World-renowned actor Danny Trejo has teamed up with award-winning filmmaker Brett Harvey (Ice Guardians, The Tradition Excessive) to inform a narrative 71-years within the making. Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo, at the moment in manufacturing in California, explores the life and profession of Hollywood’s impossible hero, Danny Trejo. Trejo, whose myriad of TV and movement image work contains Desperado, Machete, Sin Metropolis, Predators and Sons of Anarchy, government produces alongside proficient producing crew Adam Scorgie, Rocky Mudaliar, Iliana Nikolic and Craig Balkam.
From an youth of medication, armed theft and exhausting jail time, to the pink carpets of Hollywood blockbusters all the way in which to serving to troubled addicts; Trejo provides a firsthand account of one of many best transformations of human character ever put to movie. Adam Scorgie, whose credit embrace current success Ice Guardians and upcoming Chasing Evel: The Robbie Knievel Story, shed some gentle on the actor’s superb story in a press release. This is what the producer needed to say beneath.
“Right this moment, Danny Trejo is temperate, benevolent and certain one of many nicest guys you may ever meet. However he wasn’t all the time this fashion. Rising up within the imply streets of Pacoima, California, he was raised and mentored by his uncle, a drug addict and armed robber. By the age of 12, he had tried heroin. By age 15, he was launched to his first jail cell. At 23, he was sentenced to San Quentin for promoting a $30,000 bag of heroin to an secret agent. From unhealthy to worse, he boxed his means by the jail jungle, successful battle after battle and studying self-discipline alongside the way in which. Surviving a few of the most hostile circumstances within the nation, Danny would finally discover himself concerned in a jail riot that may result in the turning level in his lifestyle.”
Upon his launch from jail in 1969, Danny’s life took a flip for the higher. He began counseling teen drug addicts and dealing as a boxing coach. One probability assembly led to a different and finally, he discovered himself on the set of Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky’s Runaway Practice (1985), the place he was employed to coach the movie’s star, Eric Roberts field. Throughout the course of his illustrious appearing profession, Trejo has labored with such heavyweights as Quentin Tarantino, Antoine Fuqua, Michael Mann, Ivan Reitman and Robert Rodriguez.
Trejo just lately accomplished filming Dying Race: Anarchy and western Useless Once more in Tombstone, each for Common Footage. Shortly, he is anticipated to reprise his trademark function of Machete in a second sequel to Robert Rodriguez‘s cult basic. Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo is at the moment lensing for a launch fall 2018. Check out the primary poster for this upcoming documentary beneath.