Get ready, A VIOLENT MAN, a murder mystery drama set in the world of mixed martial arts that stars former NFL running back Thomas Q. Jones hit theaters and digital platforms today.
Jones plays Ty, an unknown MMA fighter who beats the undefeated champ at a local gym. Overnight he becomes the underdog champion of the world with a title fight on the horizon, but when the female reporter covering the story is found dead, Ty becomes the murder suspect. A blackout, a dead body, and incriminating circumstances put him in the middle of a mystery.
Jones, the former NFL Pro Bowler who rushed for more than 10,000 career yards in 12 seasons, was recently seen on the Netflix series Luke Cage, reprising his role as Comanche. His other film credits include Runaway Island, Straight Outta Compton and a recurring role on BET’s Being Mary Jane.
Check out the trailer below.