Producer Uri Singer of Los Angeles-based Passage Pictures is in Berlin to talk up a potential TV series based on the life story of Carlos Gracie, one of the godfathers of Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Singer, whose producer credits include Marjorie Prime and Experimenter, acquired rights to the book Carlos Gracie: The Creator Of A Fighting Dynasty by Gracie’s daughter, Reila Gracie. The book is regarded as the most important and accurate accounts of the Gracie family.
Tome - Story - Martial - Arts - Dynasty
The tome recounts the story of the Brazilian martial arts dynasty from the early influence of Japanese philosophy on Gracie through his first master, to the present-day legacy of the family on the fighting world and Brazilian...