Edgar Wright Reveals That Sony Has Made A Decision On 'Baby Driver' Sequel

The director's receiving plaudits

Ansel Elgort could be getting back behind the wheel as Edgar Wright has just revealed he's been approached for a Baby Driver sequel.

During an interview for Empire's film podcast, writer and director Wright said that "the studio" [Sony's TriStar Pictures] has been in touch about him penning a follow-up his syncopated heist thriller. And he admits he is tempted.

"The studio has asked me to think about writing a sequel and it is one of the ones that I might do a sequel to because I think there's somewhere more to go with it in terms of the characters," he told the publication. "Baby has got to a new place."

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"Most sequels you have to contrive something so they go back to square one, unless there's somewhere deeper for them to go," he continued.

"I think with Baby Driver there's more that you can do in that realm, and I sort of have an idea that if you did another you would subvert his involvement in the crime in a different way so he's not the apprentice anymore."

Wright has yet to tackle a follow-up to one of his films, which include the loosely-connected Cornetto trilogy - Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World's End.

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He had been speaking about the possibility of a Hot Fuzz 2 in the lead up to Baby Driver's release, telling Movie Web: "I've definitely had some ideas and me and Simon have even talked about it at points, but it's that thing of, do I want to spend three years of my life doing that?

"Or do I wanna, if I have the opportunity to tell a new story, would I do that? If somebody said to me, if Baby Driver 2, if that kind of came up, it would be like, "I have ideas." I would never say never, and you're not wrong to say that that's the one that you could do further installments."

The critically-acclaimed movie - which also stars Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey and Lily James - made $30 million at the domestic box office since its opening weekend (via The Hollywood Reporter).