One-time UFC heavyweight title contender Antonio Silva has been cast in the upcoming movie “The Scorpion King: The Lost Throne.”
It was announced on “UFC Tonight” Tuesday that Silva will begin shooting scenes next month. The film is slated to be released in 2014.
Silva is 18-5 in his career and does not have a fight currently scheduled.
According to the IMDB.com, filming will take place in Romania. Will Kemp, who previously appeared in “Van Helsing” and “Step Up 2: The Street” is the only other confirmed actor at this time.