James Remar and Mario Van Peebles Star in Spike Original Movie 'Sharpshooter' Premiering Sunday, January 27 at 10 PM
'Sharpshooter' Will Premiere in HD Slated Under the 'Spike Guy Movies'
NEW YORK, Jan. 8 -- James Remar ("Dexter") and Mario Van
Peebles ("Ali") star in the Spike original movie, "Sharpshooter,"
premiering on Sunday, January 27 from 10 p.m. -- 12 midnight (ET/PT) on
Spike TV. "Sharpshooter" premieres in HD and is slated under the "Spike Guy
Movies" umbrella that will air throughout 2008.
"Sharpshooter" is a tense, explosive, action film that centers on
Dillon (Remar), a government-hired assassin who agrees to take on one last
job, only to learn he has been set up. Dillon is one of the best snipers in
the Special Ops forces, but lately all he wants is to retire and live a
peaceful life. Upon returning from what he believes is his last mission,
his government contact, Flick (Van Peebles), pleads with him to take on one
last mission: take down a nuclear arms deal. When the operation goes awry,
Dillon suddenly finds the tables have turned and he has now become the
hunted. While dangerous arms dealers and rogue government forces scramble
to track him down, he's caught in a race to find out who has set him up and
"We are pleased to be working with RHI Entertainment to bring great
action films to Spike TV," said Bill McGoldrick, vice president of
development, Spike TV. "With strong performances by James Remar and Mario
Van Peebles, this explosive thriller delivers what our audience craves."
RHI Entertainment presents an Alpine Medien Production in association
with Larry Levinson Productions. "Sharpshooter" is directed by Armand
Mastrioanni, written by Steven H. Berman and produced by Kyle Clark and
James Wilberger. Nick Lombardo, Kevin Bocarde and Michael Moran serve as
co-executive producers. Robert Halmi, Jr. and Larry Levinson serve as
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