Baby Driver stormed into theaters last weekend with an impressive $35 million haul. It was such a success that Sony has already approached Edgar Wright about doing a sequel, and he seems to have some ideas for it.
The summer movie landscape is filled with big budget romps, but amidst the crowd, Edgar Wright’s first movie since 2013 has stood out for its originality. Made for a relatively cheap $34 million, Baby Driver is pretty much already a box office success after just one week. Couple that with a sterling 97-percent Rotten Tomatoes score, and you can see how it is winning with everybody. Naturally, Sony reached out to Wright to see if he’d be open for Baby Driver 2..
During an interview with Empire film podcast, Wright talked about his conversation with Sony and an idea for a possible sequel.
“The studio have asked me to think about writing a sequel and it is one of the ones that I might do a sequel to because I think there’s somewhere more to go with it in terms of the characters,” revealed Wright. “Baby has got to a new place. Most sequels you have to contrive something so they go back to square one, unless there’s somewhere deeper for them to go. I think with Baby Driver there’s more that you can do in that realm, and I sort of have an idea that if you did another [film] you would subvert his involvement in the crime in a different way so he’s not the apprentice anymore.”
In Baby Driver, Baby is in the process of growing as a person while juggling his job as a getaway driver and his newfound love interest (Lily James). The next logical step would be to explore what a Baby Driver movie would look like if Baby was the brains behind the heists rather than following Doc’s (Kevin Spacey) orders. If it builds upon Baby’s nuanced music routines, it has the makings to be something quite special.
Wright has never done a sequel before. The closest he’s ever come was with the Cornetto Trilogy (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World’s End) that featured similar roles for Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. This would be the first time Wright explores one of his characters beyond just one movie. Baby is an interesting enough character to make it work.
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