By: Nick Venable
If you think you’re hearing an echo, it’s because my stomach is a giant empty pit hallowed by the existence of The Raid remake, and sounds bounce off the inner walls like heads bouncing off of the walls in a certain drug lord’s apartment complex. Also, we talked about it a couple of weeks ago, when The Expendables 3 director Patrick Hughes first entered negotiations to defy expectations by directing Screen Gems’ Americanized version of Gareth Evans’ The Raid: Redemption. The studio is now making things official by announcing Hughes has definitely been hired, just in case you thought something “terrible” had happened to the remake in the meantime.
It’s still a question of what any filmmaker can bring to this remake that justi[…]
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