Timur Bekmambetov Preps ‘Wanted 2’

Director offers interesting insight into this exciting sequel.

Angelina Jolie in Wanted
Angelina Jolie in Wanted
In a story from RIA Novosti (that was translated by Russia-InfoCentre) it looks like director Timur Bekmambetov is about to start prepping the shoot of Wanted 2. Here is what the director had to say about the planned sequel:

"In July we will start preparation for the film. I think in the late autumn or winter shooting will be performed. The shooting will take place in America, India and Russia."

Bekmambetov went on to say that Angelina Jolie will be making a comeback in this new film, even though her character, Fox, died in the first Wanted. He also went on say that new characters will also be introduced.

"As for the character played by Kostya Khabenskiy, we'll think about it. We might possibly resurrect him as well."

For Wanted 2, the creative team is working on the challenge of continuing the story after most of the principal characters ended the original in no position for an encore.

Wanted 2 will come to theaters in 2010 from Universal Pictures.

Wanted 2 is in development and stars James McAvoy. The film is directed by Timur Bekmambetov.

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Comments (13)

  1. Illuminati

    the comic was hardcore and focused on the villains.
    the movie was completely different! It was annoying slo-motion,cgi-action fest with jolie posing in every shot! The writing was weak the characters were annyoing. Morgan freeman simply took it so he could use teh word F*CK in a film! IT WAS A VIDEO GAME!

    in response to Err "that kid" is 30 years old and is portrayed the only evident talent in the film. He has clearly shown smart choices in films. I doubt he will sign up for WANTED 2, but let's see what happens. Either way this sequel will be as bad as the first.

    6 years agoby @illuminatiFlag

  2. Newkill3000

    This sucks.

    6 years agoby @newkill200Flag

  3. spideykea

    Don't know when it will take place and how it would work, but the first one was good, so lets just see how this one goes.

    6 years agoby @spideykeaFlag

  4. J.A.Ottley.Writer / Director

    Pretty shame since Jolie denied she is returning for Wanted 2 in the newspapers today, so this is BS.

    6 years agoby @chronicFlag

  5. Err

    im pretty apathetic about this idea.
    i havent seen the first one because i think jolie is over rated, and i find that kid in the lead role to be annoying.
    im sure ill see it someday, probably after i find a combo pack of the first and upcoming movie in the $2.50 bin at the shop in a few years.

    6 years agoby @err2005Flag

  6. ChuChi

    drewski37 true to that... let her gain 50 lbs or something... i dont know why pplz go crazy for her.. she a good adress but theirs female atht wanna be like her ewwww.... boney ass but yeah geat it... the first one was a hot one...

    6 years agoby @josedrosaFlag

  7. WongFu

    Never saw the first, but this is lame Hollywood needs to stop making sequels.

    6 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  8. justinishulk

    i love this movie but the question is... how Jolie will coming back? she shot in her head...?

    6 years agoby @justinishulkFlag

  9. ed_wood

    Great news, the first one was awesome.

    6 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

  10. Drewski37

    god no angelina "scarecrow" jolie coming back hopefully she ate lunch before they start filming this movie so she dont look like the walking skeleton she looked like in the first movie...

    6 years agoby @drewski37Flag

  11. metalhead9921

    crap why is that all the good movies in 2010

    6 years agoby @metalhead9921Flag

  12. -comrade-

    coooool. Twins are always an easy out.

    6 years agoby @taberjohnson18Flag

  13. RocknRolla

    Bring it!!! I enjoyed the hell out of the first one. Jolie coming back should be interesting. Can't wait!!!

    6 years agoby @rocknrollaFlag

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