UFC champ Ronda Rousey joins The Raid star Iko Uwais in ‘Mile 22’

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Bantamweight Woman’s Champion Ronda Rousey has just been added to Peter Berg’s upcoming action film, Mile 22. Rousey will star along side The Raid‘s lead actor Iko Uwais.

“I am a huge fan of what Gareth (Evans) and Iko did on both ‘Raid’ films, and I’m very excited at the possibility of working with Ronda and Iko to create a film in the spirit of this new wave of combat cinema emerging from Indonesia. Ronda and Iko will be a very unique and powerful team.”

Written by LOST and Fringe writer Graham Roland, Mile 22 is about a CIA agent (Rousey) who teams up with an Indonesian police officer (Uwais) to tackle a political corruption case.

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Rousey has recently been accepting more acting roles since her debut in Expendables 3. She will appear this summer in Furious 7 and the Entourage movie. Iko is working on Gareth Evans’ new film, Bliter, and will also appear later this year in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Source: Variety

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