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Xyz Films joins Gareth Evans’ Pt Merantau Films to launch worldwide sales on The Night Comes For Us, with Evans serving as action director and Timo Tjahjanto serving as director of the Indonesian-English thriller.
According to Screen Daily the film will be produced by the La-based Xyz Films with Pt Merantau Films, with Maya Barack Evans of Pt and Nate Bolotin, Aram Tertzakian, Nick Spicer, and Todd Brown of Xyz serving as executive producers.
The Night Comes For Us follows “a Triad enforcer who, after unwittingly orchestrates a massacre, embarks on a bloody journey of atonement.” The film will star Joe Taslim of The Raid and Fast & Furious 6, alongside Yayan Ruhian.
Director Timo Tjahjano was one of the directors on the short film anthology ABCs of Death, as well as the “Safe Haven” segment of V/H/S/2, which he co-directed with Evans. His film Killers, also produced by Xyz, »
- Brad McHargue
Back in February, we reported that Sony Pictures acquired the rights to a sequel for the popular action-thriller The Raid: Redemption. We haven't heard much about this follow-up, entitled Berandal since then, except that Gareth Evans is returning to direct. Yesterday, the filmmaker teased new details regarding Berandal through his Twitter account, revealing the story will take place just hours after The Raid: Redemption's ending, and that production is scheduled to take place very soon.
Ok Raid 2 tidbit, we start shooting on January 19th and the first scene takes place 2hrs after the first film ends.
— Gareth Evans (@ghuwevans) January 2, 2013
Iko Uwais is believed to reprise his role as Rama in Berandal, although no further casting details have been revealed. With a production start date just weeks away, hopefully more details will be unveiled regarding this action-packed follow-up.
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