Canadian Filmmaker Corey Large reunites Hollywood A-list actors Bruce Willis and John Travolta after 27 years in the action-packed feature film “Paradise City”
Bruce Willis is Detective James Knight in the trilogy. “Detective Knight Rogue”, “Detective Knight: Redemption” and “Detective Knight: Independence”
Canadian Producer/Actor/Director/Screenwriter Corey Large of 308 Enterprises is one of North America’s most prolific filmmakers. His enthusiasm and love of the entertainment industry have helped him garner the trust of A-list actors Bruce Willis and John Travolta bringing them together after 27 years in the feature film “Paradise City” shot in Maui is now available On Demand. Also starring Bruce Willis “Detective Knight Rogue” is the thrilling first of a trilogy of films. Filmed in Vancouver, BC the feature film being distributed by Lionsgate is available on Digital and On Demand. “Detective Knight: Redemption” will be released on December 9, 2022, and “Detective Knight: Independence” will be released on January 20, 2023.
The action-packed movie “Paradise City” is the first movie to reunite Bruce Willis and John Travolta in 27 years. Corey has been looking to reteam the pair since 2006. This is the fifth time the two have starred together; the last movie was “Pulp Fiction.” In “Paradise City” Willis plays renegade bounty hunter Ryan Swan, who must carve his way through the Hawaiian crime world to seek revenge on the kingpin, played by Travolta, who killed his father. Corey is a co-writer, and producer and acts in the feature film. Actress Praya Lundberg (Strange Girl in a Strange Land) is the lead female role with Stephen Dorff (True Detective) and Blake Jenner (Glee) rounding out the cast. Chuck Russell (The Mask) directs.
In “Detective Knight Rogue” Bruce Willis stars as veteran Detective James Knight, dedicated to navigating the demanding streets of Los Angeles, in this thrilling first of a trilogy of films. As the city prepares for Halloween, mask-wearing armed robbers critically wound Knight’s partner in a shootout following a heist. With Knight in hot pursuit, the bandits flee L.A. for New York, where the detective’s dark past collides with his present case and threatens to tear his world apart… unless redemption can claim Knight first. “Detective Knight Rogue” was shot in Vancouver with Canadian actors Corey Large, Lochlyn Munro (Riverdale, Peacemaker), Michael Eklund (Wynonna Earp, The Call), and Cody Kearsley (Riverdale, River Road) joining Willis.
Other action films including “White Elephant”, “Cosmic Sin”, “Apex”, and “American Siege” are Bruce Willis starring vehicles with Large producing and acting so their friendship and working relationship have a long history.
With over fifteen productions underway since 2020, Corey Large’s company has found a productive niche in genre titles with A-list names with films that do well in theatres and on streaming and transactional platforms worldwide. Growing up in Victoria, Corey moved to Vancouver in 1997 and booked roles in TV series including “Breaker High.” He realized early in his career to take matters into his own hands by not waiting around to be cast in other people’s films. With sixty-four producer credits, thirty-six actor credits, and fourteen writer credits on IMDB, Corey made the right decision.
Garnering press coverage worldwide Corey is eager to share his story with Canadians. He has filmed a number of other feature films in Canada including ‘Broil” in Vancouver and “Apex” and “Poker Night” in Victoria. Corey splits his time between Victoria, Vancouver, and Los Angeles.
Corey Large is available for interviews upon request.
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- IMDb: Corey Large
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- IMDb: Paradise City
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