‘Captain America’ star Frank Grillo joins ‘The Raid’ remake

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(CBR) The U.S. remake of “The Raid” has been delayed, but that”s not stopping the casting process from moving forward.

Actor Frank Grillo has confirmed that he has a role to play in the “Raid” remake, helmed by “The Expendables 3” director Patrick Hughes. The “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” actor dropped the news in an interview with We Got This Covered, saying:

“What people don”t know is that I”m a blackbelt in jujitsu, which I”ve been for 20 years, and I”ve been boxing since I”ve been 15 years old – those are things that come natural to me. Believe it or not, I just got hired to do [the remake of] 'The Raid' … I loved [the original] … we”ve got to do this justice. It”s a fanboy favorite.”

Production on “The Raid” is expected to begin in January.

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