Monday 23 October 2017

Sequel to ‘Wanted’ confirmed as writer reveals plot details

A screen shot from the original movie starring Angelina Jolie and James McEvoy.
A screen shot from the original movie starring Angelina Jolie and James McEvoy.
Brian O'Reilly

Brian O'Reilly

A SEQUEL to smash action movie ‘Wanted’ has been confirmed and the first details of the plot revealed.

Screenwriter Derek Haas has confirmed that the sequel will take place four years after the original move, and will see James McEvoy’s character Wesley Gibson recruit a new female assassin

“The only thing I can tell you is that Wesley is now, four years later, recruiting a young woman who is in his situation in the first movie," Haas told Hollywood.com.

“She's got a sh**ty life. He's sort of in the Fox role. This new girl is brought into the world", he continued.

Timur Bekmambetov is signed on to direct the movie, having recently directed Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

The original ‘Wanted’ starred Angelina Jolie, James McEvoy and Morgan Freeman. It made €260m at the box office on a budget of €60m.

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