Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel Gets Los Angeles Debut
Writer(s): Antonio Lexerot, Vincent J. Roth, John Venturini
Release Date: January 5, 2018
Release Format: Theatrical
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13
Genre: Action, Comedy
Running Time: 1 hr 30 min
Surge, cinema’s first out gay superhero, is back with more adventure and more celebrity guests than ever before. His nemesis, the Metal Master, is out of jail again in Big City and is willing to play it straight – well, you know what I mean, to reconcile with his estranged parents, but is also tempted to go back to crime by Augur, the enigmatic arch enemy of Omen, the sage and fabled superhero of bygone days.
Augur gives Metal Master a special mission, but Surge is in hot pursuit. New friends Wendy, Marvin, and Todd join Surge in the investigation. Needing more assistance, Surge activates the Surgemobile’s new artificial intelligence.
Las Vegas headliner, Frank Marino, gives our hero and friends a clue to Metal Master’s diabolical intentions. Their clash forces Augur to emerge from the shadows, causing Omen to step into the fray. Their epic confrontation awakens The Council, a league of retired supervillains. To battle this new threat Omen must call on her vigilant team. Find out what.
Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel is the long-expected sequel to Surge of Power: The Stuff of Heroes. Co-directed and Co-written by Antonio Lexerot, Vincent J. Roth, and John Venturini. The theatrical debut will kick off with a week-long run in Los Angeles before coming to additional cities.
The action-filled comedy has screened at film festivals and won awards for Best Comedy, Best Villain, Best Special Effects, and Most Inspirational Lead Character. It comprises 50 celebrity guest appearances, including:
Linda Blair (The Exorcist)
Gil Gerard (The Nice Guys)
Eric Roberts (Runaway Train)
Robert Picardo (Star Trek: Voyager)
Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek)
Bruce Vilanch (You Don’t Mess With The Zohan)
Shannon Farnon (Super Friends)
Frank Marino (Divas Las Vegas)
Tony Arias – Himself
Karan Ashley – Herself
Tiffany Marie Austin – Race Car Passenger
Detria Qtpye Baker – The Pink Hammer
George Balgan – Himself
Little Bear – Himself
Linda Blair – Helen Harris
Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel has a fun plot and concept. Superhero movies are always enjoyable. It’s interesting to see how each character, whether it be superhero or villain, progress and evolve. Antonio Lexerot and Vincent J. Roth’s production has many whimsical characters to it.
Roth portrays Gavin Lucas/Surge. Split characters such as this are intriguing. There’s the human personality and the superhero personality. So many other figures have taken on this trait. Clark Kent/Superman, Bruce Wayne/Batman, Peter Parker/Spider-Man. Just to name a few. It’s an insider’s look at how these individuals are on a day-to-day basis versus when they have to bring out the cape and their whole demeanor changes. They transform from mortal to almost immortal in an instant. This is a mind-blowing concept.
John T. Venturini portrays Hector Harris/Metal Master, a villain released from jail and getting back in with crime. This character reminds me of Shredder from The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Eric Roberts plays Augur, who will become in cahoots with Metal Master, and who is an old archenemy of The Omen (Nichelle Nichols).
Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel looks filled with nonstop action, comedy, and fun. The cinematography also looks to pinpoint an earlier decade. I am guessing the 70s or 80s. So many cinematic icons and legends appearing is also exciting. I am excited to see the progress of these characters.