Stephen And Robbie Amell's Code 8 Adds X-Men Apocalypse's Vlad Alexis

Vlad Alexis is a relative newcomer to the entertainment industry. He appeared in the film Stonewall as Cong, had roles on two TV series, Trauma and Saving Hope and played the uncredited role of Salesperson in X-Men Apocalypse. But the young actor is now getting a chance to work with cousins Stephen Amell (Arrow) and Robbie Amell (X-Files) on the sci-fi thriller Code 8.

Code 8The film is based on a short done by director Jeff Chan and writer Chris Pare. It is currently in production in Toronto

According to Deadline: The story is set in a world where 4% of the population is born with varying supernatural abilities, known as "specials," the pic follows a man (Robbie Amell) struggling to pay for his mother's medical treatment. Forced to work as a day laborer, he is recruited by a criminal named Garrett (Stephen Amell) who teaches him how to use his powers to pull off a series of crimes. Alexis will play Freddie, a special who runs with Garrett's crew.

Both Amell's played in the original short done last year that you can watch below.

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Dan WicklineAbout Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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