The 2012 martial arts film that is so popular has a new look “The Raid: Redemption” is coming to Netflix from producers Michael Bay and the original film’s director Gareth Evans.
Bay and Evans will team on the new feature, and they’ve set Patrick Hughes (“The Hitman’s Bodyguard”) to direct.
The original “The Raid,”Evans wrote and directed the film. It was released in 2012. It received rave reviews at Sundance 2011 and TIFF 2011. It was praised for its fast-paced, violent action sequences as well as Evans’s direction. The film was about an Indonesian S.W.A.T. The film followed an Indonesian S.W.A.T. team that was trapped in a tenement owned by a mobster. He sends his army of killers to stop them climbing up the building’s top.
The new film is set in Philadelphia’s drug-infested “Badlands”The story follows an elite undercover DEA taskforce, as they climb a ladder full of cartel informants to find a elusive kingpin.
Bay and XYZ Films are producing, and Evans and Range Media Partners will executive produce with Hughes.
“The Raid”Although the film did not do well at the box office, it still managed to produce a violent sequel that was equally impressive. “The Raid 2”Since 2014. American filmmakers have tried to revive the property since 2014.
“We’re incredibly excited about Patrick’s unique vision for this film. It’s a distinctly original take on the material, which promises to pay great respect to the original film while also bringing a fresh approach and perspective that will set its own course in the action genre,”In a statement, the producers stated.
DeadlineFirst reported the news.