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First Look: Edgar Ramirez & Luke Bracey in 'Point Break' Remake

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April 22, 2015

Point Break

The remake nobody asked for is coming this Christmas with Point Break, a new approach to the 1991 action thriller of the same name that was directed by Kathryn Bigelow and starred Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves. The film has become an action classic, but that's not stopping Hollywood from trying to cash in on its legacy with a new version starring Edgar Ramirez (Deliver Us from Evil) and Luke Bracey (The November Man). Now the first photos have been unveiled after some footage was shown at CinemaCon in Las Vegas yesterday, and at least now we know that Ramirez surfs and Bracey runs. That's exciting, right?

Here's our first look at Ericson Core's remake of Point Break from Warner Bros. Pictures:

Point Break

Point Break

Point Break is directed by Ericson Core (Invincible), who is also the director of photography on the film written by Kurt Wimmer (Salt, Street Kings, Total Recall). A young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill seeking elite athletes, led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a string of staggering crimes that kill innocent people and send the world’s economy into a tailspin. Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the callous architects of these inconceivable crimes. The remake arrives on December 25th.

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  • TheOct8pus
    No way. Swayze forever!
  • ragethorn
    Makes me sick. Absolutely trash!
  • Rock n Rollllll
    There can only be one Pointbreak!
  • Astroboy3000
    so new Bohdi looks like old Johnny Utah and new Johnny Utah looks like old Bodhi?… groundbreaking
  • Fucking ridiculous. A remake of Point break? That's the best they can come up with? Its going to tank so so badly.
  • Brandon Moss
    How do you remake perfection?
  • What the FUCK?? God DAM Hollywood, how about using an ORIGINAL IDEA for a movie. they gonna fuck up another movie... same as it ever was.
  • DAVIDPD
    Angry comment about the unfairness of this remake!
  • rvnc
    The original Point Break was directed by Kathryn Bigelow, who created this amazing piece of pop perfection -- cheesy but really fun and with these gorgeously shot surfing and action sequences. The cinematography was really amazing, if you look at that film again. This remake seems like it will be a loser, like the remake of The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 or the remake of Miami Vice.
  • happycozy
    "The remake nobody asked for..." Who the hell has ever asked for a remake?
  • allah_speaking
    Hollywood - land of idiots...
  • Michael Teasley
    Point Beak already had a remake: The Fast and the Furious 1 :-P. They just used street racing instead of surfing. Why remake it again?

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