Development on sequel to Ben Affleck's The Accountant underway
A sequel to thriller The Accountant, which starred Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick, is now in development.
The movie starred Affleck as Christian Wolff, a maths genius who works as a freelance accountant for some of the world’s most dangerous criminaorganisationsns, who is forced to take on his first legal client, a development which brings deadly consequences.
The film grossed over $155 million from a budget of $44 million, enough for producers Warner Bros to order a sequel.
According to Deadline, screenwriter Bill Dubuque, director Gavin O’Connor and Ben Affleck are in talks to return, along with the producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Mark Williams. It is also expected that co-star Bernthal will be back for the sequel.