Soiled Work 2 simply would possibly occur as director Bob Saget and star Norm Macdonald have been discussing the likelihood. Co-starring Artie Lange alongside Macdonald, Soiled Work was launched in theaters in 1998. Whereas it was, sadly, a field workplace bomb that garnered a variety of adverse critiques from critics, it has come to be thought of a cult basic by many followers who bear in mind the film fondly. A sequel could develop into simply as entertaining, however given its lack of monetary success in 1998, a followup film by no means appeared prone to occur.
Talking with Invoice Burr and Burt Kreischner on The Invoice Bert Podcast earlier this yr, Saget dropped the ignored revelation that early talks have begun on Soiled Work 2. Through the dialog, Saget chats with the 2 podcast hosts about Macdonald, resulting in the subject of their time making Soiled Work collectively. Saget then teased Soiled Work 2 by suggesting that there is some studio curiosity within the sequel, however it appears like they’re ready for the correct time to return alongside.
“We’re speaking about presumably making an attempt to do a sequel. And we have got some permission from the massive cheeses. However we’re not there but.”
Directed by Bob Saget and written by Macdonald, Frank Sebastiano, and Fred Wolf, Soiled Work stars Macdonald and Lange as Mitch Weaver and Sam McKenna, two lifelong associates who kind a revenge-for-hire enterprise in a determined bid to fund coronary heart surgical procedure for Sam’s father (Jack Warden). Traylor Howard additionally stars as Kathy, Mitch’s love curiosity, and Christopher McDonald because the antagonist, Travis Cole. A lot of Saget’s comic friends seem in hilarious cameos all through the film, together with Don Rickles, Chevy Chase, David Koechner, Adam Sandler, Kevin Farley, and John Goodman.
Soiled Work additionally serves as the ultimate position of Chris Farley. Within the film, Farley performs a bar patron who’s lacking a portion of his nostril. As he regales to the opposite characters, he misplaced his nostril when it was bitten off by a prostitute. He’s concerned in one of many film’s most memorable moments when he inadvertently chooses to play “The Piña Colada Track” as an alternative of The Rolling Stones’ “Avenue Preventing Man” on the jukebox simply earlier than a violent bar struggle.
In 2018, Macdonald addressed the potential for a sequel in an interview with Forbes. After suggesting that there “is perhaps one other one coming now,” Macdonald was requested if Artie Lange could be returning as Sam within the potential followup film, and he did not appear too positive on the time.
“I talked to Artie in all probability six months in the past, I feel,” Macdonald mentioned. “He is in every single place, Artie. So it is exhausting to know the place he is at. As a result of typically I feel he is actually in hassle, then he is on a TV present, he is on Crashing and he nonetheless does rise up. So it’s totally exhausting to know precisely the place he’s proper now, Artie. He is at all times in my ideas, you already know.”
If there’s sufficient fan curiosity from Soiled Work‘s cult following, then we simply would possibly get ourselves a sequel in spite of everything. Saget’s feedback stem from The Invoice Bert Podcast and had been transcribed by CinemaBlend.