Wanted 2 Names Screenwriters, Moves Ahead

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A sequel to the 2008 action hit Wanted is closer to a reality than ever before.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, screenwriters Derek Haas and Michael Brandt - the same duo who adapted graphic novels by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones into the original movie - have signed on to the project. Haas and Brandt are expected to base the story for Wanted to on a draft by Evan Spiliotopoulos.

Angelina Jolie is not expected to reprise her role in the sequel, although James McAvoy will likely return. No release date has been set.

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