Date: 27th September 2004

Stars in talks for Italian Job sequel

Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron and Jason Statham are in talks to appear in a sequel of The Italian Job.

According to Variety film bosses hope to start shooting in March next year and hope to release the sequel in November 2005.

F Gary Gray, who directed last year's $106 million blockbuster remake of the 1969 original, will be the first choice to helm the sequel.

The sequel script is being penned by Wayne and Donna Powers, the husband-and-wife team who wrote the remake and set it in Venice and Hollywood.

Primary locations in the sequel are expected to be St. Tropez, Paris and the French Alps.

Source: Press Release



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