Nick Jonas Turns Prizefighter For His Upcoming Series ‘Kingdom’ — CHECK IT OUT!

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Nick Jonas has always had a clean-cut image from his days as a member of The Jonas Brothers boyband. The 21 year-old made quick work of that appearance with a shaved head, muscular physique, and profanity-laden script. The new series from DIRECTV’s Audience is about an MMA cagefighter named Nate Kulina (Nick Jonas), “it centers around the patriarch, his two sons (the younger of which is played by Nick), and his estranged wife (played by Joanna Going), who is battling drug addiction.”

A trailer for the series was released today and its pretty graphic, so we won’t feature it here but you can find it on YouTube.

Kingdom premieres on DirecTV’s Audience Network on October 8, 2014.

Photo Credits: DirecTV Audience

Nick Jonas: Last Day Of MMA Training Camp For ‘Navy St.’ Role — See The Pics!

Nick Jonas has been working hard, learning the ins and outs of Mixed Martial Arts for his role as a fighter with a UFC contract in DirecTV’s Navy St. For the past couple of weeks, the show has put Nick and co-stars Jonathan Tucker and Matt Luria through MMA training camp with their coach Joe ‘Daddy’ Stevenson, and on Friday (April 25), the trio wrapped up the basic education needed to make the show as gritty and realistic as possible!

Not only did Nick, Jonathan, and Matt work on their skills at Master Toddy’s Muay Thai gym in Pomona, CA and Joe Stevensen’s Cobra Kai gym in Victorville, Nick also filmed a behind-the-scenes interview for the show and the guys were fitted for custom mouth pieces at Unbreakable!

Looks like things are really coming along, and production is scheduled to begin in early May! Check out the pics from the final day of training camp in the gallery below now:

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Nick Jonas Poses At ‘Navy St.’ Training Camp

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Nick Jonas took to Instagram this weekend to share a photo of himself at the end of week one of Navy St. training camp.

Nick is set to play an MMA fighter named Nate Henderson on the TV show. Nick has worked hard on his fitness for the role and also now sports a buzz cut for his character. Are you excited to watch Navy St.?

Nick Jonas Set To Return To TV With Co-Starring Role In DirecTV’s New MMA Drama ‘Navy St.’

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For the first time since the Disney Channel’s Jonas and Jonas L.A., Nick Jonas will be taking off his guest star hat and heading back to the small screen full time!

According to a story by The Hollywood Reporter, Nick is set to co-star in DirecTV’s Navy St., a gritty, family drama centered around a mixed martial arts gym in Venice, CA called Navy Street, run by Alvey Henderson (played by Frank Grillo), “a former fighter whose drug addiction prevented him from making it big.”

Nick will be playing Alvey’s son, Nate Henderson, a “shy kid who receives a UFC contract,” and is, subsequently, his “father’s pride and joy,” all while dealing with the impact of the addiction issues of his older brother, Jay (played by Jonathan Tucker), with whom he lives.

Kiele Sanchez, formerly of A&E’s The Glades, sits top-bill with Nick, and will be playing Lisa Prince, Alvey’s long-time girlfriend.

Production is set to begin May 5 in Los Angeles on a total of ten episodes and will air on DirecTV’s Audience Network in the fall. We can’t wait to find out more about this exciting new project for him! In the meantime, we’ll keep counting down the days until the season finale of Hawaii Five-0, where Nick will reprise his role as evil mastermind Ian Wright!

What do you think about this role for Nick? Can you see him as an MMA fighter? Just take a look at his healthy living selfie once again up there — we rest our case!

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