Jiu Jitsu the Movie
JIU JITSU is based on the comic book of the same name, which Dimitri also penned. The film
aims to satisfy the millions of martial arts and science fiction lovers across the globe with world class martial artists and stunt men go-to expert Alain Moussi joining superstar Nicolas Cage for some formidable, no-holds-barred fight sequences set in exotic Burma.
Writer/Director Dimitri Logothetis also helmed last year's box office hit action film KICKBOXER: RETALIATION starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Mike Tyson, which holds an impressive 92% on Rotten Tomatoes with The Hollywood Reporter calling it "A stylish and enjoyable fight flick with just enough tongue-in-cheek content to keep us smiling." Dimitri has worked in an array of genres over the years, from action, thriller, sci-fi, and horror.
About JIU JITSU:
Every six years an ancient order of expert Jiu Jitsu fighters faces a fearsome alien invader in a battle for Earth. For thousands of years, the fighters that protect Earth have played by the rules...until now. When Jake Barnes, a celebrated war hero and master Jiu Jitsu fighter, refuses to face Brax, the indomitable leader of the invaders, the future of humanity hangs in the balance. Injured and suffering from severe amnesia, Jake is captured by a military squad unequipped to fight the merciless intruder who have descended upon the planet. After a brutal alien attack on the military squad, Jake is rescued by Wylie (Nicolas Cage), and a team of fellow Jiu Jitsu fighters who must help him recover his memory and regain his strength in order to band together and defeat Brax in an epic battle that will once again determine the fate of mankind.