New Line Attaches ‘Journey 2' Team to ‘Journey 3' (Exclusive)

The movie tested well over the weekend, and if New Line greenlights a third, the film will reunite the director, writers and producers of the second

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Journey 2” doesn’t hit theaters until Feb. 10, but the movie tested well over the weekend, and New Line has attached the film’s team to “Journey 3” – if there is such a movie – TheWrap has learned.

Director Brad Peyton, writers Brian Gunn, and Mark Gunn and producers Beau Flynn, Charlotte Huggins and Tripp Vinson are attached to the third installment in the franchise.

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The first of the “Journey” films, the 2008 “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” grossed nearly $102 million domestically and $242 million worldwide on a $60 million budget.

That movie starred Brendan Fraser and Josh Hutcherson. Eric Brevig directed.

The second, the 3D “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” stars Hutcherson, Dwayne Johnson and Vanessa Hudgens.

It is unclear whether they will return for a third "Journey" film, but TheWrap has learned that the studio would like to have the cast, as well as the director, writers and producers, back for a possible third "Journey."

The first movie was based on Jules Verne’s “Journey to the Center of the Earth.” The second is based on his "Mysterious Island."