The Indonesian action film from Gareth Evans earned a wild response from Midnight Madness audiences in Toronto.
XYZ Films will produce the remake, reprising their role on the original. Evans will serve as executive producer on the English language version.
The Raid tells of a SWAT team that gets trapped in an apartment building filled with a crime lord’s violent minions.
Screen Gems president Clint Culpepper will oversee the project for the studio.
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions picked up US distribution rights to the original Indonesian film during Cannes.