Viggo Mortensen and David Cronenberg will reteam for a sequel to the terrific â€œEastern Promisesâ€ (No, this one ainâ€™t got anything to do with a Polish chick breaking a promise to give you a rimjob either).
The 2007 flick, which also starred Aussie hottie Naomi Watts, told of a Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaving clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family. Mortensen played Nikolai Luzhin, a driver for the abovesaid rogue rabble.
Cronenberg, who also directed Mortensen in â€œA History of Violenceâ€, tells MTV â€œWe are moving forward with it. We all are excited about the idea of doing a sequel.â€
The filmâ€™s screenwriter, Steven Knight; original producer Paul Webster; and original studio, Focus Features, are all returning.
â€œWe are going to have a meeting very soon between me, Steve Knight and Paul Webster to discuss what the script would be,â€ Cronenberg said. â€œI have some very strong ideas about what I would like to see, but I would like to hear what they have to say as well. And then after that, if all goes well, Steve goes away and writes a great script. If we all like it, we make it.â€
Cronenberg, whose other credits include â€œThe Flyâ€ and â€œDead Ringersâ€, says, â€œItâ€™s the first time Iâ€™ve ever been in a situation where I actually want to do a sequel to something,â€ he admitted. â€œIâ€™ve never had the desire to do that before. But in this case, I thought we had unfinished business with those characters. I didnâ€™t feel that we had finished with Nikolai and we had done a lot of research that was more than we could stuff into that one movie.â€
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.