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(VIDEO) Gareth Evans Talks The Raid 2 Rating, Raid 3 – ManlyMovie

(VIDEO) Gareth Evans Talks The Raid 2 Rating, Raid 3

With the release of The Raid 2 approaching, Gareth Evans has been promoting the movie more heavily. Collider.com caught up with Evans to discuss the MPAA rating, a possible extended version, home release and the possibility of The Raid 3.

You can check out the video below, here’s a timeline if you’re not prepared to watch all of it.

  • 0:28 – The pressure to raise the bar and the satisfaction about the ecstatic reaction at the film’s world premiere
  • 1:44 – The feeling of listening to the audience’s vocal reactions
  • 2:41 – The length of the shoot, the size of the budget, and the cameras they used
  • 4:55 – The writing process as it related to the first film
  • 7:21 – Geeking out about working with the stunt team that’s worked on John Woo films
  • 8:04 – His favorite John Woo movie
  • 8:42 – The time spent on pre-production, designing the fight, rehearsing the fight, and shooting the fight
  • 9:50 – The length of the assembly cut
  • 10:18 – Deleted scenes
  • 11:29 – Discussion of the most violent scenes and how the MPAA might react
  • 12:44 – Meeting in Hollywood following the success of the first movie, and future projects
  • 13:48 – Budgets affecting the shooting location and creative control
  • 14:48 – His thoughts on the Marvel superhero, Iron Fist, and thoughts on handling a PG-13 movie
  • 17:28 – Going back three hours from a point in The Raid 2 as the beginning of The Raid 3, and other thoughts on the sequel
  • the-raid-2-gareth-evans18:38 – How far he is in the writing process for The Raid 3
  • 19:17 – The possibility of Hollywood calling if The Raid 2 is a success
  • 19:46 – Possibly releasing an extended cut on Blu-ray, and keeping the deleted scene
  • 20:35 – How close the Sundance cut will be to the final version released in theaters
  • 21:41 – Screening the movie for friends and working with Aram Tertzakian on the editing process
  • 22:45 – The length of the editing process and the equipment he used
  • 23:46 – Changes from the script to the final film
  • 24:23 – Films he’s seen recently that have blown him away
  • 25:18 – Technology he’s interested in using
  • 26:20 – How he uses Twitter
  • 28:22 – The reaction in Indonesia for The Raid 2
  • 29:40 – His next project