EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Michael Jai White and Scottie Epstein talk 'Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown'

Tuesday, 13 September 2011 16:07
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Available on DVD beginning September 13th is Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown, a sequel to the 2008 action film Never Back Down. The new film stars Michael Jai White (Spawn, The Dark Knight, Black Dynamite), who also directed the movie, as well as Evan Peters (Kick-Ass), Alex Meraz (The Twilight Saga: New Moon), and Dean Geyer (Terra Nova). In addition, the film features professional MMA and UFC stars including UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida, Todd Duffee, "Big" John McCarthy. Eddie Bravo, and Scottie Epstein.

IAR's managing editor Jami Philbrick recently had a chance to sit down and chat with Michael Jai White, and Scottie Epstein about their work on Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown. The interview took place at Epstein's gym, 10th Planet in West L.A., and afterwards the actor/MMA fighter even demonstrated some of the special fight choreography from the movie on our very own Mr. Philbrick.

To watch our exclusive interview with Michael Jai White, and Scottie Epstein about Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown, please click on the video player above.

SYNOPSIS:

Behind closed doors of a seemingly normal college, the ultimate showdown in underground MMA fighting is being planned. Ex-MMA rising star Case Walker (White) trains four college-age fighters, each with their own individual obstacles. Case will instruct them to master the most punishing competition ever devised ... The Beatdown!

Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown is available on DVD now!

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