Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Mike Swick have both been cast to appear in an upcoming MMA feature film entitled “Never Submit”.
GracieMag.com is reporting that the PRIDE 2005 middleweight grand prix winner Rua will appear in the movie. Here’s part of the article:
“Imperia Entertainment studios and the director James Hergott, were won over by the Chute Boxers talent and confirmed him as one of the participants of the movie â€œNever Submitâ€?, to be filmed this year in Hollywood.
The movie will tell the story of a fighter that sees in Martial Arts the chance for a promising career, overcoming all challenges imposed by life. The protagonist will be “Jim” (Cam Giganet, from the show ‘The O.C.) and Shogun will play the role of â€œPhilippeâ€?, who will face Jim in one of the filmsâ€™ fights.”
Yesterday Imperia Entertainment announced UFC fighter Mike “Quick” Swick would be appearing in the film. From the press release:
“Imperia Entertainment, Inc.announced today that it has cast UFC fighter Mike “Quick” Swick in a fighter role in the Mixed Martial Arts feature film, “Never Submit”. “We are thrilled to have Mike join our cast of legendary fighters, who will be joined by seasoned actors in this first feature film surrounding the sport of mixed martial arts,” said Kenneth Eade, Executive Producer.”
Other announced fighters that will be appearing in the film include
Ken Shamrock, Josh Koscheck, Cung Le, Michael McDonald, and Nate