Richard Linklater, he of the twelve year movie, has started the ball rolling on his next film: a sequel to Dazed and Confused. While the original was one of the ultimate end-of-an-era stories, That’s What I’m Talking About focuses on the beginning of one. Said to be similar in tone to its predecessor,
This one is set in 1980, and a college freshman moves into the baseball house at his college and experiences a fraternity like lifestyle with his hard partying teammates.
Linklater has already offered the three lead roles to some very pretty young men.
There’s 22 Jump Street’s Wyatt Russell
Teen Wolf’s Tyler Hoechlin’s abs
And Glee’s Blake Jenner
And while none of them may look all that impressive, we’ve been fooled before. In 20 years, one of them may be working a Linklater catchphrase into his Oscar acceptance speech.