Sony Pictures Classics and Stage 6 Films announced on December 23 the release date for the anticipated martial arts sequel, set to premiere in Sundance next month.

The Raid 2 will open in the US on March 28 following the world premiere in the Premieres section in Park City on January 21.

Once again Gareth Evans wrote and directed the Indonesian story, which picks up where the original left off as Rama played by Iko Uwais infiltrates a Jakarta crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover police corruption. Evans created the 2011 original.

Ario Sagantoro produced for Evans’ Merantau Films alongside Aram Tertzakian and Nate Bolotin of XYZ Films.

Rangga Maya Barack-Evans served as executive producer for Merantau Films with Irwan D Mussry and XYZ’s Nick Spicer and Todd Brown.