Jaime King to star in Escape Plan 2
Jaime King is set to star in ‘Escape Plan 2’.
The 37-year-old actress has signed up to take on the role of Abigail Ross - who was originally played by Amy Ryan - in the prison-break action movie, which is the sequel to 2013′s ‘Escape Plan’.
Also revealed in the same casting announcement was 41-year-old rapper 50 Cent - real name Curtis Jackson - who will be joining the cast to reprise his role as Hush from the first movie.
King and Jackson join returning cast member and Hollywood heavyweight Sylvester Stallone, who played Ray Breslin in the original prison thriller.
Also confirmed to be appearing in the sequel is ex-MMA fighter Dave Bautista, who is known for his appearance as Drax in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and the upcoming ensemble movie ‘Avengers: Infinity War’.
‘Escape Plan 2’ is being directed by Steven C. Miller, using a script written by Miles Chapman, who also penned the first instalment.
Plot details for the sequel are remaining under wraps, and little else is known about the characters, or how it will tie into the original movie.
‘Escape Plan’ followed the story of Stallone’s Ray Breslin - a structural engineer who is incarcerated in the world’s most secret and secure prison - and his attempt to escape his imprisonment with the help of fellow inmate Emil Rottmayer, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger.
As of yet, it is unknown whether Schwarzenegger is set to reprise his role.
Randall Emmett, George Furla, Mark Canton, Zack Schiller and Robbie Brenner are returning to produce having previously worked on ‘Escape Plan’.
Ted Fox, Mark Stewart, Barry Brooker and Stan Wertlieb will executive produce along with the Fyzz Facility’s Wayne Marc Godfrey and Robert Jones.