THE RAID sees the return of MERANTAU star Iko Uwais as a member of a SWAT team sent out to raid the headquarters of a drug kingpin in a tenement block in Jakarta. The raid ends up botched with law enforcement and criminals, both well-armed, battling it out in a brutal and bloody exchange of bullets and fists. Directed by Gareth Evans. Fights choreographed by Iko Uwais and Yayan Ruhian. The film premiered at TIFF and has been picked up by Sony Pictures for release in the U.S. Sony has hired Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park to create a new score.
Gareth Evans • Iko Uwais • The Raid (2011)