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Patrick Hughes To Write And Direct “The Raid” With Michael Bay To Produce

Patrick Hughes To Write And Direct “The Raid” With Michael Bay To Produce

  • A reimagining of Gareth Evans’ The Raid is heading to Netflix. 

  • Patrick Hughes will direct the feature film, with Michael Bay and XYZ Films producing. 

  • Director: Patrick Hughes (The Hitman's Bodyguard, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, The Man from Toronto)

  • Screenwriters: Patrick Hughes and James Beaufort 

  • Producers: Michael Bay; XYZ Films

  • Executive Producers: Gareth Evans; Range Media Partners

  • Logline: In Philadelphia’s drug-infested ‘Badlands’, an elite undercover DEA task force climb a ladder of cartel informants to catch an elusive kingpin.

  • The original film was written and directed by Gareth Evans and released theatrically by Sony Pictures Classics in 2012 after premiering to rave reviews at TIFF and Sundance.

  • Quote from the producers: “We’re incredibly excited about Patrick’s unique vision for this film. It’s a distinctly original take on the material, which promises to pay great respect to the original film while also bringing a fresh approach and perspective that will set its own course in the action genre.”