‘Red 3’ Moves Forward at Summit Entertainment

‘Red’ and ‘Red 2’ writers Jon and Erich Hoeber have been hired to write the third installment of this adult action franchise.

Red 3 is in the works at Summit Entertainment
Red 3 is in the works at Summit Entertainment
Summit Entertainment is moving forward with plans to make Red 3, just two months before Red 2 debuts in theaters on July 19.

Red and Red 2 writers Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber have been hired to write the third installment, with Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian producing through their Di Bonaventura Pictures company. No story details were given, although insiders claim that the sequel is moving forward largely thanks to the high test screening scores that Red 2 received.

There are no deals in place yet for cast members such as Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, John Malkovich, and Helen Mirren, who starred in both Red and Red 2. However, insiders claim that if the screenplay is approved, production may start as early as January 2014.

Red,which followed a group of retired CIA agents who get back into action, earned $90 million at the domestic box office in 2010, and nearly $200 million worldwide.

Red 2 was released July 19th, 2013 and stars Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Helen Mirren, Anthony Hopkins, Byung-hun Lee, Jong Kun Lee, Catherine Zeta-Jones. The film is directed by Dean Parisot.

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  1. undeadslayer4


    2 years agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  2. WongFu

    @undeadslayer4 don't blame me, I didn't tell him not to come back - blame the people behind Red. they are the ones that should bring him back into the fold.
    I know I find it upsetting as well.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  3. WongFu

    @undeadslayer4 I took a look at his imdb page and it listed other films and not this one. For all we know Morgan may not be in it at all. If he does show up it may only be a few seconds or minutes.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  4. undeadslayer4

    @instead8909 their not that stupid

    2 years agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  5. undeadslayer4

    @thedude1 its taking too long

    2 years agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  6. CelluloidDreams

    "Red 3"..already!??!

    2 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  7. T. King (Red Camera Man)

    @thomasclarke: It's worth watching, but nothing memorable (although John Malkovich was great). I now see it as just a guilty pleasure for me.

    2 years agoby @redcameramanFlag

  8. TheDude1

    @undeadslayer4 Rushing it could hurt the quality of the movie.

    2 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  9. WongFu

    @undeadslayer4 maybe he hasn't signed on yet or movieweb forgot to put his name down.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  10. undeadslayer4

    @instead8909 what happened Morgan freeman

    2 years agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  11. undeadslayer4

    @thedude1 doesn't matter the faster the better

    2 years agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  12. TheDude1

    Moving just a little bit too fast.

    2 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  13. WongFu

    I loved the first - this new announcement is weird since Red two hasn't come out.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  14. Thomas Clarke (Kiion)

    I still need to watch the first one, is it any good?

    2 years agoby @thomasclarkeFlag

  15. Fry_3000

    Glad to hear. First one was a great fun film

    2 years agoby @Fry-3000Flag

  16. Nicholaus XX

    Ridiculous. Re-f*cking-diculous.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  17. skywise

    Definatly need to wait and see how number 2 does...

    2 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  18. artkid04

    loved the first one, can't wait to see this sequel, third movie, bring in bill murray

    2 years agoby @artkid04Flag

  19. EmmyttWolfe

    I am have a bad feeling about Red 2...So a third movie is just not something I am looking forward to.

    2 years agoby @EmmyttWolfeFlag

  20. Youngrizo

    the second isn't even out yet...

    oy vey

    2 years agoby @youngrizoFlag

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