“Spring Breakers” Sequel Will Include Drunk Teens Fighting Christian Militants

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Spring Breakers, a 2013 film directed by Harmony Korine and starring James Franco, Selena Gomez, and Vanessa Hudgens, is a boobs-and-blood-and-blow-filled Spring Break movie that has been described as “Scarface meets Britney Spears.”

Well, it’s getting a sequel, with Jonas Åkerlund (Spun) set to direct, and novelist Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting) writing. Here’s a description of the plot, via TheWrap:

The sequel will follow a group of Spring Breakers who do battle with an extreme militant Christian sect that attempts to convert them.

I can’t imagine how the Christian right is going to react to this…

Here’s a trailer for the original:

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