The Big Lebowski is back! It has just been announced that a sequel to the 1998 classic film is set to begin production sometime this October.
The story will center around Jeff Bridges’ character, Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski, and John Goodman’s Walter Sobchak, who learn the news that their bowling alley will be closing in just one week at the hands of a corrupt land owner named Bavarian Illuminati, played by Bill Murray.
The pair seek out the help of Lebowski’s only son, Mark, who was conceived in the first movie. Mark Lebowski, played by Jesse Eisenberg is now 18 years old and the youngest congressman in the history of the United States.
Hollywood, CA — Exciting news for Big Lebowski fans everywhere has just been announced. A sequel to the 1998 cult classic is said to begin filming sometime this October.
The story centers around Jeff Bridges as Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski and Walter Sobchak who is played by John Goodman. The two have just learned that their bowling alley will be closing in exactly one week to make way for a parking garage all at the hands of a corrupt and evil land owner named Bavarian Illuminati, who is played by Bill Murray.
The pair decide to seek out the help of The Dude’s only son Mark Lebowski, played by Jesse Eisenberg, who was conceived in the first movie. The Dude’s son is now 18 years of age and just happens to be the youngest congressman in the history of the United States.
Paul Horner, movie critic with the New York Times says of the film. “The extremely talented Ethan Coen and Joel Coen did the writing for this and Joel will even be directing again. This is definitely at the top of my list for most anticipated upcoming movies to see.”
The scheduled release date for “The Big Lebowski 2: The Dude Goes To Washington” will be the Summer of 2015.