New Line is ready to get back to work with Christoph Waltz, is in negotiations for the Austrian thesp to join the star-studded cast of Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey and Chris Pine in “Horrible Bosses 2.”
New Line has also dated the comedy for Nov. 28, 2014. Production will begin in the first week of November in Los Angeles.
Waltz and Pine will be a father-son duo who terrorize the main characters as their new bosses.
Chris Bender, John Rickard, John Morris Brett Ratner and Jay Stern are producing the sequel to the 2011 laffer with John Cheng and Diana Pokorny exec producing.
The original “Horrible Bosses” grossed over $210 million worldwide at the box office.
Waltz was being eyed for this part for some time, but it was thought scheduling might get in the way.
The ICM Partners repped Waltz is also in talks for the villain role in the Warner Bros. film “Tarzan.”