New Line is in early development of a sequel to its 2005 hit “Wedding Crashers”, and has tapped the “Fist Fight” team of Evan Susser and Van Robichaux to write the script.
Isla Fisher — who appeared in the original — revealed that New Line was developing the sequel during an interview on the “Today” show, while she was discussing her role in Tom Ford’s drama “Nocturnal Animals”.Fisher said Vince Vaughn told her at a recent party that the sequel was in the works but had no other details. The original, which grossed $285 million worldwide on a $40 million budget, centered on Vaughn and Owen Wilson playing divorce mediators crashing weddings to meet women and concluded with Vaughn’s character marrying Fisher’s character.
New Line hasn’t made deals for the sequel with stars Vaughn, Wilson, Fisher Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper or Will Ferrell, nor with director David Dobkin.
New Line is releasing “Fist Fight”, starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day, on February 17.
The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.