During the 1950s – 1970s Thailand had an action hero in the form of Red Eagle. The character is getting a reboot, and there is plenty of action to keep you distracted from the subtitles.

A nuclear power plant is about to be commissioned upon the signing of corrupt and power hungry politicians. The citizens are in frenzy, as they oppose this plan but they cannot do a thing about it. And so, a hero was born, chasing down the criminals and the corrupt, killing of whatever threatens the city’s well being. He leaves a card with his name simply as “THE RED EAGLE”. However, the hero becomes the hunted, when the politicians send out their best defense, known as “THE BLACK DEMON”.

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. Ricco
    October 5, 2010 at 1:44 pm — Reply

    I don’t know if it’s the “All your bases are belong to us” subs, but no thank you.

  2. TaZ
    October 5, 2010 at 6:36 pm — Reply

    Batman, Daredevil and Punisher rolled into one. I like it!

    • CMonocle
      October 6, 2010 at 11:15 am — Reply

      Kind of a Jason Todd/Red Hood vibe too.

  3. Obsidian
    October 5, 2010 at 6:55 pm — Reply

    It’s clear that Bruce Lee’s Kato has had a lasting effect on things… I’m interested.

  4. Doctor Sleepless
    October 14, 2010 at 5:53 am — Reply

    Looks kinda neat. And yeah I agree with the Red Hood/Kato observations.

  5. Damascus
    October 25, 2010 at 1:26 am — Reply

    Not really something that I’m too interested in, but I like when stuff like this gets made. There’s probably somebody out there that in the ’50s or ’70s was a huge fan of this character and they are probably super excited to see that character being utilized again. I like that. I don’t like intellectual property dying, so seeing something from the “golden age” of Thai movies being brought back is cool.

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