He was linked a few weeks ago, but now Australian filmmaker Patrick Hughes ("Red Hill," "The Expendables 3") is confirmed to be in talks to direct the English-language remake of Gareth Evans' "The Raid".
Brad Ingelsby is writing the screenplay for the new version which is expected to have a similar story line. It's presently not known where the story will take place.
Iko Uwais and Joe Taslim starred in the original about a group of Jakarta cops who stage a raid on a thirty-story building filled with deadly criminals.
No actors have been attached at this time.