"Get Out" leads the Gotham Award nominations                'Blade Runner 2049,' 'The Disaster Artist' to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                Hollywood Contenders – Looking at Best Original Screenplay hopefuls                Todd Haynes explores the world of children with "Wonderstruck"                MUDBOUND and COCO to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" pairs Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman once again                "Wonder Wheel" closes NYFF with a commanding Kate Winslet turn                Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney to Receive Hollywood Supporting Actor and Hollywood Supporting Actress Awards at "Hollywood Film Awards"                Hollywood Contenders – Looking at Best Adapted Screenplay hopefuls                "Breathe" aims to return Andrew Garfield to Oscar contention                Mary J. Blige, Timothée Chalamet and the Cast of "I, Tonya" - Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Sebastian Stan, Paul Walter Hauser to be honored at the 21st Annual "Hollywood Film Awards."                New Trailer drops for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"                "Goodbye Christopher Robin" reveals the origins of Winnie the Pooh                Hollywood Contenders – Looking at Best Supporting Actress hopefuls                "The Florida Project" is one of the year's best films        

‘Salt 2’ poised to pour at multiplexes

HollywoodNews.com: Pour on the “Salt”!

Angelina Jolie, and most of the creatives behind the Sony summer hit “Salt,” are planning to do a sequel. 24 Frames and Collider had the news.

Scribe Kurt Wimmer “has ideas for how to advance the story.” Currently, director Phillip Noyce is rumored to be weighing his upcoming production schedule out. He has the Russell Crowe romance feature “Dirt Music” and another spy thriller “Wenceslas Square.”

Jolie has her datebook filled with Tim Burton’s “Maleficent” and the “Kay Scarpetta” series on the horizon.

There’s no immediate rush to get “Salt 2” off the ground. Sony wants to see how the film fares at the overseas box office before giving it an official greenlight. Based on Jolie’s track record abroad, expect “Salt” to kick butt. The foreign grosses for other Jolie titles have exceeded their stateside ticket sales, i.e. “Mr & Mrs. Smith drew $292 million abroad versus its $186 million U.S. gross. “Wanted” made $207 million at the foreign B.O., 54% more than its domestic take. To date, “Salt” has made $100 million stateside with another $62 million overseas. However, the spy thriller has yet to stretch across Europe and South America.

With the James Bond franchise in a holding pattern as the MGM sale gets finalized, “Salt” is an excellent position to be the next great spy franchise alongside Universal’s Jason Bourne series.

The only question: How many “Salt” films is Jolie willing to make down the road, no matter how successful they are?

Photo Credit: Sony


Follow Hollywood News on Twitter for up-to-date news information.

Hollywood News, Hollywood Awards, Awards, Movies, News, Award News, Breaking News, Entertainment News, Movie News, Music News,

White spoke with The Mirror (via Film School Rejects), and discussed what he wanted to bring to a sequel.

About HollywoodNews.com

Doing our best to bring you "The Pulse of New Hollywood®." Follow us @hollywoodnews

Follow us

Breaking Hollywood News   


Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.