In the low budget, big screen movie, Showdown In Manila, private detectives Nick (Alexander Nevsky) and Charlie (Casper Van Dien) live and work in Manila.
A murder investigation leads them to the jungle camp of an international terrorist called The Wrath.
Not trusting the police, Nick and Charlie assembly a team of daredevils to walk straight into the Wrath’s lair and fight an army of his goons.
Alexander Nevsky both stars in and wrote the movie Showdown in Manila.
Casper Van Dien’s breakthrough role was as the lead in Paul Verhoeven’s sci-fi film Starship Troopers (1997). Still one of the most talked about films of 1997 and a film that has one of the largest cult followings in film history. He was also in Tim Burton’s critically acclaimed film Sleepy Hollow (1999), as Brom Bones. He was the 20th Tarzan and the only one to ever film in Africa and ride an African elephant in the Warner Bros. film Tarzan and the Lost City (1998).