Michael Mann has decided to adapt the sequel to the movie “Heat” (The Great Showdown) for the cinema.
master players Al Pacino with Robert DeNiroThe sequel to the 1995 movie “Heat” (The Great Showdown), which brings together for the first time to share the same scene, will be shot. Michael Mann, who wrote and directed the movie, announced that he decided to adapt the novel he wrote as a sequel to the movie.
Written by Michael Mann, with Edgar Award-winning author Meg GardinerHeat 2: A NovelThe book titled ” takes place right after the events we watched in Heat. It also tells about the events we saw in the movie with flashbacks.
A special “Heat” screening was held at the Tribeca Film Festival last week, and Al Pacino and Robert De Niro had a talk after the screening. Al Pacino stated that he wanted Timothee Chalamet to portray his youth if the book was adapted into a movie, but at that time, no explanation was made about the movie yet.
Speaking to Empire Magazine, Michael Mann revealed that he definitely plans to make the book into a movie, emphasizing that it will be a magnificent movie: “It’s slated to be a full movie… A modest movie? No. Is it a very expensive show? No. This will be a big movie.“
Mann, behind this decision, said that “Heat”, unlike his other films, has an important place in popular culture. “I might fool myself that the whole world is familiar with this movie, but when you check out the movie’s importance in home video for 20 years, it’s real.‘ said Mann, ‘People are still watching, still talking about it. It’s a brand. Heat is, in a way, a universe. And that certainly justifies a huge and ambitious sequel.‘ he stated.
Michael Mann’s next project will star Adam Driver and Penelope Cruz.Ferrari” film. The long-planned biopic is expected to begin shooting this year. Although it seems like we have a long time to watch “Heat 2”, it’s hard not to get excited already…