After receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family, Jake seeks the mentoring of a veteran fighter, to train his mind and body for one final no-holds-barred elimination fight with his unrelenting personal nemesis and local martial arts champion Ryan McCarthy. Out on personal recognizance, Luther escapes police surveillance in search of the truth. Storyline: At his new high school, a rebellious teen Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fighting club in a Backyard Fight, where he finds a mentor in a mixed martial arts veteran. After Jake is invited to a party by a fellow classmate, Jake again runs into trouble with another student, Ryan who studies martial arts. His mother, Margot Tyler is played by Leslie Hope and his younger brother portrayed by Wyatt Smith. Jake doesn't win the fight, but Max Cooperman, who later becomes one of Jake's best friends introduces himself to his mentor, Jean Roqua, a Mixed Martial Arts instructor. The filming of Never Back Down was shot completely in south Orlando, Sanford, as well as Clermont, Florida.
Chris Hauty, the screenwriter, decided to write the film after he watched son revealed some videos to him of various school fights, along with fights from his school, that were placed on YouTube. The film showcases the Mixed Martial Arts fighting style, and focuses on the effects that viral YouTube videos can have on school student's. . After a fight with Jake showcasing his new skills gets around school, Ryan challenges Jake to compete in a fight known around the school as the Beatdown, an illegal fighting tournament, with Ryan as the current champion. Never Back Down is an action film that premiered on March 14, 2008. Sean Faris takes the leading role as Jake Tyler, the new kid in town. Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fight Scene at his new high school, after receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran fighter who trains him for one final no-holds-barred elimination fight with his nemesis and local martial arts champion Ryan McCarthy.
Each of the school scenes were shot on the Cypress Creek High School campus. Roqua acpets Jake as a student, but only if he agrees to never fight outside of the gym, Jake agrees but knows he plans to challenge Ryan in the future. In Iowa, Jake was known around town as the star athlete on the football team, but in Orlando, Florida he's yet to prove himself to be nothing other than a having a short temper. Jake initially refuses to fight until Ryan talks about his father who passed away. However, all his encounters with the opposite sex inevitably go afoul. All but the football scenes during the beginning of the film, which was filmed at East Ridge High School.
And suddenly, a once-normal life is targeted by a team of ex-military operatives who wage a relentless campaign to eliminate the incriminating evidence. A frustrated and conflicted teenager arrives at a new highschool to discover an underground fightclub and meet a classmate who begins to coerce him into fighting. Jake Tyler has recently relocated to Orlando, Florida from Iowa with his younger brother, Charlie, and mother, to help Charlie jump start professional tennis career. . .
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