Sony Pictures Classics and Stage 6 Films announced today that they will theatrically release The Raid 2 in the United States. The sequel to the 2011 action thriller The Raid: Redemption, The Raid 2, is once again written and directed by Gareth Evans.
Currently in post-production, The Raid 2 picks up right where the first film left off and follows Rama (Iko Uwais) as he goes undercover and infiltrates the ranks of a ruthless Jakarta crime syndicate in order to protect his family and uncover the corruption in his own police force.
The film was produced by Ario Sagantoro for Merantau Films, and Aram Tertzakian and Nate Bolotin of XYZ Films. The sequel was executive produced by Rangga Maya Barack-Evans for Merantau Films, Irwan D. Mussry, and Nick Spicer and Todd Brown on behalf of XYZ. Matt Flannery (The Raid: Redemption) and Dimas Imam Subhono served as cinematographers with Joseph Trapanese (The Bourne Legacy), Aria Prayogi (The Raid: Redemption) and Fajar Yuskemal (The Raid: Redemption) scoring the picture.