Inside Man 2

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Inside Man 2
Directed byMichael J. Bassett
  • Aml Ameen
CountryUnited States
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Inside Man 2 is an upcoming American crime thriller film directed by Michael J. Bassett. It is a sequel to 2006 film Inside Man. The film stars Aml Ameen.


  • Aml Ameen


In November 2006, it was announced that a sequel to Inside Man was in development, with Russell Gewirtz reprising screenwriting duties. Under the working title Inside Man 2, the film would have Brian Grazer again serve as producer. Spike Lee was in negotiations to reprise his directing duties[1] while serving as an executive producer alongside returning member Daniel M. Rosenberg.[2] In 2008, Terry George was in negotiations to write the screenplay for the sequel;[3] he later replaced Gewirtz, whose screenplay was abandoned.[2] The plot for the sequel was intended to continue after the events of the first film, with Dalton Russell (played by Clive Owen) masterminding another robbery, and again matching wits with NYPD hostage negotiator Keith Frazier (Denzel Washington).[3] Lee confirmed that Washington, Owen, Jodie Foster and Chiwetel Ejiofor would all reprise their roles. He also expressed interest in filming Inside Man 2 during the fall of 2009.[2]

In 2011, it was announced that plans to make Inside Man 2 had been cancelled.[4] Lee confirmed this, expressing that he could not secure funding for the project. "Inside Man was my most successful film, but we can't get the sequel made," he said. "And one thing Hollywood does well is sequels. The film's not getting made. We tried many times. It's not going to happen."[5]

In November 2018, Aml Ameen was cast in the film.[6]


  1. Snyder, Gabriel (November 1, 2006). "'Inside' team takes another U turn". Variety Media. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lee Tenney, Brandon (January 20, 2009). "Inside Man 2 Sees Screenwriter and Plot Changes". First Showing, LLC. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Inside Man 2". UGO. IGN Entertainment. September 9, 2008. Archived from the original on January 27, 2012. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  4. Schaefer, Sandy. "Inside Man 2 Dead; New Spike Lee Project In The Works?". Screen Rant. Screen Rant, LLC. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  5. "Spike Lee Says No "Inside Man 2"". BET. BET Interactive, LLC. July 5, 2011. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  6. N'Duka, Amanda (November 1, 2018). "Aml Ameen To Star In 'Inside Man' Sequel". Deadline. Retrieved November 2, 2018.

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