'American Psycho' Sequel Wants Patrick Bateman in Bed with Rihanna and Chris Brown

Author Bret Easton Ellis goes on a Twitter rampage imaging where the Wall Street anti-hero has found himself in 2012.

Bret Easton Ellis plans American Psycho 2
Bret Easton Ellis plans American Psycho 2
Technically speaking, there is a sequel to the 2000 thriller American Psycho, but it had nothing to do with Wall Street anti-hero and serial killer Patrick Bateman as personified by Christian Bale. American Psycho II: All American Girl was a cheap direct-to-DVD knock off starring Mila Kunis that only had a minor connection to Bret Easton Ellis' original creation.

The novel was published in 1991, and the film adaptation quickly became a cult hit upon its release on April 14th of 2000. Due to both the film and novel's popularity, Patrick Bateman is considered an icon of sorts, and for years, fans have asked for a sequel. Bret Easton Ellis has never obliged, but that may soon change. When posed with the question "What would Patrick Bateman be doing right now? Here, in 2012?" A question that has arisen far too many times in the past couple of years, Bret Easton Ellis decided to give his definite answer this past weekend, hitting his Twitter account with a barrage of possibilities.

These Tweets have seemingly laid the foundation for a novel sequel that could possibly lead to a second feature film. Bret Easton Ellis is going to pitch his ideas to his publishers, and currently has 14 pages of notes.

Those notes include various plot points such as Bateman killing his father's mistress, Bateman's obsession with Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and Patrick fantasizing about a three way with Rihanna and Chris Brown, all while hating on Barack Obama.

Bret Easton Ellis hopes to have Patrick Bateman dissecting Don Henley's Building the Perfect Beast. He will also give essays on Adele and Kanye West. His favorite song of the moment would be Fireworks by Katy Perry, which leads Bateman to killing Perry's personal trainer. Patrick will also use Facebook as a means to post pictures of recently murdered women, but no one will notice, and those that do simply post a "Fuck yeah!" In the comment section.

To see a running scroll of Bret Easton Ellis 's Tweets: Click Here!

A lot of these ideas are stream of consciousness on Bret Easton Ellis' part, but it is possible that some of this material will wind up in a future book and possible film. As it seems Bret Easton Ellis is quite serious about bringing Patrick Bateman back into the pop consciousness. There is no telling if Christian Bale would ever be interested in returning for a movie sequel, though.

In late December, Lionsgate announced that they were moving forward on a remake of American Psycho that takes place in 2012, written and directed by Noble Jones. That film has not yet been greenlit for production, and may stall if Bret Easton Ellis moves ahead with his own planned sequel.

American Psycho was released April 14th, 2000 and stars Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage, Chloë Sevigny, Reese Witherspoon, Samantha Mathis, Matt Ross. The film is directed by Mary Harron.



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Comments (18)

  1. RyanMoran

    I LOVE AMERICAN PSYCHO BUT THATS JUST GAY

    3 years agoby @RyanMoranMitaFlag

  2. Justice23

    this has been a very weird day i was just thinking about the original today and was quoting it constantly in my history of cinema class lol. if this happened i would only watch it if mr.Bale was in it if not i have no interest in this but stll this will never happen. now im gonna go watch to original and enjoy my day lol

    3 years agoby @justice23Flag

  3. Luc Eccles Biron

    I'd much rather see a sequel than a remake and Christian Bale IS Patrick Bateman, that should not change.

    3 years agoby @luc-eccles-bironFlag

  4. Rated-X

    I tried to get through the novel, a bit heavy for me, but really must watch this film. The novel is so extrememe and grotesquely brilliant and it is such a largly loved film- i must catch up on it and watch, interresting news. Shame about the adaptation of The Informers, now that is pants!

    3 years agoby @rated-xFlag

  5. Alan Solares

    Ha! The Facebook scene has already happened. I have him in my friend's list. lol

    3 years agoby @Alan-SolaresFlag

  6. Ghostman

    "Bateman killing his father's mistress and his obsession with Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Patrick fantasizing about a three way with Rihanna and Chris Brown, all while hating on Barack Obama."

    0_o

    3 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  7. Joshua Hollaway

    Why did i check the calender to see if it was April 1st.

    3 years agoby @Joshua-HollawayFlag

  8. MovieManiac

    If they ever make a sequel with Brett Easton Ellis, Mary Harron & Christian bale returning then i will be first in line on opening day.

    3 years agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  9. ROFLitschristian

    Wait so we're doing a reboot AND a sequel? :|

    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  10. ROFLitschristian

    What... the f*ck.

    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  11. Heisenberg

    Wow this sh*t has Fail all over!! XD On the + side I don't c Batman reprising that role. =)

    3 years agoby @HeisenbergFlag

  12. CelluloidDreams

    Sounds wrong l so many levels!

    3 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  13. the Narrator

    I knew who posted this before I even saw the article.

    3 years agoby @narratorFlag

  14. Pjwolsker

    that would actually be really funny to see

    3 years agoby @pjwolskerFlag

  15. Yannick Decorte

    All American Girl was better than most people give it credit for. It just has nothing to do with American Psycho at all, and was not meant to be a sequel to anything, so on its own it's actually pretty good.

    3 years agoby @yannick-decorteFlag

  16. Replicant

    boooo

    3 years agoby @felipe-11Flag

  17. Salemwolf711

    what the f*ck!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    3 years agoby @Salemwolf711Flag