The original starred Seann William Scott and centered on an ex-bouncer that leads a mediocre semi-pro hockey team to victory. The film was based on a book by Adam Frattasio and Doug Smith titled Goon: The True Story of an Unlikely Journey into Minor League Hockey.
Here is what Jay Baruchel had to say about the upcoming sequel.
I'd like to say thank you to all of you for all the GOON 2 love. You guys are wicked.— Jay Baruchel(@BaruchelNDG) September 24, 2012
We will give them and you guys the epic, violent, heartfelt awesomeness that is not just deserved but required. HIGH. LAND. ERS.— Jay Baruchel(@BaruchelNDG) September 24, 2012
Evan Goldberg will be involved as a producer and we will all be working our asses off to make as awesome a flick as possible.— Jay Baruchel(@BaruchelNDG) September 24, 2012
Goon was released March 30th, 2012 and stars Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill, Liev Schreiber, Eugene Levy, Marc-André Grondin, Kim Coates, Nicholas Campbell. The film is directed by Michael Dowse.