Hip Hop video director Benny Boom has signed on to direct S.W.A.T.: Fire Fight.
Benny Boom was selected to bring a fresh perspective to the action feature film, which starts Gabriel Macht, Carly Pope, Robert Patrick and Giancarlo Esposito.
Which you know Benny Boom will after directing fabulous videos for artist like 50 Cent, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Robin Thicke, Mya, Ciara, Shyne, LL Cool J and others, he could only keep it fresh.
Benny tells allhiphop.com
The movie centers around L.A. S.W.A.T. officer Lt. Paul Cutler (Macht) is sent to train Detroit S.W.A.T. team on new anti-terrorism and homeland security techniques.
Just as a romance blooms between Cutler and “Kim Byers” (Carly Pope), an intense hostage situation turns deadly as a former government agent seeks revenge on Cutler and members of the Detroit S.W.A.T. team.
“It’s exciting to bring an iconic TV show to life,” said executive producer Scott Putman. “The film is going to be gritty, edgy, and suspenseful. I used to watch the TV series when I was a kid, and I couldn’t be more excited to help carry on the name.”
No release date for S.W.A.T.: Fire Fight was available.