Hollywood has been trying for years to carry out a remake of ‘Killer Raid’, the brutal film directed by Gareth Evans in 2011. Until now it seemed that Joe Carnahan I was going to take care of her with Frank Grillo leading the cast – a duo that already gave us great joy last year with ‘Boss Level’ – but the project has taken a 180 degree turn and will now be a Netflix production by the hand of Michael Bay y Patrick Hughes.
Bay will serve as producer of ‘The Raid’ alongside XYZ Films, the company behind the original film, while the staging will be the responsibility of the director of ‘Los Mercenarios 3’ or ‘El otro cuerpoguardia’. For his part, Evans’ involvement appears to be limited to the role of executive producer.
A master move from their representatives
Hughes will also write the script with James Beaufort in what does not stop being a master movement on the part of its representatives and those of the director of the imminent ‘Ambulance’, since it was they who suggested that they collaborate together to get down to work with this reimagining of ‘Murderous raid’.
And is that the movie will change a few thingsFor example, this time the action will take place in Philadelphia, following the story of an undercover DEA agent who will have to gain positions to catch an elusive drug lord. It is still unknown who will make up his cast.