Rosenberg confirmed that
Crank 2: High
Voltage will shoot, as the script was finished before the writer’s
strike. The concept of Chev Chelios revived with an electric heart will allow
Mark Neveldine and
to ramp up their extreme style.
Rosenberg plans to bring the sequel in under relatively the same budget, except
of course for certain talent. "We had to pay Jason more and the instructors more
and so forth, but we generally don’t do that where the sequel becomes so much
bigger and less likely to be successful. No, the style will be the same, the
shooting schedule is within two to three days of the [first] one."
time, the filmmakers will likely not write themselves into a corner by
re-killing Chev at the end. Rosenberg indicates Crank could also be a
trilogy. "We’ll see. It leaves off where that’s possible. If the public embraces
it, I think it’s going to be bigger than the first one."