Jan de Bont Directing Point Break Sequel


Jan de Bont (Twister, Speed) is set to direct Point Break: Indo, says The Hollywood Reporter.

RGM Entertainment and Essential Entertainment will executive produce this Asia-based follow-up to director Kathryn Bigelow’s 1991 original, which starred de Bont’s Speed lead Keanu Reeves as an FBI agent casing a gang of surfer bank robbers. The new film will take place 20 years after the disappearance of one of the criminal surfers (Patrick Swayze).

Both the original and sequel are written by W. Peter Iliff. The trade says plot details and possible character reprises have not been disclosed, but the film will shoot in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

Taylor Morgan Pictures’ Chris Taylor and John Morgan will produce. RGM’s Devesh Chetty, Essential’s Jere Hausfater and Neil Kaplan, and de Bont will executive produce.