Paul Feig says a sequel to Universal’s raunchy chick comedy has already been discussed
"Bridesmaids" hasn't been open a week, and there's already talk of a sequel.
Nothing's official — but director Paul Feig told Vulture Wednesday that a followup to the raunchy chick comedy has been kicked around.
Universal's movie already has grossed nearly $33 million worldwide — about a half-million dollars more than its production budget.
So a sequel, a la "The Hangover," the movie it was frequently compared to pre-debut, is a no-brainer.
Privately, Universal execs acknowledge that they'd love to see it happen. But for now, they say, their focus is on keeping the movie a hit.
Asked about a sequel, Feig himself sounded cautiously optimistic.
"I mean, it depends how we do in the next couple weeks, but I know there's definitely … it's already been brought up," he told Vulture.
He said that it would be a crime not to use a group this talented again. "You just want to make sure that you do it as well as you did the first one and try to make it better, even."