Jesse Eisenberg Offers Zombieland 2 Production Update at SXSW [Exclusive]
After years and years of waiting, Zombieland 2, entitled Zombieland: Double Tap, is finally in preparation. While the studio, for the moment, is keeping tight control, I recently had the chance to chat with Jesse Eisenberg, who returns to the role of Columbus in the sequel. Eisenberg was kind enough to give us a bit, in general terms, what we can expect from the film when it arrives later this year.
Jesse Eisenberg was at SXSW in Austin, Texas, to promote his new film. movie The Art of Defense with the rest of the cast and director Riley Stearns. We will have a full interview in the pipeline at a later date. During the conversation, I was able to ask him about Zombieland's: Double Tap and, again, even though he could not reveal too much detail, the The actor had promised that they would not be. satisfied with the mediocrity and do their best to offer the fans something that will satisfy. Here is what he had to say about it.
"It's going really well, resting on our laurels and being very arrogant [laughs] No, on the contrary, we're working so hard, it's one of those movies." 39 liked it for personal reasons so it's not just a hit movie, people love it for personal reasons, so you want to make sure it's also funny and also personal as the other. "
Zombieland was published in 2009 and was quite successful at the time, garnering $ 102 million worldwide. But the film managed to keep the audience during the ensuing decade and rumors of a sequel persisted for all those years. Part of the problem is that the actors, who also include Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson and Abigail Breslin, are reunited again, as well as the writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, who have since written Deadpool and are arguably some of the most fashionable writers in Hollywood at the present time.
In fact, this film is mostly underway because the people involved seem to want to do it as badly as many moviegoers want to see it. he. Although the details of what we are going to see unfold remain largely a mystery, it's good to know that they're all doing their best to capture that lightning in a bottle again. It can not be expressed in words on a page, but Eisenberg seemed very sincere in talking about it.
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What we do know is that several new members of the cast went up in following, including Luke Wilson ( Old School ), Thomas Middleditch ( of Silicon Valley ), Zoey Deutch ( Set It Up ) and Rosario Dawson ( Daredevil ). Ruben Fleischer, who directed the original film and just came out of the incredible success Venom also returns to the director's chair. Zombieland: On October 11, Sony Pictures is expected to release Sony Pictures.