Just Scrap Radio | Heartthrob Devon Sawa of The Philly Kid Talks Movie and MMA

May 12, 2012 10:28 am by Lynn R Mitchell

Heartthrob Devon Sawa  appeared in lead roles in the films Little Giants, Casper, Now and Then, Wild America, Idle Hands, and Final Destination.

He portrayed the role of Stan in an Eminem music video “Stan” alongside singer Dido who played Stan’s girlfriend.

Then, became a voice actor, portraying the voice of Flash Thompson in Spiderman: The New Animated Series.  Sawa has continued to work steadily on independent films in recent years, including Extreme Dating, Shooting Gallery, Devil’s Den, Creature of Darkness, Endure and Sibling.

Sawa guest-starred on the CW television drama Nikita as Owen.   He also joined the cast of two horror films, 388 Arletta Avenue and Sibling.

Devon Sawa is spending the week doing press on a new film about to hit theaters on Friday, May 11, 2012 – The Philly Kid.  It’s about a former NCAA champion wrestler is paroled after 10 years in prison.   Now, to save a friend’s life, in a series of cage fights he must agree to do the impossible – lose.

 “This movie the lead guy Wes Chatham – he was in the marines, comes from a wrestling background, he has boxing, he did a little jiu jitsu in the marines.  He had that background – it’s very authentic.  Rich Clemente worked on the film.  He kind of put two cents in every once in a while and I think this is gonna come out a lot different than some of the other MMA movies.  It’s a lot more real.   It looks a lot like UFC or Strikeforce or what not.  I think they did a good job.”  Devon Sawa.


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