WB Developing Get Smart Sequel


Variety reports that Warner Bros. Pictures is developing a sequel to Get Smart. Steve Carell would return to play Maxwell Smart.

The first film, also starring Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Arkin and Terence Stamp, has earned $130 million domestically and $94 million internationally for a global total of $224 million. It cost about $80 million to make.

In related news, the studio has signed Carell to a three-year first-look deal. Carell has formed Carousel Productions, which will be run by Vance DeGeneres and Charlie Hartsock.

The Get Smart sequel is not part of the new overall deal.