April 17, 2009 at 01:12 PM EDT

Evan Spiliotopoulos, co-writer of Pooh’s Heffalump Movie, has been tapped to write Wanted 2, based on a story by Chris Morgan, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Like the original, which starred Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy, the in-development sequel is based on the comicseries created by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones. Timur Bekmambetov,who directed the first film, is attached to helm the sequel.Spiliotopoulos mostrecently adapted the Dave Roman graphic novel Agnes Quill: AnAnthology of Mystery and also has The Last Call in development at Universal.

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