Den of Thieves 2' is a go as a sequel to the heist thriller is in the works with Gerard Butler, 50 Cent, and O'Shea Jackson Jr. looking to return.
Heist thriller “Den of Thieves” is getting a sequel, with actor Gerard Butler and director Christian Gudegast on board to return.
Mark Canton and Tucker Tooley will again produce, along with Butler and Alan Siegel with their G-Base company, and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson with his production company G-Unit Film & Television.
“Den of Thieves 2” will be distributed by STXfilms and financed by Diamond Film Productions. O’Shea Jackson Jr. is in negotiations to reprise his role as Donnie.
Gudegast made his feature directorial debut with “Den of Thieves,” which has grossed more than$57 million worldwide since its Jan. 19 opening.
The second installment will place Butler’s character Big Nick on the hunt in the streets of Europe and closing in on Donnie, who is embroiled in the dangerous world of diamond theft, plotting a heist of the world’s biggest diamond exchange.