A planned remake of The Raid from director Joe Carnahan has just lately morphed into a different job fully, but another new choose on the Indonesian struggle movie has now sprung up.
Deadline experiences that Michael Bay is on board to deliver an American remake of The Raid for Netflix, with original director Gareth Evans also concerned as government producer.
Patrick Hughes (The Expendables 3, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard) is directing, and he’ll also be co-producing the script with James Beaufort.
Deadline reminds, “The primary film was created and directed by Evans and followed an elite Indonesian S.W.A.T. team that gets trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.” The 2011 film received an Evans-directed sequel in 2014.
The web-site adds, “This version is set in Philadelphia’s drug-infested ‘Badlands’, an elite undercover DEA process force climb a ladder of cartel informants to catch an elusive kingpin.”
“We’re amazingly energized about Patrick’s exclusive vision for this film. It is a distinctly first choose on the materials, which promises to pay out good respect to the original movie even though also bringing a clean solution and point of view that will established its have class in the motion style,” the producers reported in a statement shared by Deadline tonight.
You can view the trailer for the original 2011 film under.