio May ... Maleek
John 'Beef' Wellington ... Fight announcer
Robert Drysdale ... Himself
Maley May .... associate producer
Norman F. May .... producer
Robert Rangel .... producer
James R. Rosenthal .... producer
John 'Beef' Wellington .... executive producer
Zman .... associate producer
Original Music by
Darius Deezle Harrison
Norman F. May
Elizabeth Gallegos .... key hair & make-up
B.J. Penn .... fight choreographer
Billy Lefebvre .... boxing trainer
Karen A. May .... assistant script supervisor
B.J. Penn .... martial arts trainer
* Mayfam Productions
* Synergetic Distribution (2011) (worldwide) (theatrical)
* Synergetic Distribution (2011) (worldwide) (DVD)
* Lee & Kaufman production legal