The Expendables Director Will Remake The Raid: Okezone Celebrity

THE ANGELS – Netflix made sure to rework The Raid, an Indonesian action thriller film directed by Gareth Evans. However, for the remake project, the director’s chair will be filled by Patrick Hughes.

He is the director behind popular Hollywood movies, such as The Hitman’s Bodyguard and The Expendables 3. Meanwhile, Michael Bay, who is known for his Transformers and Bad Boys films, will serve as producer.

“We are very pleased with Hughes’ unique vision for this film because he gave so much respect to the original film. He brings a new approach and perspective to the action genre,” said Michael Bay Deadline, Wednesday (12/1/2022).

Then what about Gareth Evans? The film’s original director and screenwriter was appointed executive producer with Range Media Partners. Patrick Hughes and James Beaufort will write the screenplay for the film.

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Different from the original film, The Raid This Hollywood version will take the background of the city of ‘Badlands’ in Philadelphia which is filled with drug lords. An elite task force from the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) then goes undercover to catch the drug lords.

The Raid.

Film The Raid: Redemption released in domestic theaters in 2011. The film, starring Iko Uwais and Joe Taslim, showcases the martial art of Pencak Silat. The story is about elite troops trapped in a settlement populated by a ruthless mafia.*

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