Just under a month ago, Seth Gordon dropped out of helming Horrible Bosses 2 due to scheduling conflicts. New Line Cinema has brought moved fast to find a replacement signing Sean Anders to direct, with his frequent collaborator John Morris serving as executive producer, according to THR.
Anders & Morris wrote the recent hit We’re the Millers, along with Sex Drive, She’s Out of My League, Hot Tub Time Machine, Mr. Popper’s Penguins and the upcoming Dumb and Dumber To. Sean also directed Sex Drive and That’s My Boy.
Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis and Jamie Foxx are reprising their roles. Horrible Bosses followed a group of disgruntled employees who hatch a plan to kill their bosses. Writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein wrote the screenplay for this sequel, with Anders and Morris recently performing a rewrite. No specific plot details have been released at this time.
The current plan is to start shooting this autumn.