Den Of Thieves 2: Pantera features another heist story inspired by actual events. Here are all the latest updates on the much-awaited sequel.
For the lovers of action films, nothing is better than knowing that a movie is based on real-life events. Den of Thieves satisfied that craving after it released an action-packed movie on January 19, 2018, based on the real-life attempt to rob the Federal Reserve in Los Angeles.
The film starring Gerard Butler grossed more than $80 Million worldwide against a budget of $30 Million.
A sequel was announced just a month after Den Of Thieves released in theaters, and in 2019, the sequel was officially titled Den Of Thieves 2: Pantera.
Here are all the latest updates you need to know about Den Of Thieves 2: Pantera.
Den Of Thieves follows Nicholas "Big Nick" O'Brien (Butler), a fearless detective from LA County Sheriff's Department who's on a chase for a ruthless gang of bank robbers in Los Angeles. The dauntless thieves are on a quest to rob the Federal Reserve, and it's up to "Big Nick" to bring them down.
Just recently, Den Of Thieves' main star Butler, spoke to Entertainment Weekly and revealed recent updates on the follow-up flick.
Den of Thieves 2 will bring the action across continents, from North America to Europe and the diamond district of Marseilles.
Butler was careful not to give more spoilers but promised us that we will still see the bartender Donnie (Jackson) and Lobbin' Bob (Bridges) in the sequel.
Den of Thieves Director Christian Gudegast previously revealed to Screen Rant that the sequel would be based on the Antwerp diamond exchange heist of 2003.
Donnie (Jackson) will be on the run together with the former Pink Panther mafia following a diamond heist gone wrong.
He will be chased by Nick O'Brien (Butler), who recently moved to Europe to escape his problems in LA.
For now, only three actors are confirmed to reprise their roles for the sequel. Gerard Butler will be back as Detective Nicholas "Big Nick" O'Brien, together with O'Shea Jackson Jr. as Donnie Wilson, and Jordan Bridges as Lobbin' Bob.
Gudegast has also revealed that they are going to cast new European actors for the sequel after several of the casts died in the first film. We will have to wait for more details on this.
As of this writing, there is still no official release date for the Den Of Thieves sequel. In the same interview, Butler said that the film is still in the scriptwriting stage and that he gets pages from Gudegast every day.
The wait will undoubtedly take a while, especially with the Coronavirus pandemic still wreaking havoc across the world.
The sequel is still in the early stages, and there is still no official trailer available. For now, let's revisit the trailer for the first Den Of Thieves flick to refresh our memory of the action-packed flick. Don't worry because we will surely keep you posted for the latest updates.