Escape Plan 2: Hades is a 2018 American prison action thriller film directed by Steven C. Miller. It is the sequel to the 2013 film Escape Plan and the second installment in the Escape Plan film series. It stars Sylvester Stallone and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson reprising their roles from the first film, with Dave Bautista, Huang Xiaoming, Jaime King, Jesse Metcalfe, Titus Welliver, and Wes Chatham joining the cast. They released the film a straight-to-DVD in the United States but received theatrical releases in such countries as Russia on June 28, 2018 and in China on June 29, 2018. The film received negative reviews from critics and grossed $17.6 million against a production budget of $10 million.