Jay Chandrasekhar

New Cheech & Chong Movie Coming from ‘Broken Lizard’ Director

New Cheech & Chong Movie Coming from ‘Broken Lizard’ Director

While we wait for any concrete developments on the long-awaited Cheech & Chong sequel Up in Smoke 2, Tommy Chong reveals that Broken Lizard director Jay Chandrasekhar (Super Troopers, The Babymakers) is currently writing a new movie for the iconic comedy duo.

Jay Chandrasekhar directed the Broken Lizard films Super Troopers, Club Dread and Beerfest, along with The Dukes of Hazzard and The Babymakers. He is also attached to direct Yogi Bear 2 and the long-awaited Super Troopers 2.

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Director Jay Chandrasekhar Confirmed for ‘Yogi Bear 2’!

Director Jay Chandrasekhar Confirmed for ‘Yogi Bear 2’!

Jay Chandrasekhar (The Babymakers) has come aboard to rewrite the script and direct Yogi Bear 2 for Warner Bros.

We reported last May that Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia (Yogi Bear, Tooth Fairy) signed on to write the sequel. Donald De Line and Karen Rosenfelt are producing.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Super Troopers 2’ Is Being Held Up by a Legal Situation

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Super Troopers 2’ Is Being Held Up by a Legal Situation

The Broken Lizard comedy troupe (Jay Chandrasekhar, Erik Stolhanske, Steve Lemme, Kevin Heffernan, and Paul Soter) burst onto the scene with their 2002 hit Super Troopers. Ever since then, die-hard fans have been impatiently awaiting a follow-up to this outlandish comedy. I recently had the chance to speak with writer-director-actor Jay Chandrasekhar about his new movie The Babymakers, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD September 18. We also talked about the status of this long-awaited sequel, Super Troopers 2.

For those that don't recall, Pot Quest was briefly teased at the end of Broken Lizard's Beerfest. Kevin Heffernan revealed back in 2010 that the sequel was being set up at Universal Pictures, although we haven't heard anything else regarding the project since then.

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EXCLUSIVE: Jay Chandrasekhar Talks ‘The Babymakers’ Blu-ray

EXCLUSIVE: Jay Chandrasekhar Talks ‘The Babymakers’ Blu-ray

Director Jay Chandrasekhar discusses his new comedy The Babymakers, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD September 18

As a member of the Broken Lizard comedy troupe, Jay Chandrasekhar starred in, co-wrote, and directed comedy hits such as Super Troopers and Beerfest. He has also forged his own path as a sought-after TV director, working on shows such as Arrested Development, Chuck, Up All Night, Community, Happy Endings, Psych, Royal Pains, and Warehouse 13. The filmmaker makes his return to the big screen with the comedy The Babymakers, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD September 18. I recently had the chance to speak with this multi-hyphenate over the phone. Here's what he had to say.

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