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Haymaker: DB Sweeney Talks Film’s Importance and Genuine Nature
Image courtesy of Kamikaze Dogfight and Gravitas Ventures. Haymaker follows a retired Muay Thai fighter Nicky 'Mitts' Malloy (Sasso), who works as a bouncer and finds himself bonding with a transgender performer (Nomi Ruiz) eventually becoming her bodyguard, protector, and confidant Their relationship leads to Mitts returning to the ring and risks putting everything on the[...]
Haymaker: Nomi Ruiz on Why Hollywood Misunderstands Trans-Narratives
Image courtesy of Kamikaze Dogfight and Gravitas Ventures Before filming began, Ruiz had extra prep since this was the most involved in film or television "We worked with an acting coach on our own before starting to film," she said "We went in and sat with her It was interesting how we got to know each[...]
Jackie Chan at the Los Angeles premiere of 'The LEGO Ninjago Movie' held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, USA on September 16, 2017. Editorial credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com
Image courtesy of Gravitas Ventures For Chan's recent films in 2019 Chinese film Iron Mask, he recruited Arnold Schwarzenegger, who he previously worked with briefly in 2004's Around the World in 80 Days for Disney, to play his rival, James Hook The star and martial artist also co-starred Pierce Brosnan in the action-thriller The Foreigner (2017),[...]
SXSW Comedy I Used To Go Here Picked Up By Gravitas
Credit Gravitas Ventures I Used To Go Here Sounds Like Indie Goodness "The plot follows 35-year-old writer Kate Conklin (Jacobs) who, after the lackluster launch of her debut novel, receives an invitation from her former professor and old crush (Clement) to speak at her alma mater With her book tour cancelled and her ego deflated, Kate decides[...]