Martial Arts and Horror are two opposite movie genres, yet on occasion the styles merge to create a unique style in cinema. From campy to ridiculous to phenomenal, the blending of choreographed fisticuffs with gory creatures have amassed a niche following. The concept of a Martial Art Horror film, although uncanny melds the best of both worlds. appealing to both genre audiences.
That is what Robert ” Bobby” Samuels and Kaloni Davis Intend to do with their upcoming film, “Beast”. Robert ” Bobby” Samuels’ is most recognized as the first African American ever inducted into the Hong Kong Stuntman’s Association and is also the Founder of the first Western Stunt-team in Hong Kong. The Martial Arts Horror film, “Beast” will be the directorial debut for Robert ” Bobby” Samuels. Kaloni Davis is CEO and Director of Philadelphia based Film and Video production company, Northstar Visions.
The synopsis to the film “Beast” is as follows:
In 1999 Marcus Walden’s multinational corporation began developing a serum that would change the face of modern warfare. A serum that would ideally create the perfect soldier: strong, fearless, and impervious to pain… A serum known only as BEAST. Only one problem: no one could survive the trials. In 2016 Jake Caldwell, home from Afghanistan, now uses his military skills to hunt dangerous criminals. Disturbed by the horrors of war and scarred by sacrifices he made both for his country and brothers in arms, Jake is a man on a mission to protect the innocent and bring bad men to justice at any cost.
“Beast” stars: Kenny Chin, Marco “Da Answer” Johnson, Vincent Lyn, John Canada Terrell, John DeBlasio, Dean Lee, Kimberly Bowden, Neko Gettling, Angela Hollis, and Lloyd Webb.
A Trailer to the upcoming film, “Beast” will be featured at the AMC Empire 25 Theaters in Times Square, New York City as part of the Urban Action Showcase on the 7th of November 2015. Stay tuned to Decaymag.com for further information on the upcoming film, “Beast”.