MARIO KASSAR

Mario Kassar, who was born on October 10th 1951, grew up in a movie lover family. His dad is known as Indie film producer, whilst young Mario had been distributed Italian and French movie to East Asia.

Mario Kassar then founded Carolco Pictures in 1976 and succeeded with “First Blood/Rambo” movie in 1982. Next, as a producer, he has become a key role behind the birth of legendary movies such as “Terminator 2: Judgment day”, action movies with the most expensive special effects at that time and “Chaplin” which led Robert Downey Junior got nominated for an Oscar.

Beside Rambo series, Mario along with Carolco involved in Terminator 3 and 4, “The Sarah Connor Chronicles” (2008), “Total Recall” (1990), “Universal Soldier” (1992), “Stargate” (1994), “Showgirls” (1995) and “I-Spy” (2002).

Being absent for more than 10 years, Mario Kassar is now back. This time, He involves in Indonesian action sci-fi movie, Foxtrot Six!

Lahir pada 10 Oktober 1951, Mario Kassar terlahir dari keluarga pecinta film. Ayahnya dikenal sebagai seorang Produser film Indie, sedangkan Mario sejak muda sudah menjadi distributor film Italia dan Perancis ke Timur Tengah. Mario Kassar kemudian mendirikan Carolco Pictures di tahun 1976 dan sukses dengan film “First Blood/ Rambo” di tahun 1982. Selanjutnya, sebagai Produser, ia menjadi sosok kunci dibalik lahirnya film-film legendaris seperti “Terminator 2: Judgment Day”, film aksi dengan spesial efek termahal pada zamannya, juga “Chaplin” yang mengantar Robert Downey Junior meraih nominasi Oscar. Selain seri Rambo, Mario bersama Carolco juga terlibat dalam Terminator 3 dan 4, juga serial “The Sarah Connor Chronicles” (2008), “Total Recall” (1990), “Universal Soldier” (1992), “Stargate” (1994), “Showgirls” (1995), dan “I-Spy” (2002). Setelah absen lebih dari 10 tahun, Mario Kassar kembali lagi. Kali ini ia mendukung produksi film laga futuristis dari Indonesia, Foxtrot Six!