Cannes Briefs: ‘Kickboxer’ Reboots With Georges St Pierre, Dave Bautista, Alain Moussi; Warner International Takes ‘Relatos Salvajes’ To France, Spain, Lat Am; More

The Exchange has boarded sales on Radar Pictures’ reboot of 1989 Jean-Claude Van Damme action pic Kickboxer. Chinese director Stephen Fung (Tai Chi Zero) will helm and Ted Field is producing. UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) and WWE veteran Dave Bautista (Guardians Of The Galaxy) are starring with stunt man Alain Moussi (X-Men: Days Of Future Past, Pacific Rim) in his first lead role. The film follows David and Kurt Sloan, the descendants of a California dynasty of champions. After David wins the Karate World Championship, a promoter lures him to Hong Kong despite his brother’s protests. When David dies, Kurt turns to his former mentor Xian Chow to seek revenge on the viscous Tong Po. The film is also produced by Dimitri Logothetis and Nick Celozzi. Mike Weber and Peter Meyer will executive produce as well as Brian O’Shea, Jeff Bowler and Nat McCormick for the Exchange. (more…)

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