Director Gareth Evans (The Raid) is set to tear apart the means streets of contemporary London with his latest project, gangland drama series Gangs of London (working title). Set to launch in 2019 on HBO's Cinemax and Sky Atlantic, Evans and Matt Flannery (Downton Abbey) are set to direct the series and will also handle scriptwriting, […]
The Raid is the movie credited with killing Dredd at the US box office. By, basically, doing the same thing, weeks earlier. And now Titan Comics have licensed the film, and its director Gareth Evans, to make new comics based on the movie franchise. Look for them in… October? That would be my guess… […]
The Raid: Redemption and The Raid 2 director Gareth Evans posted an interesting action scene test reel on YouTube: [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdrwseAC9Jw[/youtube] According to the production notes, the sequences was designed by Yayan Ruhian, Cecep Arif Rahman and Gareth Evans, and featuring Ruhian, Rahman and Hannah Al Raashid as sword-wielders in deadly conflict. It was shot in […]
According to The Tracking Board (via Slashfilm), the Hollywood remake of The Raid: Redemption is in a bit of trouble. Specifically: director Patrick Hughes and studio Screen Gems (a Sony company) have exited the project. The original 2011 Indonesian film, in which a SWAT team makes its way through a fortified apartment block containing some […]
Gareth Evans is a very skilled director of action. He knows how to conceive it, how to stage it, how to shoot and how to cut it. For that alone this film will be essential.
We're just a month and a bit away from the release of The Raid 2. That already makes it time to order The Raid and get that in your eyeholes, but it's also very, very cheap right now.
It actually makes me really want to see this movie, even though I know I'll regret it when people start getting graphically knifed and hammered to death.
Things have opened up somewhat since the first instalment.
First, it will play at the Sundance Film Festival.
Iko Uwais is back as Rama in the follow-up to Gareth Evans' 2011 cult hit The Raid: Redemption.
Also including info on a Raid 2 fight sequence I previewed at Frightfest.
Gareth spills lots of juicy details about The Raid 2 and talks us through how he shot a prison sequence and a very tricky car chase. Also introducing Baseball Bat Man.
Gareth Evans talks us through the anxiety he had in making a horror film and how he dealt with the difficulties of shooting POV.
Amongst the film's directors are Hobo With A Shotgun's Jason Eisener, The Raid's Gareth Evans, Blair Witch's Edúardo Sanchez.
It's always a good sign when someone in the film industry begins a tweet with the words "Fuck it". [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/ghuwevans/status/234976219962175488"] This is Alicia AKA 'Hammer Girl', the first new character reveal for the second installment in Gareth Evans' martial arts action trilogy that began with this year's The Raid. The second film has been […]
Comics editor Rich Johnston has posted his own account of Kapow! Comic Convention 2012, but since we somehow managed to avoid running into each other, the Bleeding Cool Film experience was hopefully different enough to be worth writing about. Among the first things that I saw was new footage from Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, approximately […]
We'll start with the trailer for Gareth Evans' The Raid becuase, if you didn't see it last time, you'll be wanting to see it now. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWlmhMSnVdM[/youtube] Evans sometimes seems to be playing about with the camera quite enthusiastically there, canting it severely, or even shaking it during the heavy gunfire shots. Besides my light worry […]