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Report: “Road to Perdition” sequel on it’s way???

Back in 2008, it was revealed that a sequel to the 2002 mobster film, “Road to Perdition” is in the works. The sequel will be titled, the “Road to Purgatory”. Max Allan Collins wrote the script and it was already turned in, but it seems that he is no longer attached to direct.

The story to the sequel will focus on the son of Michael Collins returning from WWII to avenge the death of his father. The first one starred: Tom Hanks, Jude Law, Paul Newman, and Daniel Craig.

Movieweb reports:

http://www.movieweb.com/news/NEhpGHWnVecUlk

The question is, would Tom Hanks return as the lead? Well, he obviously can’t because….”spoilers below”…

SPOILERS from the original “Road to Perdition”

Hanks character, Michael Sullivan Sr., was gunned down at the beach house at the end of the movie.

END SPOILER

Maybe Tom Hanks can return but in a different form. If they can use Michael Sullivan Sr. flashbacks with Tom Hanks playing the character still, or maybe Hanks can do narrated voice overs.

I would also like to see Sam Mendes return to direct the sequel, hopefully he’ll be up for it.

Kev

RIP: Paul Newman 1925 – 2008

I am very sad to report this heartbreaking news of the death of legendary actor, Paul Newman. He is known to star in many great movies such as “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”, “Cool Hand Luke”, “The Sting”, “The Color of Money”, “The Road to Perdition”, etc.

Paul Newman is an Academy award winning actor who died Friday after a long battle of cancer. He died in his farmhouse near Westport, Conn. where he was currently residing and he was surrounded by family. Before he was diagnosed with cancer, he had plans to direct a remake of “Of Mice and Men” but he had to cancel the project due to his health.

Paul Newman worked with many different legendary directors everyone from Alfred Hitchcock to the Coen Bros. His co-stars included Robert Redford, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Elizabeth Taylor, and more. Paul Newman was 83 years old.

Read more here on Paul Newman’s history:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/obit_newman

BREAKING NEWS: Paul Newman confirms he is battling cancer…

Legendary actor Paul Newman is battling cancer, confirmed by his friend and neighbor, no word on what type of cancer it is but they say it’s happening around his lungs.

Paul’s most well known movie roles includes films such as “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”, “The Sting”, “The Towering Inferno”, “The Road to Perdition”, and more.

Paul had plans in writing a theatre play in his Connecticut hometown but scrapped it due to his health.

The Associated Press Reports:

http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jdwJAoI6GdoLk8_Ve9XMwROPaMUQD91826SG0

Get well Paul and kick the cancer’s ass!

Kev