Sony Pictures Classics and Stage 6 Films announced today that they will release The Raid 2 in the United States on March 28. The film will have its World Premiere at the upcoming 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Written and directed by Gareth Evans, 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 Raid 2 was produced by Ario Sagantoro for Merantau Films, and Aram Tertzakian and Nate Bolotin of XYZ Films. The film was executive produced by Rangga Maya Barack-Evans for Merantau Films, Irwan D. Mussry, 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.