Indonesian actor Iko Uwais confirms he will star in The Raid: Redemption sequel

27 November 2012 / 3 years 10 months ago

Source: Bangkok PostMartial arts superstar Iko Uwais has confirmed he will take a lead role in a sequel to The Raid: Redemption.Pencak silat expert Iko Uwais stars as Rama in The Raid: Redemption. The film has grossed over US$4m in the US and Canada.The action thriller, a showcase for the traditional Indonesian martial art of pencak silat, follows an elite SWAT team's doomed mission to capture a Jakarta crime boss and has been a surprise hit worldwide since its release in 2011."We've been preparing the choreography so far but we have not yet determined when we're going to shoot the movie," Uwais told Antara News.Director Gareth Evans confirmed earlier this year that the sequel has the working title of The Raid: Retaliation, with filming expected to begin in January 2013."We'll announce the actors and when we shoot the movie on December 20," producer Ario Sagantoro told Antara News.

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