Edgar Ramirez To Topline “Point Break”

“Carlos” star Edgar Ramirez is set to take on the role of Bodhi in the upcoming remake of “Point Break”.

Patrick Swayze made the role famous in the original, and Gerard Butler was slated to take on the role in the remake until scheduling conflicts saw him depart last week.

The hunt began for a replacement with Ramirez quickly drafted. Alcon Entertainment co-founders and co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove made the announcement of his casting this morning.

Ericson Core helms the new version of “Point Break” which moves the action away from the California surfing shores and into the world of extreme sports.

Luke Bracey plays former extreme sports athlete, now working for the FBI, who must infiltrating a criminal ring.

Shooting begins in the Summer with an August 7th 2015 release date also just announced.

Source: Alcon Entertainment