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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Expendables 3 director takes aim at The Raid remake

Gareth Huw Evans' THE RAID is one of the very best action films to hit the screen in quite some time, and its follow-up, THE RAID 2, looks to be on par if not better than the first. So it's not at all surprising that we are seeing news of a remake already. According to The Wrap, THE EXPENDABLES 3 director Patrick Hughes is in negotiations to direct THE RAID remake for Screen...

Find out when The Raid 3 is set; new details revealed

Who wasn't blown away by Gareth Evans' THE RAID: REDEMPTION ? It was a stunning, back-breaking, ass-kicking good time that left fans clamoring for more, and we'll soon be getting just that as THE RAID 2 will be putting a beatdown on us this March. Even better? We can expect another sequel to come our way as the series has been planned as a trilogy from the very beginning,...

The Raid 2 will put the beatdown on us this March!

Here's a nice Christmas present for you! Sony Pictures Classics and Stage 6 Films announced today that they will release THE RAID 2 in the United States on March 28. The film will have its World Premiere at the upcoming 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Written and directed by Gareth Evans, THE RAID 2 picks up right where the first film left off and follows Rama (Iko Uwais) as he...

Latest image from Gareth Evans' The Raid 2 introduces us to Prakoso

Back in January we shared the news that the sequel to Gareth Evans' ultra-badass international action hit THE RAID: REDEMPTION had began production, giving you a handful of behind-the-scenes shots to check out as the cast and crew began their 100+ day shoot. We followed up that story in April by giving you a look at another bloody still from the film, then again last month with...

New image from Gareth Evans' The Raid 2 is a bloody mess

Back in January we shared the news that the sequel to Gareth Evans' ultra-badass international action hit THE RAID: REDEMPTION had began production, giving you a handful of behind-the-scenes shots to check out as the cast and crew began their 100+ day shoot. Earlier this morning Evan's tweeted out a gruesome frame from yesterdays shoot showing the aftermath of a massive shootout...

The Raid 2 starts production and we have a set of fresh stills!

PT Merantau Films and XYZ Films announced the start of production for THE RAID 2 (Indonesian title, THE RAID 2: BERANDAL ), the sequel to the wildly popular international hit THE RAID (aka THE RAID: REDEMPTION ) . The film reunites writer/director Gareth Huw Evans with actor Iko Uwais , who will be reprising his starring role. Ario Sagantoro is producing for PT Merantau Films,...

Arrow in the Head's Top 10 Kills of 2012

Well, it's that time of year again when we surmise the best in genre movies that splattered across the screen during the past twelve months. I always enjoy seeing these lists pop up because they always remind me that Christmas is near! And what better way to celebrate this joyous holiday season than with a gaggle of glorious deaths?! From shocking to gory to gleeful, here are my choices for the...
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