Jay Chandrasekhar to Direct Yogi Bear Sequel


Jay Chandrasekhar, best known for working with Broken Lizard on comedies like Super Troopers and, most recently, The Babymakers, has signed on to direct Warner Bros.’ Yogi Bear sequel, Deadline reports.

As announced last year, Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia, two of the writers behind the original film, will be providing the screenplay.

The first Yogi Bear, released in 3D and based on the popular Hanna-Barbera cartoon character, was directed by Eric Brevig and starred Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Tom Cavanagh, Anna Faris and Andy Daly.

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