Alain Moussi on Martial Arts Action in Jiu Jitsu [Exclusive Interview]

Alain Moussi
Alain Moussi stars in Jiu Jitsu

Alain Moussi is certainly following the footsteps of many great martial arts actors before him like Jean-Claude Van Damme, Scott Adkins, Don Wilson, and Mark Dacascos.

After launching his career in stunts, he scored the lead role as Kurt Sloan in the Kickboxer reboot series.

Now, he is the lead actor in the sci-fi martial arts film Jiu Jitsu that has an all-star cast that includes Nicolas Cage, Tony Jaa, Frank Grillo, Rick Yune, Marie Avgeropoulos, and JuJu Chan.

Demitri Logothetis (Kickboxer: Retaliation) directed the film from a script he wrote with Jim McGrath.

Here’s the official synopsis:

When Jake Barnes, a master Jiu Jitsu fighter, refuses to face Brax, an indomitable alien creature, the future of humanity hangs in the balance. Injured and suffering from severe amnesia, Jake is captured by a military squad unequipped to fight the merciless intruder who has descended upon the planet. Jake is rescued by Wylie, and an ancient order of Jiu Jitsu fighters who must help him recover his memory and regain his strength in order to band together and defeat Brax in an epic battle that will determine the fate of mankind.

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LRM Online’s Gig Patta spoke with actor Alain Moussi on martial arts, training, and working alongside today’s action stars.

Alain Moussi started his career by performing stunts in various films, movies, and video games. His most notable stunt projects included Pacific Rim, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Nikita television series, Lost Girl television series, X-Men: Apocalypse for Hugh Jackman, and Suicide Squad for Jai Courtney. In 2016, he gained a tremendous fan following with his performance in the Kickboxer: Vengeance and in Street Fighter: Resurrection series as Charlie Nash. He followed up as Kurt Sloane in the sequel Kickboxer: Retaliation and soon to reprise in the third film Kickboxer: Armageddon. Also, he made appearances in the comic book series Titans as Batman and as Gardener in Netflix’s V-Wars.

Jiu Jitsu is currently playing On Demand and available as a digital download today.

Watch the exclusive interview below. Let us know what you think.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, The Avenue

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Gig Patta

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @officialgigpatta.

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