THE MOVIE: Written and directed by Gareth Evans, The Raid 2: Berandal picks up right where the first film left off and follows Rama (Iko Uwais) as he goes undercover and infiltrates the ranks of a ruthless Jakarta crime syndicate in order to protect his family and uncover the corruption in his own police force.
Additional cast members include Arifin Putra, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusadewo, Alex Abbad, Julie Estelle, Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endo, Yahan Ruhian and Kazuki Kitamura
The Raid 2: Berandal opens in New York and Los Angeles on March 28th and everywhere else on April 11th.
Evans has stated there will be even more action in the sequel, with a total of eighteen action sequences planned. While it almost seems impossible for the team to top their efforts in The Raid, it’s clear they’re trying.
Updates: First official poster. | First trailer. | Second trailer is now available. | Gareth Evans hints that there will be a Raid 3: “The Raid 2 takes place 2 hrs after the first, The Raid 3 would start 2hrs before The Raid 2 ends.” | Collider has a new photo, which shows that Capoeira (Brazilian martial arts) will be featured. | Newest (and the best) trailer, courtesy of yahoo.
In case you missed it, please check out our interview with the writer/director of Raid 2, Gareth Evans. | Head over to Collider to catch an interesting interview with Gareth Evans, where he talks about the possibility of making a Marvel movie, John Woo and working with Hong Kong action director Bruce Law. | The new cover for Cinemags. | Newest poster. | 9 new images, courtesy of Collider! | Australian poster.
Check out the new U.S. poster, courtesy of EW.com. | Watch a bloody clip, featuring Julie Estelle (aka Hammer Girl). Clip courtesy of MTV | The latest trailer, courtesy of IGN. You can also check out this UK poster.
We also have links to two Raid 2 treats: The first is a clip of the “car” fight, courtesy of Collider (click here); the second is a deleted scene, courtesy of Film Combat Syndicate (click here). | Watch a new action clip, featuring “Baseball Man”.