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Brett Ratner To Direct A 'Midnight Run' Sequel

March 27, 2012
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“Midnight Run” is one of the best action-comedies ever put on film and sequel rumors to the Robert DeNiro, Charles Grodin flick have been talked about for a little while now in Hollywood. Even Grodin himself said he'd entertain the idea of coming out of retirement to do it.

Now it looks as if a sequel actually is happening. Universal Pictures hired writers David Elliot and Paul Lovett to pen a sequel with Brett Ratner in negotiations to direct.

DeNiro is already attached to return as bounty hunter Jack Walsh but no word on if Grodin will come back for the sequel.

What do you think? Do you want a sequel to Midnight Run and are you cool with Brett Ratner directing it? Let us know in the comments below.

Source: Deadline

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