Jack Black Returns to Paramount's ‘School of Rock 2’

Richard Linklater is set to direct the rockin' sequel.
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Paramount Pictures has set Jack Black to reprise his role as rock star wannabe/substitute teacher Dewey Finn for a School of Rock sequel. Richard Linklater will direct again, and Scott Rudin is returning as producer.

According to Variety, original School of Rock writer Mike White is returning to write the new screenplay, titled School of Rock 2, which picks up with Finn leading a group of summer school students on a cross-country field trip that delves into the history of rock 'n' roll and explores the roots of blues, rap, country and other genres.

No production date has been set.

The School of Rock 2: America Rocks is in development .


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