Original was hit with auds after 10-year absence from genre
Helmer Takeshi Kitano will make a sequel to his Cannes competition player “Outrage” via his Office Kitano.
“Outrage 2” is skedded for a fall 2011 release, but story and cast have yet to be decided.
Warner Bros. Intl. is reportedly back on board as distrib.
Original pic, about a bloody gang war, opened in Japan on June 26 and scored a respectable $9 million B.O., with demo skewing strongly male.
It was Kitano’s return to Yakuza epics after 10 years pursuing more arty films that have received an indifferent reception from local auds.