Gareth Evans is already knee-deep in the blood and bullets of The Raid 2: Berandal, but even though we’ve already seen some set pics, it’s nice to see further evidence of the brutal violence to come. Especially when it involves a guy’s cheek ripped raw.
The above image is directly from the director’s Twitter feed:
— Gareth Evans (@ghuwevans) April 1, 2013
Evans is still keeping the plot a secret, but the sequel opens a mere two hours after the destruction of the original, and it’s an odds-on bet that the plot will only be as thick as it needs to be to set up a baker’s dozen fight sequences. After all, it’s not like it needs an intricate story or anything; it needs two sides fighting each other. And it needs more images like this (with make-up fx work from Kumalasari Tanara). Not for kiddos! No joke.