I finally saw The Hangover last night, which I was worried could never live up to all the highly hilarious expectations I had for it. But it did. When I finally finally stopped laughing, and [SPOILER ALERT!] pondered whether that was really Zach Galifianakis in all his glory that we glimpsed in the credits, my second question was, what could they possibly do to top this? We know that a sequel is already in the works, but director Todd Phillips wouldn’t give up any details when he talked to our own Nicole Sperling earlier this week.
Looks like we have to dream up our own sequel possibilities. So, did you notice during the last scene that as the bachelor party gang discussed their missing night, the bride was off to the side talking to her friends? Maybe the girls were up to some hijinks of their own — could a second movie be about her bachelorette party? But given that Phillips was also behind Old School, which, like the Hangover, didn’t exactly dwell on any female characters (or at least any that you’d want to spend 90 minutes with), that seems unlikely.
If we assume they’re going to stick with the dirty-boy genre, I’d put my money on a plot revolving around Bradley Cooper’s character’s job. Just think: The English teacher at an all-boys school takes the kids on a field trip and invites his wolf pack along….I bet they could even figure out a way to work in Mike Tyson (or at least the Bengal tiger). But that’s just me. What do YOU think would make a Hangover-worthy sequel?