If you’ve never seen a movie that defies gravity with high-flying/high-intensity stunts and wanted to, Point Break is the movie you’ve been searching for. The cult classic is known for using extreme sports in its fantastic action set pieces, such as surfing and sky-diving. Now, Point Break never felt like something that needed to be remade. It wasn’t a box-office success, it wasn’t a huge hit with critics, but because of its cult status in the years following its release, it does make sense.
The 2015 version of Point Break looks much bigger and explosive than the original ever did. The original had a great surfing core to it, but the remake seems to be heavily expanding on that idea. On top of surfing and sky-diving, this version features other extreme sports such as motocross, wingsuits, free climbing, snowboarding, and the occasional jump into mid-air without any kind of attachment. Heavy, right?
While we are all waiting to see how all these extreme stunts play out on screen, we can now get a little taste of it with a pair of new featurettes for the movie. Each focus on a different stunt that will no doubt play into the plot, check them out:
Because of the era we’re in and because it is a remake, going much bigger is really the only way to do it. Honestly, I could care less for a Point Break remake. I enjoy the hell out of the original, it still hold up in my opinion. But because this “remake” is so different, it’s not even really thought of as a remake to me. It’s taking everything to new heights, creating an entire new bloodline in the Point Break family.
Along with the new videos, Warner Bros. has also released a batch of images for the film. They feature Luke Bracey as Johnny Utah, Édgar Ramírez as Bodhi, and Teresa Palmer as Samsara.
Point Break hits theaters on December 25th, 2015. Directed by Ericson Core starring Luke Bracey, Édgar Ramírez, Teresa Palmer, Ray Winstone, and Delroy Lindo.