Oscar Winner Christoph Waltz in Talks For HORRIBLE BOSSES 2; Premieres Nov 28, 2014
Variety reports that Oscar winner Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained) is in talks to join New Line's HORRIBLE BOSSES sequel.
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Waltz would join Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jamie Foxx and Chris Pine for the film. Waltz and Pine would star as a father-son pair of new overbearing bosses.
Sean Anders is set to direct, after Seth Gordon departed to work on the freshman ABC comedy THE GOLDBERGS, as well as other projects. John Morris is producing.
Horrible Bosses' hit theaters in July 2011, following the story of Bateman, Day and Sudeikis, stressed out and overworked employees who devise a plan to do away with their bosses. Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrell and Kevin Spacey play the roles of the employers. The film surprisingly grossed about $117 million in the US and $209 million worldwide.
HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 has also set its release for November 28, 2014, with filming beginning next month in LA.
Waltz's other upcoming projects include Muppets Most Wanted, Big Eyes, Reykjavik, Triple Nine and Candy Store. His other big screen credits include The Zero Theorem, Epic, Django Unchained, Carnage, The Three Musketeers, Water for Elephants, The Green Hornet and Inglourious Basterds.
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