Dave Bautista set to star in Stallone’s ‘Escape Plan 2’

Los Angeles: Actor and former professional wrestler Dave Bautista is set to star in action thriller film “Escape Plan 2”.

The movie is currently gearing for production. However, plot details are still kept under wraps, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

The “Guardians of the Galaxy” star is joining Stallone, who will reprise his role as Ray Breslin in the follow-up to 2013’s movie “Escape Plan”.

In the first film, Breslin is a prison-security specialist who finds himself in a near-impenetrable facility. He teams up with an inmate named Emil Rottmayer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) for a bold escape plan.

The upcoming prison break movie will be directed by Steven C. Miller. It will be produced by Randall Emmett, George Furla, Mark Canton and Zack Schiller.

Bautista will reprise his role as Drax the Destroyer in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”, which is set to hit screens in the US on May 5. His character is also expected to join forces with “The Avengers” in “Avengers: Infinity War”, which is scheduled to be released on May 4 next year.