Newswire: Ronda Rousey and The Raid’s Iko Uwais to team up, kick ass in Mile 22

Variety is reporting that UFC champion Ronda Rousey (The Expendables 3) and Iko Uwais (The Raid, The Raid 2) have been cast in the action thriller Mile 22. The film will be produced by Peter Berg (Battleship), and centers around “the relationship between a CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer forced to work together as they confront violent and extreme political corruption.”

Obviously, the duo will bring their nuanced acting skills to their roles as average citizens who are little more than cogs in the political machine, a throwback to the subtle-yet-tense political thrillers of the ’70s. Iko Uwais can be the Indonesian cop with a can-do attitude who runs afoul of the Indonesian court system but maintains his belief in the power of the individual and his desire to see justice done. Meanwhile, Ronda Rousey could play a tough-as-nails CIA field officer intent on helping Iko reform …

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