Blood Drive (2017)
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Rise of the Primo 

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Arthur resists bloodlust and Grace confronts a shocking revelation in a deadly battle dome fight.

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Gregg Simon

Writers:

James Roland (created by), Ben Wolf
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Alan Ritchson ... Arthur Bailey
Christina Ochoa ... Grace d'Argento
Thomas Dominique ... Christopher Carpenter
Marama Corlett ... Aki
Colin Cunningham ... Julian Slink
Sean Cameron Michael ... Old Man Heart
Craig Jackson ... Cliff
Jenny Stead ... Domi
Carel Nel Carel Nel ... Rasher
Alex McGregor ... Karma
Lee-Anne Liebenberg ... Abby the Hun
Cameron Corrigan Cameron Corrigan ... Kid 1
Brennar Kyle Brennar Kyle ... Kid 2
Richard Lothian ... Mamphrane Guard
Christie Peruso ... Harriet
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Arthur resists bloodlust and Grace confronts a shocking revelation in a deadly battle dome fight.

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The absurd but necessary plot twist
23 May 2020 | by CoventrySee all my reviews

Let's be brutally honest, the last 2-3 episodes of "Blood Drive" were really boring and extremely bleak in comparison to the first handful of installments. Ever since Grace was forced to give up the search for his missing sister, Julian Slink turned into a marionette of the Heart board of directors, and Arthur got too preoccupied with moral dilemmas and Stepford-hallucinations, the supposedly blood-soaked dystopian Sci-Fi series became rather melodramatic and whiny. The show desperately needed to shift back into higher gear, literally, and with "Rise of the Primo" it looks as if at least some of the scripters realized it, too. The episode supposedly covers the final racing day, and Slink invited lunatics from all corners of the planet for a fight until death. But since a couple of extremely violent mass murders aren't enough to bring "Blood Drive" back to its original dementia level, the plot foresees an utterly insane, far-fetched and completely implausible story twist. But even though insane, far-fetched and implausible, the twist somehow works and crazily makes sense in the overall concept of this series. So, there, I'm slightly optimistic again for the remaining two episodes.

By the way, Alex McGregor is stunning hot as Karma!


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23 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa

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