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First look at Gareth Evans' Apostle, starring Dan Stevens & Lucy Boynton

Way back in November, we announced Dan Stevens ( THE GUEST ) would be starring in APOSTLE from director Gareth Evans (THE RAID). Then this past March we let you guys know the period revenge thriller had been picked up for distribution by Netflix and that Lucy Boynton (see below), Michael Sheen, Bill Millner, and Kristine Froseth had joined the cast. Today we have your first look...
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Carnahan and Grillo discuss setting and brutality of The Raid remake

A remake of Gareth Evans' THE RAID: REDEMPTION was set up at Screen Gems and XYZ Films a while ago. THE EXPENDABLES 3's Patrick Hughes was going to direct, with Frank Grillo of THE PURGE: ANARCHY and THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR attached to star alongside Taylor Kitsch. The project gradually fell apart, with Hughes, Grillo, Kitsch, and Screen Gems (who had a distribution...
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The Raid remake coming from Joe Carnahan & Frank Grillo

XYZFilms took to Twitter today and posted a video of Frank Grillo and Joe Carnahan chillin' on the couch watching THE RAID . The two talk about how a "re-imagining" might be fun, and then they agree to work on it together. Fun video. ?? BIG NEWS WEDNESDAY?? #TheRaid @carnojoe #FrankGrillo — XYZ Films (@XYZFilms)...
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DVD/Blu-ray Release Dates: JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2017

Don't let the door hit ya on the way out, 2016! That's right, folks, this dumbass year is just about ready to call it quits, so what better way to usher in 2017 than with a look at what genre Blu-rays and DVDs are hitting in the next couple months! In January we have a bountiful selection, including our very own John Fallon's THE SHELTER ; a sweet double-feature of the horror...
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The Raid remake has lost Frank Grillo, too

When the news  came out within the last week that the remake of Gareth Evans' THE RAID: REDEMPTION had lost its director (Patrick Hughes), one of its production companies (Screen Gems), its distributor (Sony), and its lead actor (Taylor Kitsch), there was a silver lining to the whole situation: it appeared that co-star Frank Grillo ( THE PURGE: ANARCHY ) was still attached...
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The Raid remake dropped by Screen Gems, director, and star

When we last reported on the remake of THE RAID: THE REDEMPTION , which Patrick Hughes ( RED HILL , THE EXPENDABLES 3) was set to direct for Screen Gems and XYZ Films, Taylor Kitsch had been offered the lead role. Kitsch took the offer, but at the time the film was set to enter production in January of 2015. Obviously that didn't happen, so due to the delay Kitsch ended up...
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Cool Horror Gear: The Raid soundtrack from Death Waltz

Starting off the new year in kickass fashion is Death Waltz Recording Co., who plan to make their first release of 2015 the the original (and never before released in any format) Indonesian score to Gareth Evans’ THE RAID . Where can you pick it up? The album will drop over on Mondo’s website in January so keep an eye over there for a chance to snatch this one up....
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Taylor Kitsch offered lead role in The Raid remake

LONE SURVIVOR and JOHN CARTER star Taylor Kitsch has been offered the lead role in THE RAID remake, so says The Wrap. Apparently no decision has been made yet by Kitsch, who not only wants more money for the part, but is also said to be considered for the second season of True Detective. Sounds like if he lands that highly coveted TV gig, THE RAID is out. If he doesn't, and the...
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The Purge: Anarchy's Frank Grillo to star in Patrick Hughes' The Raid remake

Last month we got word that Sony Screen Gems had delayed production on their remake of Gareth Huw Evans' masterpiece THE RAID, with sources close to the production sharing that plans to begin shooting the action pic in September had been pushed back and pre-production had been halted, but only temporarily as the film is now scheduled to begin shooting in early 2015. At the time of...
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Patrick Hughes' The Raid remake delayed; casting hopefuls revealed

Variety is reporting that Sony Screen Gems has delayed production on their remake of Gareth Huw Evans' masterpiece THE RAID, with sources close to the production telling Variety that plans to begin shooting the action pic in September have been pushed back and pre-production has been halted. Insiders add that the film isn’t being put into turnaround and that the plan is to...
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Gareth Evans wants Scott Adkins and Michael Jai White for The Raid remake

With Gareth Evans doing the press rounds for his latest knock-out punch, THE RAID 2 , we can expect to hear his perspective on the impending remake multiple times within the next month or so. What is evident so far (and has been for years, even back when we had him on the AITH Podcast ) is that he's fully supportive of the remake, which recently hired on Patrick Hughes to direct. In...
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The Raid remake officially being directed by Patrick Hughes

A few weeks ago presented us with the rumor that Patrick Hughes, director of THE EXPENDABLES 3, was in talks to direct the long-gestating remake of THE RAID . Late yesterday, the deal became official. Screen Gems has signed Mr. Hughes to do the near impossible: remake an already damn near perfect movie. Good luck! Hughes' name came out of nowhere last year when Sylvester...
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