For a while now a sequel to Hot Tub Time Machine has been in the works, but it’s now been revealed that John Cusack definitely won’t be returning, Instead TheWrap reports that Parks and Recreation’s Adam Scott is in talks to take the lead in Hot Tub Time Machine 2. However, he won’t be playing the same character Cusack played in the first movie.
Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry and Clark Duke are all finalizing deals to reprise their roles in the comedy sequel, with Steve Pink returning to direct. It isn’t clear who will provide the screenplay, but earlier reports suggested Steve Pink and Rob Corddry could provide the script.
Hot Tub Time Machine followed four friends who are transported back to one fateful night during their teenage years in 1986. The comedy grossed over $50 million in the United States, and became a hit on Blu-ray and DVD as well. No production schedule has been confirmed, but Craig Robinson revealed in March that they plan to shoot this summer.