Fed up with answering to higher-ups, Nick (Bateman), Dale (Day) and Kurt (Sudeikis) decide to become their own bosses by launching their own business in â€œHorrible Bosses 2.â€ But a slick investor soon pulls the rug out from under them. Outplayed and desperate, and with no legal recourse, the three would-be entrepreneurs hatch a misguided plan to kidnap the investorâ€™s adult son and ransom him to regain control of their company.
â€œHorrible Bosses 2â€ was directed by Sean Anders and produced by Brett Ratner, Jay Stern, Chris Bender, John Rickard and John Morris. Serving as executive producers were Toby Emmerich, Richard Brener, Michael Disco, Samuel J. Brown, John Cheng and Diana Pokorny. The screenplay was written by Sean Anders & John Morris (â€œWeâ€™re the Millersâ€), story by Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley and Sean Anders & John Morris, based on characters created by Michael Markowitz. The music is composed by Christopher Lennertz (â€œHorrible Bossesâ€).
The behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Julio Macat (â€œPitch Perfectâ€), production designer Clayton Hartley (â€œWeâ€™re the Millersâ€), editor Eric Kissack (â€œThe Dictatorâ€), and costume designer Carol Ramsey (â€œIdentity Thiefâ€).
The follow-up to the 2011 hit comedy â€œHorrible Bossesâ€ reunites Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis as everyoneâ€™s favorite working stiffs: Nick, Dale and Kurt.
Jennifer Aniston (â€œWeâ€™re the Millersâ€), and OscarÂ® winners Jamie Foxx (â€œRayâ€) and Kevin Spacey (â€œAmerican Beauty,â€ â€œThe Usual Suspectsâ€) also reprise their â€œHorrible Bossesâ€ starring roles, while Chris Pine (â€œStar Trek: Into Darknessâ€) and OscarÂ® winner Christoph Waltz (â€œDjango Unchained,â€ â€œInglourious Basterdsâ€) star as new adversaries standing between the guys and their dreams of success.
A New Line Cinema Presentation, a Benderspink/RatPac Entertainment Production, â€œHorrible Bosses 2â€ is set to open beginning November 26, 2014. It will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
This film has been rated R by the MPAA for strong crude sexual content and language throughout.