A Jazo PR press release today revealed that former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre and former WWE Heavyweight Champion Dave Bautista are both set to star in an upcoming Kickboxer remake – the original having starred Jean-Claude Van Damme. In addition, the leading role will be played by Alain Mousasi, who has been stuntman or bit part actor in X-Men: Days of Future Past, Pacific Rim and Whitehouse Down.
David and Kurt Sloan are the descendants of a well-known Venice, California dynasty of champions. Both are top-notch fighters and athletes in the prime of their lives. When David wins the Karate World Championship, a promoter lures him to Hong Kong despite Kurt’s protests that the man is a crook. Not soon after, Kurt receives a letter from David and heads to Thailand to meet him. When he arrives, he discovers his brother is dead. The man responsible is the viscous Tong Po. Desperate to seek revenge, Kurt turns to Xian Chow, his brother’s former mentor. To defeat the man who killed his brother, Kurt must look within himself to find the strength and courage of a champion.