Watch: First Teaser Trailer for TIFF Action Fave 'The Raid' Hits Already
Well that didn't take long at all. Only a few hours after seeing and immediately reviewing one of the "best action movies in years" at the Toronto Film Festival, an early teaser trailer for Gareth Evans' The Raid has been unveiled online via MTV and it's a must watch. The Raid is an Indonesian action film about an elite SWAT police squad that raids a drug lord's building, which it takes place entirely in, and it's awesome. Sony has also announced that Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda will be creating an "an entirely new musical score for the ultra-intense action picture's" US release. A perfect way to follow-up my immense praise - check it out!
Watch the first teaser trailer for Gareth Evans' The Raid, originally from MTV:
In the heart of Jakarta lies a rundown apartment infested with druggies and drifters, ruled by a ruthless drug lord. The apartment block is considered untouchable by even the bravest of police—until one early morning when, cloaked under dawn's darkness, an elite SWAT team, led by Officer Rama (Iko Uwais), raids the peril-filled structure. As Rama's squad races between the maze of rooms and floors, encountering a barrage of gunfire, machetes, and ruthless hand-to-hand combat around every corner, the stakes get higher and higher. The Raid is written & directed by Welsh filmmaker Gareth Huw Evans, of Merantau previously. This just premiered at TIFF, but is picked up by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions for US distribution.