‘Monkey Man’ Action Specialist Brahim Chab Boards Pedring Lopez’s ‘Blood Passage’

Action choreographer Brahim Chab, who recently staged the action sequences for Deve Patel’s “Monkey Man,” has joined the crew of “Blood Passage.” To be directed by The Philippines’ Pedring Lopez, who recently completed the prison drama series “Sellblock.”

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“Blood Passage” is a martial arts vampire action horror feature set in Southeast Asia. It s tory follows a rescue mission gone wrong, that pits a private military unit against relentless supernatural forces.

The film is the first to emerge from the alliance between Lopez’s Blackops Studios Asia and Alaric Tay’s Very Tay Media.

The film will be produced by Rex Lopez for Blackops Studios Asia & Psyops8 and Tay for Very Tay Media. Fred Hedman of Evolution Pictures and GFM Film Sales, and Christopher Shaw, scion of the Shaw Brothers legacy, will executive produce. Sonny Sisson, who provided stunts on Lopez’s “Sellblock,” will return in a similar role. Casting is under way and handled by Hong Kong-based multihyphenate Mike Leeder.

“In designing this unique cinematic experience, I see a symphony of terror and adrenaline. A spine-tingling journey that will haunt and excite audiences long after the credits roll,” said Lopez.

“I’ve been looking forward to working with Pedring Lopez for some time since Mike Leeder introduced us, and am very excited about bringing some very cool action to the screen, with some great people,” said Chab.

Tay was the star and executive producer of 2018 Singapore zombie movie “Zombiepura.” He was also co-producer and director of HBO Asia’s first comedy drama series “SeNT” and is best known for playing multiple characters on Mediacorp satirical series “The Noose.”

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