By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act August 7, 2013 at 1:03PM
From writer, director, fight choreographer R.L. Scott (photo above) comes a new indie thriller/actioner titled Call Me King which is described as follows:
In the international world of gun running... loyalty, honor and discretion are valuable commodities, but nothing is more priceless than the bond of family. Power begets enemies and a loved ones betrayal cuts like a knife. Sides will be chosen, wars will be fought. In the end, there can only be one King.
Executive produced by Amin Joseph and produced by David A. Fisher, the film stars Bai Ling, Amin Joseph, Chris Mulkey, Bill Cobbs, Robert Miano, Lester Speight, Gabrielle Dennis, Alimi Ballard, Sean Riggs, Jonathan "Lil J" McDaniel, Monyque Thompson Scott, TJ Hoban, Shaun Mixon, Del Zamora, Maurice Whitfield and Johnny DeBeer.
About R.L. Scott directly from the man himself:
Born in America, raised in Salvador Bahia Brazil until the age of 16 and then returned to the states, he began studying martial arts at the age of 7, writing at the age of 16 and one year later, made his first short film. In 1998, He graduated from College with a degree in film production and has been involved in over fifty shorts and feature films in many capacities including writing, directing, fight choreography, cinematography, post production work, and editing. In 2007 R.L. wrote, directed, choreographed, and produced an early feature film version of "Champion Road", which is now available worldwide on DVD. A year later, he completed "Champion Road: Arena" its sequel, also released on DVD worldwide in mid 2012. In 2011 R.L. created the hit online series "Touye Pwen" which quickly found an audience and garnered a great deal of attention for it's creator. Late 2012, R.L. wrote, directed, produced and choreographed the action scenes for the feature film entitled "Call Me King"... a concept based on his previous online series (Touye Pwen) starring international superstar Bai Ling (Red Corner), Chris Mulkey (Boardwalk Empire), Alimi Ballard (Numbers), Lester Speight (Transformers Trilogy), Robert Miano (Donnie Brasco), Bill Cobbs (Oz: The great and Powerful), Del Zamora (True Blood), Gabrielle Dennis (The Game, Monyque Thompson Scott (Lie to Me)and Amin Joseph (The Expendables) who is also one of the film's key producers. "Call Me King" is scheduled to be released early 2014. In early 2012, R.L. also acted as one of three cinematographers for the historic dance inspired short film "The Hotel"... starring, directed and produced by Darrin Dewitt Henson (Soul Food). "The Hotel" also stars legendary dance Icons Adolfo "Shabba-Doo" Quinones (Breakin), Michael "Boogaloo Shrimp" Chambers (Breakin), actress Vanessa Williams (New Jack City) and a host of others.
No exact ETA on the film's release, although, as he notes above, it'll be out in early 2014.
Check out the Call Me King red band trailer below for a glimpse at what to expect: