OK, I keep forgetting the business end. After all the first one grossed $118 million domesticly and another $92 million worldwide. Making it a definite candidate for a follow up.
Translation: Built-in audience = hefty paycheck for Warner Brothers and all involved.
If only they’d have come up with a better script.
As for the lame intrigue of # 2, we find the hapless trio of Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis becoming their OWN bosses in a great money making scheme. They’ve invented a revolutionary, new shampoo dispensing shower head named “Shower Buddy.”
And when it comes to marketing, they think they’ve hit pay dirt by landing a heavy hitter wholesaler. However, they’ll not only need market the device but funding for the boys’ new manufacturing plant as well.
These two sleezebags are played by the father and son team of Christoph Waltz and Chris Pine who swindle our boys out of a fortune.
Time for Bateman, Day and Sudeikis to again enlist the assistance of Jamie Foxx to kinap Waltz’s party animal son Chris Pine in exchange for a hefty ransom.
Hilarity ensues. Continue reading