Escape Plan 2: Hades, is an upcoming action packed film directed by Steven C. Miller and starring Sylvester Stallone, Dave Bautista and Curtis Jackson. Escape Plan 2 is the sequel to the 2013 film that brought in $138 Million at the Box Office, Escape Plan.
Returning to reprise their roles in ‘Escape Plan 2: Hades’ are Sylvester Stallone and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson along with newcomers to the cast lineup including Dave Bautista, Jaime King, Jesse Metcalfe, and Wes Chatham.
According to EFO Films and Lionsgate Premier, development was first announced in October 2016, with Sylvester Stallone returning to star, this time in a supporting role. It was announced in February 2017 that Steven C. Miller would helm the film, and that there was potential for Arnold Schwarzenegger to reprise his role from the first.
Chinese film production company Leomus Pictures was set as a co-financer for the film. In March 2017, Dave Bautista, Jaime King and 50 Cent were added to the cast with the additions of Jesse Metcalfe, Pete Wentz and Wes Chatham later in the month.
By March 22, filming had begun in Atlanta, Georgia, with Stallone sharing a video from the set and revealing the title as Escape Plan 2: Hades, as well as announcing a third film was in development. Tyron Woodley was revealed as part of the cast in April.
“Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world’s most impenetrable prisons. When his trusted operative, Shu Ren, is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ever built, Ray assembles an elite team to assist in the rescue.”
Directed by: Steven C. Miller
Written by: Miles Chapman
Distributed by: Lionsgate Premiere (USA) All Media
Country: USA | China
Release date: June 29, 2018 on Blu-Ray, Digital and ON DEMAND
Article by: Michael “The Sizzler” Jacobs, Staff Writer
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