Smokin’ Aces Prequel Gets the Green Light


Smokin’ Aces writer/director Joe Carnahan says on his official website that a prequel to the 2007 release has been greenlit. He wrote the following on October 30th:

Finally, some actual ‘Smokin Aces’ news. Universal has officially greenlit the prequel and we are underway. Cameos will abound. Trust me.

The original action-comedy starred Ben Affleck, Andy Garcia, Alicia Keys, Ray Liotta, Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds, Peter Berg, Taraji Henson, Chris Pine, Martin Henderson, Jason Bateman and Common.

Made for about $17 million, Smokin’ Aces earned $57.1 million worldwide.