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Pruett marks seventh appearance alongside Willis in feature film releasing this weekend
Multi-focused recording artist, worship pastor and actor Jesse Pruett is celebrating his seventh appearance on the silver screen alongside Hollywood superstar Bruce Willis as the action thriller Reprisal releases this weekend, from Lionsgate Premiere.
Pruett, who has appeared in 20 films to date, plays a hospital administrator in the film that follows Jacob (Frank Grillo), a bank manager haunted by a violent heist that took the life of a coworker. Jacob teams up with his ex-cop neighbor, James (Willis), to bring down the assailant. While the two men work together to figure out the thief's next move, Gabriel (Johnathon Schaech), the highly-trained criminal, is one step ahead. When Gabriel kidnaps Jacob's wife (Olivia Culpo) and daughter, Jacob barrels down a path of bloodshed that initiates an explosive counterattack and brings all three men to the breaking point.
"It was great being a part of the film Reprisal and working with the team again in Cincinnati, Ohio," says Pruett. "I play a hospital administrator who tries to keep order when chaos breaks out. It's a thrill to be in the same film with such talented actors as Bruce Willis, Frank Grillo, Johnathon Schaech, and Olivia Culpo. I love working with the Grindstone Entertainment/Lionsgate group, and with the Emmet/Furla/Oasis team, and it was great to work with director Brian Miller again."
Up-and-coming musician and film actor Jesse Pruett joins Bruce Willis, Frank Grillo, Johnathon Schaech, and Olivia Culpo for the action thriller, Reprisal. (Lionsgate photo)
Pruett is no stranger to the film industry, having appeared in more than 20 films alongside such established actors as Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, Liam Hemsworth, and John Cusack, as well as six film roles opposite superstar Bruce Willis. Pruett is also active behind the camera. He has scored two films, and currently has music credits on 30+ film and television projects.
A number of Pruett's songs have been cropping up recently on animated feature films from home entertainment media giant Lionsgate Entertainment, including "Beautiful," from Pruett's latest CD, The Journey. "Beautiful" is featured prominently in Lionsgate's DVD of the delightful, newly reimagined animated family film, Pinocchio, which released to online and brick-and-mortar retailers on April 10, 2018.
Pruett is currently touring in support of his latest CD, The Journey. For more information on Pruett and The Journey, visit jessepruett.com.
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