We are a few weeks away from the March 16th release of the action comedy adaptation of the TV Series--21 Jump Street and Sony Pictures feels confident enough in the film to move ahead with a sequel.
Hill and Michael Bacall's ("Scott Pilgrim vs. the World") original R-rated script has Hill and Channing Tatum playing a pair of undercover cops working in high schools and colleges. The tone has been described as “John Hughes meets ‘Bad Boys'"
Speaking to E! Online at The Oscars this past weekend co-star/co-writer Jonah Hill says "We are writing the sequel now…We got [the green light] by the studio to start writing the sequel"
Rob Riggle Brie Larson Dave Franco DeRay Davis Jake M. Johnson Bridesmaids cutie Ellie Kemper and Ice Cube playing the captain of the two cops also star. Original Jumper Johnny Depp will cameo
Chris Miller and Phil Lord ("Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs") are directing the pic
The film is produced by Neal Moritz with Tatum and Hill serving as executive producers.