It has been announced that Frank Grillo (The Purge, Captain America: The Winter Soldier) has signed up to star in an upcoming remake of The Raid. In an interview with Collider, Grillo confirmed the news, which will be directed by The Expendables 3 director Patrick Hughes.
Grillo said this in the interview: “Well, yeah. I mean, we were officially offered the film, and so that was gonna go in September and now that doesn’t go until January. So, you know, that’s the way the movie business is. You’re officially attached until there is no more movie, you know? But yeah, this is something that I’m planning on doing. Yeah.”
It was recently announced that the remake had been put on hold and the plan is to begin filming at the beginning of 2015.