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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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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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