Will Forte & Jorma Taccone Start Work on “MacGruber 2” Script


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There have been talks and rumors circulating about a sequel to the Saturday Night Live sketch-turned-film MacGruber, which gained a cult following after being a box office flop in 2010. But based on a tweet from , it looks like MACGRUBER 2 is gaining some traction.

The Lonely Island member took to Twitter with MacGruber himself, to announce that they are starting work on a “super duper rough” draft of the script and that it’s “No Joke.”

In an earlier draft in of the script, Forte and fellow co-writer John Solomon wrote a “crazy” cold open, but whether or not that will appear in this version is unknown. Other than that, the story for the sequel has been kept under wraps, but Kristen Wiig and Ryan Phillippe are expected to reprise their roles.

Forte currently stars in The Last Man on Earth on Fox, for which he received an Emmy nomination. and can be seen next in the upcoming National Lampoon biopic A Futile & Stupid Gesture.

Taccone recently starred in Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping with his fellow Lonely Island members Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer. He can be seen next in the comedy L.A. Times.

Both are repped by and .


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