"In a pilot casting season “get”, Wesley Snipes is coming to television with a co-starring role opposite Strike Back’s Philip Winchester in NBC drama pilot Endgame.
Also cast in the project, from Leverage co-creator John Rogers, Blacklist producer Davis Entertainment and Sony TV, is Damon Gupton.
Described as a high-octane thriller set in the high-stakes world of Las Vegas, Endgame centers on Alex (Winchester), a former intelligence officer turned security expert who is drawn into a mysterious conspiracy that forces him to complete a series of heroic challenges in order to save innocent lives. APA-repped Snipes plays the unflappable, analytical and mysterious Johnson, Pit Boss for The Game who keeps an eye on the big picture but is also capable of cleaning up a mess when things spiral too far out of control. Gupton plays Cal Brown, Las Vegas Police detective and Alex’s friend. Rogers and Davis Entertainment’s John Davis and John Fox executive produce."
"Magnet Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to "Skin Trade," directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham and written by Dolph Lundgren and Steven Elder.
The film also stars Lundgren as Nick Cassidy, a detective investigating a human trafficking network run by a Serbian Gangster, played by Ron Perlman. When his family is murdered, Nick must follow the trail to Southeast Asia and join forces with a formidable Thai detective (Tony Jaa), to get revenge and destroy the syndicate."
"Skin Trade" will make its premiere on demand everywhere on April 23, with a May 8 theatrical release to follow.
According to Box Office Mojo, Maggie and Mad Max Fury Road are also set to be released in May.
Barney Ross added Dirty Harry to the dead pool.