First Look: Edgar Ramirez & Luke Bracey in 'Point Break' Remake
by Ethan Anderton
April 22, 2015
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 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.
Reader Feedback - 12 Comments
No way. Swayze forever!
TheOct8pus on Apr 22, 2015
Makes me sick. Absolutely trash!
ragethorn on Apr 22, 2015
There can only be one Pointbreak!
Rock n Rollllll on Apr 22, 2015
so new Bohdi looks like old Johnny Utah and new Johnny Utah looks like old Bodhi?… groundbreaking
Astroboy3000 on Apr 22, 2015
Fucking ridiculous. A remake of Point break? That's the best they can come up with? Its going to tank so so badly.
Sascha Dikiciyan on Apr 22, 2015
How do you remake perfection?
Brandon Moss on Apr 22, 2015
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.
digideth on Apr 22, 2015
Angry comment about the unfairness of this remake!
DAVIDPD on Apr 22, 2015
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.
rvnc on Apr 23, 2015
"The remake nobody asked for..." Who the hell has ever asked for a remake?
happycozy on Apr 23, 2015
Hollywood - land of idiots...
allah_speaking on May 9, 2015
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?
Michael Teasley on May 12, 2015
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