Posted on: February 16, 2024 Posted by: Romeo International Comments: 0

Director Christian Sesma sat down with Upscale to share his insight into why “Lights Out” is more than just an action thriller. The self-taught director’s first feature film was in 2006 where he began making a name for himself in the indie action space. Sesma is now the head of Seskri Film Inc. Committed to creating a voice for those who have none across multiple genres.

Courtesy of Lights Out
Courtesy of Lights Out

Lights Out, tells the story of an ex-soldier drifting his way through life who finds himself fighting in an underground fight club filled with crime bosses, corrupt cops, and hired killers. Actor Frank Grillo stars as Michael Duffy the soldier who has lost his way destined to get back on the right path.

The film also features Mekhi Phifer who plays Max Bomer, an ex-con whose only goal is to protect his family in any way he can. Forced between paying back the money he owes and following the right path becomes tricky for him until Frank Grillo’s character comes along. The star-studded cast also includes Dermont Mulroney from “Any One But You”, Scott Adkins from ” John Wick 4″, Jamie King from “My Bloody Valentine”, and Amaury Nolasco from “Hightown”.

LIGHTS OUT released In Theaters, On Digital, and On Demand on February 16th, 2024