DreamWorks Revs Up 'Real Steel' Sequel

Disney doesn't release Real Steel until Oct. 7, but already DreamWorks is getting the machinery moving on a sequel to the Shawn Levy-directed drama that stars Hugh Jackman. I'm told the studio has commissioned John Gatins, who scripted the first film, to start on the second installment. It's unusual to see that occur so early, but I can recall it happening when Warner Bros commissioned a Hangover sequel after early tests showed the movie was going to be a big hit. Development on the sequel's just getting under way, and deals will have to be made with Jackman and Levy. Gatins is repped by UTA.

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-MD-3476d ago

Everything about this movie looks stupid. I'm probably wrong but I don't see it doing too hot. Everyone I know that saw the trailer thought it looked dumb too.

Can't believe someone believes in this enough to think about a sequel.