Will Ferrell confirms 'Step Brothers 2' to go forward
Published Mar 6 2012, 17:20 GMT | By Justin Harp Will Ferrell
has confirmed that a Step Brothers
sequel will be produced.
The comedian told Collider
that he will soon re-team with Step Brothers
writer-director Adam McKay to pen a script for the proposed follow-up.
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Ferrell added that if the writing goes well, he is hoping to shoot Step Brothers 2
with John C Reilly later this year.Step Brothers
proved to be an international hit in 2008, raking in more than $128m (£81.2m) at the worldwide box office.
The film featured Ferrell and Reilly as two unemployed 40-year-olds who clash when their parents (Richard Jenkins and Mary Steenburgen) marry.
Ferrell next stars in the Spanish-language comedy Casa de mi Padre
opening on March 16 in US cinemas. A UK release date hasn't yet been determined.> Adam Scott: 'Step Brothers taught me to improvise'> Will Ferrell is sweet and gentle, says Casa de Mi Padre actress
Watch a trailer for Step Brothers