Magnet Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to “Skin Trade,” directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham and written by Dolph Lundgren and Steven Elder.
The film also stars Lundgren as Nick Cassidy, a detective investigating a human trafficking network run by a Serbian Gangster, played by Ron Perlman. When his family is murdered, Nick must follow the trail to Southeast Asia and join forces with a formidable Thai detective (Tony Jaa), to get revenge and destroy the syndicate.
The film also stars Michael Jai White (“The Dark Knight”), Celina Jade (“Arrow”) and Peter Weller (“Star Trek Into Darkness”). This is the first pairing of Lundgren and Jaa, two of the most iconic actors in action cinema.
“Skin Trade” will make its premiere on demand everywhere on April 23, with a May 8 theatrical release to follow.