Deadline is reporting that Michael Jai White, Gina Gershon, Josh Herdman, Michelle Ryan and Jason Maza are set to star in MMA sports drama Cagefighter.
Cagefighter focuses around mixed martial arts champions Reiss who unexpectedly loses a heavily promoted match. A downward spiral sends him to the brink of losing his wife and his best friend and agent. Deemed erratic and out of control, he alienates his long-time trainer and the biggest MMA promoter in the business. He must dig deep to find a path back to victory.
The report also states that there will be cameos from MMA fighters that include Anderson Silva, Georges St. Pierre, Alexander Gustafsson, Dan Hardy and Tyron Woodley to name a few. The film is being written and directed by Jesse Quinones, who will also serve as a producer on the project alongside Lorianne Hall under the Woolfcub Productions banner and Terry Bird from Norton Place Pictures.