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Salar Zarza

Director | Actor | Creation
Date of birth : 09/23/1981
City of birth : Rezaiyeh, Iran

Salar Zarza is an Dutch-Kurdish actor, filmmaker, writer and martial artist, raised and based in the Netherlands who has appeared in Caged, in addition to other films. Mr. Zarza also starred in several television series and TV programs. He has a background in multiple martial arts disciplines and had begun to combine fighting skills to utilize, perform & maintain a perfect physique for high demanding action stunts in motion pictures, primarily focusing on his craft as an actor beside to being a filmmaker. In 2008, Salar signed up to work on the new British action film 'Ten Dead Men' as an actor with the Modern Life. In 2010 Salar played a role in the anticipated feature film 'Caged' from director Stephan Brennninkmeijer, a dutch thriller, set to be released in dutch theaters late 2011, before offered as a Video on Demand. In 2012, Salar begun an independent production company label under the name 'True Spirit Productions', dedicated to smaller corporate projects, directing a variety of music videos and corporate films as a subdivision under his larger film production company 'True Spirit Entertainment', under which Zarza is primarily focusing on writing, producing and directing theatrical feature films mostly internationally, with a prime focus on the action and thriller genre. It didn't take long before 'True Spirit Entertainment', solely focuses on international films for US and foreign markets, got involved in it's first high production values international action/thriller feature largely set across the Benelux countries, in addition to working on a variety of worldwide film productions for his well known clients. In July 2012, Mr. Zarza shot the action feature 'Vigilance' for TCF film, working in the camera department as the film's RED steady-cam operator. Salar turned down a part in the film due to scheduling conflicts, namely having already signed up for another feature film production which was set in Amman, Jordan for an American film director, which upon a day after completion of filming this action film in Amsterdam, Zarza flew to Jordan for his next feature film production. In August 2012, Salar worked closely together with filmmaker, director, writer & music composer Dr. Mohydeen Quandour on their first collaboration, an anticipated romantic comedy entitled "A Facebook Romance," shot in Amman, Jordan. Salar also co-starred in the romantic feature film road movie, set across the beautiful backdrop of Amman as the rich Jordanian businessman Waleed Rami, a principle character role. Besides being an Actor on the project, Salar shot the feature film entirely as it's RED cameraman and steady-cam operator. On this film, Salar co-starred with the famous Lebanese star and catwalk model Lamitta Frangieh, in addition to Mohamed Karim, "The Voice" presenter in Egypt who co-starred with Nicolas Cage in "A Score to Settle". In December 2012, 'A Facebook Romance' premiered in the 10th Monaco International Film Festival, one of the premiere European film award festivals, as a nominee for an Angel Award. Salar was awarded with an honorable Angel Film Award, in the category 'Best Cast Ensamble' in Monaco for "A Facebook Romance". In addition the romantic comedy feature 'A Facebook Romance' won 6 awards. In March 2014, Salar met with Mohammed (imdb name Michel) Qissi, better known as the legendary Thai fighter and main antagonist "Tong Po" from "Kickboxer", "Blood Sport" & "Lionheart" (all starring Jean-Claude van Damme), opposing JCVD. After their meeting, Salar was cast as "Jaafar", the fierce right hand of main character Bara (played by Mohammed Qissi) in "BARA" a.k.a. An Eye for an Eye. A six week shoot for the epic action adventure feature film, shot in the sands of the Sahara in Morocco, "BARA" is a large scope feature film production. It was screened theatrically in major Moroccan cities and extremely well received by audiences. Salar is working with Mr. Qissi on multiple other international action films, including with Jean-Claude van Damme. In 2018, Salar was the cinematographer on feature film "Islamophobia", starring several Hollywood stars including but not limited to Hollywood actor Chris Mulky from "Rambo: First Blood" starring as Levi. Salar played one of the lead roles in that feature as Ali, an undercover CIA agent. The film premiered in the Cannes Film Festical. In 2019, Salar started working on international action/thriller feature film "Out for Vengeance". Mr. Zarza is the executive producer, director, writer as well as playing it's lead role character Alan Barnas (a special forces member who comes back in town from abroad to find himself targeted between powerful rival ling drug cartels across Benelux). "Out for Vengeance" tells a fast paced revenge story about honor. Developed as an large scope international action packed feature, Salar Zarza stars alongside many Hollywood star names in strong supporting roles, in which Mohammed Qissi (Tong Po) co-stars as Tarik, (Alan's former trainer) in addition to Hollywood stars Costas Mandylor, Silvio Simac, Richard Burgi, Christopher Atkins, Barbara Nedeljakova, Rupert Wynne-James and Dutch celebrities model/actress Kim Feenstra, Fajah Laurens and the female lead played by Dorien Rose Duinker, (Playmate/Angelina Jolie stand-in). Michael Dudikoff, star of all the "American Ninja" films co-directed some scenes alongside Zarza in Amsterdam on "Out for Vengeance". The international action/thriller project features over 15 worldwide based actors, a strong diverse cast with their respective fan bases of which many known from a variety of (box-office) Hollywood studio pictures in addition to blockbusters hits, who have co-starred along different A-list actors. The exciting independent feature film production, as of May 2020, is in it's final stages of principle photography, in light of the worldwide pandemic production already started post-production, to schedule filming of the final block requiring after the flight bans are lifted in accordance to loosening restrictions to wrap filming. The feature film will get a late 2021 premiere in Amsterdam Pathe Tuschinski, followed by a worldwide release across different markets in worldwide territories. Action/thriller "Out for Vengeance" is also the first feature film production in Dutch history in which more than five different Hollywood actors flew in to play a role in one film. On top of several famous successful Dutch talents showcasing their surprising roles and also K-1 heavyweight world champions. With an already expressed interest from Netflix in addition to having received interest from well established LA based distributors to pick up the rights for worldwide distribution already, this popular genre Hollywood production levels action picture will see it's international release, hopefully late 2021.

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