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Watch: ‘Silencer’ trailer starring Tito Ortiz, Chuck Liddell, Johnny Messner

MMA rivals join forces to star in action thriller

Former UFC light heavyweight champions and UFC hall of famers Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell can be been starring in the upcoming action thriller movie “Silencer.”

Directed by Timothy Woodward Jr. (Gangster Land, Hickok) and written by Sean Mick, the film focuses on a retired hitman who must use all of his skills to battle his former employer, Cartel Kingpin (Danny Trejo) and his associate ‘Nels’ (Liddell) who has kidnapped his stepdaughter. It’s race against time with the help of his former army cohort (Ortiz) Frank blazes a vengeful, bloody trail across the Mexican border to get her back.

Ortiz and Liddell are known for their battles in the UFC.

“Silencer” is produced by Status Media and Entertainment along with Terence Sims and is distributed in North America by Cinedigm. The film is scheduled for release on-demand and VOD Sept. 4.



Kenai is a former Postmedia Network news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.
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