March 11, 2013
Bateman, Day and Sudeikis sign on for 'Horrible Bosses 2'
Meanwhile, Jamie Foxx is in talks to return as Motherfucker JonesBuy DVD and Blu-ray
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Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis have all signed deals to return for Horrible Bosses 2.
Meanwhile, Jamie Foxx is "in negotiations" to reprise his scene-stealing role as self-styled "murder consultant" Motherfucker Jones, The Hollywood Reporter reveals.
Released in 2011, Horrible Bosses starred Bateman, Day and Sudeikis as a trio of harassed employees who team up to murder each others' managers, played by Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell and Jennifer Aniston. Made for a modest $35 million (£23 million), the hit comedy went on to gross $209 million (£140 million) worldwide.
Horrible Bosses 2 will feature a brand new set of bosses, The Hollywood Reporter notes, but Spacey and Aniston could make cameos. However, Farrell's character would be unlikely to return.
The sequel has a script by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, who penned the original Horrible Bosses with a third screenwriter, Michael Markowitz. Seth Gordon is returning as director and filming is expected to begin late this summer.
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