Apatow’s Next Film will be a ‘Knocked Up’ Sequel Focusing on Rudd/Mann Characters (Updated)
Apparently this isn’t a joke.
According to Variety, Judd Apatow’s next writing/directing gig will be for a 2012 film that features the Knocked Up characters played by Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd. It is unclear if this is a sequel or prequel, though you’d think that a prequel would be hard to shoot given the age of the characters’ children from the first film, played by Apatow and Mann’s daughters.
In Knocked Up, Mann played Debbie, the older sister of the Katherine Heigl character. Rudd played Pete, the suffering husband who bonded with Seth Rogen’s character in Vegas over ‘Shrooms. No other plot or casting details are available, and the film is expected to shoot this summer.
What do you think about this concept? Are you ready to see more of these characters?
Apatow confirmed to us that the film is not a prequel:
@fratpacktribute it takes place currently. Lots of fun details to it but I will keep them quiet for a little while. It comes out summer 12.