“Fight for Justice” aka “Tapado” is a martial arts action drama written and directed by Vincent Soberano, a martial arts champion and actor/director known for his award-winning films, “Blood Hunters” and “On The Brink: Uncharted Waters.”
Starring Filipino action stars such as Monsour del Rosario, Ian Ignacio, Levi Ignacio and Vincent Soberano himself, the film also brings in international action stars such as Sarah Chang from China, Paul Allica from Australia and China’s top UFC contender, Li Jingliang aka “The Leech” in his debut acting role. Several international actors add to the film’s robust cast.
A full-throttle, high intensity action film that brings in all the elements of Hollywood action films, “Tapado” presents incredible action cinematography and audio-visual compositions by Japanese cinematographer Takeyuki Onishi, the director of photography of “Blood Hunters.”
Line-produced by industry veteran Elaine Lozano, with the set artistry of award-winning production designer Fritz Silorio, “Tapado” is an ambitious international action film that is poied to cement Filipino action films as an indie action blockbuster worldwide, and will set the bar in local action films.
Watch how writer and director Vincent Soberano explains what is his upcoming action movie Tapado about:
“Tapado” will be Philippines’ answer to Thailand’s “Ong Bak” and Indonesia’s “The Raid Redemption” as the film is set to conquer the international market in 2018.
Principal photography will be held between the end of July to September in Negros Island, with various picturesque locations such as Bacolod City and Lakawon Island. The executive producers are Jessie Efeno, Tony Aguirre (Piaya Network) and Oli Laperal (RS Video & Film Productions).