Fifteen years after the original, the egg roll-armed avenger returns to Fogtown! A maid of honor to her own parents' wedding, teenager Rachel finds herself tangled up with a crime syndicate selling drugs masked as food. She teams up with the crime fighter to prevent a mysterious crime boss from destroying her town, and her parents' dream wedding.
Directed by Patricio Ginelsa
, this is a reboot sequel to Lumpia
, a 2003 homemade movie that became a cult hit in the Filipino American community. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, this sequel was launched and "kickstarted" five years ago. Lumpia 2
, officially titled Lumpia With a Vengeance
, began production in June 2017 and stars former UFC fighter Mark Munoz, April Labson, Darion Basco, and Danny Trejo (Machete, From Dusk Til Dawn
) while also reuniting some of its original stars.
Lumpia With a Vengeance
may be an action comedy on the surface, but at heart, it's a community film developed, funded, and starring the community. It's a Filipino American film but it's also a fun comic book movie for the masses. And it makes use of the one iconic food that defines our community - LUMPIA!