Spring break—or rather spraaaaang break—may get closer to lasting forever than previously thought. According to Screen Daily's Melanie Goodfellow, distribution and production company Wild Bunch is trying to sell a follow-up to Harmony Korine's dreamy teensploitation romp at Cannes this year. The sorta sequel—titled Spring Breakers: The Second Coming—is reportedly about "the Spring Breakers do[ing] battle with an extreme militant Christian sect that attempts to convert them." So, you know, the logical next step for bikini-wearing gun toters. Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval told Goodfellow that the movie is " not a direct sequel although there are allusions to some of the characters in the original."
What's most eyebrow raising about the report, however, is the lack of Korine's name, though that's not necessarily a surprise. He hasn't appeared enthusiastic about a sequel in the past. Instead, music video and feature director Jonas Åkerlund is attached to a screenplay by Irvine Welsh, probably best known for writing the novel Trainspotting. Welsh has some knowledge about the obscene youth behavior.
Now, we just pray for another Britney Spears singalong:
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