Whatever he wants to do, I will watch Iko Uwais do it. Fortunately for me, at least as far as movies go, that usually involves him kicking the crap out of people. And I support that. The latest cinematic endeavor for The Raid star, the hyper-violent revenge yarn Headshot, helmed by the Mo Brothers (Macabre, Killers), makes its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next week, and in advance of that, there’s a badass new poster to gawk at.
The fine folks at Screen Anarchy got the reveal, which only makes sense as founder Todd Brown is part of producer/distributor XYZ Films.
If you haven’t been paying attentions, Headshot is the story of an amnesiac killing machine (Iko Uwais) whose shadowy past comes back with a vengeance as he takes on a vicious drug lord. Yes, yes that does sound like a damn near perfect time at the movies.
Headshot also stars Very Tri Yulisman and Julie Estelle, better known as Baseball Bat Man and Hammer Girl from The Raid 2, Sunny Pang, and Chelsea Islan.
This fits in perfectly with the TIFF Midnight Madness catalog, and as usual, I’m super jealous of everyone in attendance because they get to see Headshot before I do. There’s no word on when the rest of us will get to lay eyes on this, but hopefully it won’t be too much longer. I need this to show up and pummel me around the head and neck.