[04/22/09 - 09:54 AM]
Month of Thrillers from Rhi Entertainment Feature Four Original Television Premieres on Sci Fi, Spike and Lifetime Movie Network
"Carny," "Mask of the Ninja," "Street Warrior" and "Do You Know Me" are all on tap in the coming weeks.

telefilm/mini-series in the can
(from RHI Entertainment's press release, April 2009) Things get hotter on Spike May 10, 10 PM with "Street Warrior," where flesh slams against flesh, fist meets skull, body-slams crush the bones and blood and sweat feed the crowds. Now it's time for one man to set the hottest ticket in town on fire. Upon early release from Iraq, Jack Campbell (Max Martini, Saving Private Ryan), a US Army Sergeant, heads back to his hometown California hometown to see his only brother Joey. Jack discovers that Joey is clinging to life in a coma a sorry casualty of the Gauntlet, the most notorious underground fight club in the country. The Gauntlet is the mastermind of Mr. Pope (Nick Chinlund, 24) a wealthy, morally twisted businessman who has made San Madera his own corrupt playground by greasing all the right palms. Assisting him with his enterprise is the beautiful and greedy Ms. Lee (Jane Park Smith, Tears In The Rain). Jack wants revenge for Joey, who was forced to fight to repay a gambling debt. The only way to bury Pope and put San Madera right is from the inside out - braving the Gauntlet as a fighter, which means eventually facing the menacing current champ Isaiah (Sidney Liufau, You, Me and Dupree). In the process Jack strikes an unlikely alliance with quirky strip club owner George (Max Perlich, My Name Is Earl) who serves as his manager and he also becomes reacquainted with old high school friend Maggie (Valerie Cruz, Nip/Tuck). Pope considers it great publicity to have a violent war vet fight for his brother's honor against his seasoned fighters inside the Gauntlet at $1,000 per ticket. What Pope doesn't realize is that Jack's prowess in the ring is motivated by a blind-rage to bring him down and crush his whole empire.
· Jane Park Smith as Ms. Lee
· Max Martini as Jack Campbell
· Max Perlich as George
· Nick Chinlund as Mr. Pope
· Sidney Liufau as Isaiah
· Valerie Cruz as Maggie
· ??? as DIR
· ??? as WRTR
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· RHI Entertainment