Lexi Alexander to direct martial arts drama with Blumhouse
Bill and Ted face the music star Alex Winter will join a diverse cast including The wearerby Olunike Adeliyi, Jerry Maguireis Reagan Gomez, and You better call Saulby Julie Ann Emery in absolute dominancea new movie from Punisher: Warzone director Lexi Alexander. Alexander, a former martial artist and stuntman, exploded onto the scene with the acclaimed 2005s Green Street Hooligansand while war zone was not a huge commercial success, Alexander earned praise for its acting direction. She then directed episodes of TV shows like super girl, Arrowand How to escape murder.
absolute dominanceThe cast of will also include performance artist Alok Vaid-Menon, model Désiré Mia and To downloadIt’s Andy Hello. Jennifer Jajeh (Transparent), Juliana Joel (american gigolo), June Carryl (Helstrom), Junes Zahdi (Dog), Laith Ashley (strut), Mario D’Leon (daredevil), Nora Armani (The Blacklist: Redemption), Shawn Moussavi (Preacher) and Patton Oswalt (Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD) completes the cast.
Alexander will produce, along with Jason Blum, John McKeown and Scott Putman. Chris McCumber and Jeremy Gold will serve as executive producers for Blumhouse Television. Ultimate Domination marks Alexandre’s first feature film as a director since the 2010s Surveyand his first action film since Punisher: Warzone two years ago. Winter, who spends most of his time directing and producing, said on Instagram that he’s been waiting years to see what Alexander does next and is excited to be a part of the project.
Alexander was a champion kickboxer before starting her career in show business. She recruited famed martial artist and actor Phil Tan, who appeared in Showdown in Little Tokyo, Batmanand lethal weaponto oversee the fight choreography.
Here is the official synopsis of the film, which is already in production:
“It is the year 2085 AD and the world has been destroyed by religious warfare. Desperate to save humanity, world government forces are holding a thrilling and limitless martial arts tournament. The last fighter standing wins Absolute Dominion for once.”
The film is set to debut on Netflix. There is no release date set at this point.