Dolph Lundgren, Ron Perlman, Peter Weller Join Cast of SKIN TRADE
SC Films International announced today that Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV, The Expendables 1,2,3), Thai action star Tony Jaa (Ong-Bak, Fast & Furious 7), Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy, Hellboy I & II), Peter Weller (Robocop, Star Trek), Michael Jai White (Black Dynamite, Spawn, The Dark Knight Rises), Celina Jade (Arrow) and Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa (47 Ronin, Revenge) have all signed on to star in the action thriller "Skin Trade," being directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham (Beautiful Boxer).
Principal photography has just commenced in Bangkok, Thailand, where most of the film will be shot.
From a screenplay by Gabriel Dowrick, Steven Elder and Dolph Lundgren. Skin Trade tells the story of New York City detective Nick Cassidy (Lundgren) who, after his family is killed by a Serbian crime Boss (Perlman), heads to Bangkok and teams up with a Thai detective (Jaa) to get revenge and bring down a worldwide human trafficking ring.
"This project is more special to me than any other picture I've ever done. I worked on the script for seven years. Now we have the multi-talented cast and crew needed to make a thrilling character-driven film about this continuing crime against humanity", says Lundgren.
Producing the feature film are Dolph Lundgren, Craig Baumgarten (Universal Soldier) and the CEO of SC Films International Mike Selby.
SC Films International and SC Films Thailand are the first Thai film production companies fully geared to produce feature films for the international market.