The Raid exploded onto the global scene a few years ago and it made a name for everyone involved. Well, all the principle individuals that were involved in making the initial installment so popular have returned and they’re shooting to out do themselves.
The Raid 2 looks to be the Godfather Part II of action movies. The set pieces look stunning, the characters look engrossing, and the film looks to be an experience that is sure to excite movie goers all over the world.
The official synopsis:
Written and directed by Gareth Evans, THE RAID 2 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. His mission is to get close to a new mob boss, Bangun, by befriending his incarcerated son, Uco. Rama must hunt for information linking Bangun with corruption in the Jakarta Police Department while pursuing a dangerous and personal vendetta that threatens to consume him and bring his mission–and the organized crime syndicate–down around him.Matt Flannery (THE RAID: REDEMPTION) and Dimas Imam Subhono served as cinematographers with Joseph Trapanese (THE BOURNE LEGACY), Aria Prayogi (THE RAID: REDEMPTION) and Fajar Yuskemal (THE RAID: REDEMPTION) scoring the picture.