Born and raised in Wales, Gareth Evans is a writer-director currently based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He made his debut in 2009 with Merantau, and broke through internationally with the acclaimed martial arts thrillers The Raid: Redemption (2011) and The Raid 2 (2014), both of which were released by Sony Pictures Classics. You can follow him on Twitter at @ghuwevans.
On the latest episode of the Talkhouse Film podcast, Gareth Evans, director of the awesome martial arts thrillers The Raid: Redemption and The Raid 2, talks with fellow fan favorite Ben Wheatley (Kill List, A Field in England), with their wide-ranging conversation touching on everything from fight choreography and their upcoming projects to musicals and gonzo filmmaking. For more filmmakers talking film and TV, visit Talkhouse Film at thetalkhouse.com/film.
The music featured in the podcast is as follows:
1. Intro / outro underscore: “Plastic Man vs. The Giant Red Phase Of The Sun” – Iced Ink
2.“Razors Out” – Mike Shinoda feat. Chino Moreno (from The Raid: Redemption)
Episode engineered and edited by Elia Einhorn