The long-awaited Super Troopers sequel is reportedly on its way. After many years of talk, Broken Lizard’s Steve Lemme (aka “Mac”) told Us Weekly that production will begin in early 2015.
“You know, it was a combination of having to settle some of the legal disputes about making a sequel, while also negotiating terms for it,” Lemme told Us of what took so long. “The fans have been asking for it for a while, but we were finally able to package everything together. Fox is going to distribute the film, but we needed to raise the money for it. We’re close. There may be a Kickstarter launched to raise the last little bit.”
The cult favorite comedy that followed Lemme, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Erik Stolhanske, and Paul Soter as five Vermont state troopers, was released in 2001, making it a good fourteen year gap in films. However, Lemme says the Super Troopers 2 will pick up right where the original left off. The biggest difficulty was trying to top that opening scene, which so many people have complimented us on. I think we’ve done it,” says Lemme. Read More