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The teaser trailer that was released earlier this summer didn't provide much in the way of describing plot, but now the Horrible Bosses 2 marketing campaign is back, and now we finally have a clue as to what the hell this sequel is all about.
Directed by Sean Anders, who penned the script with his We're The Millers co-writer John Morris, Horrible Bosses 2 sees the return of Nick (Jason Bateman), Dale (Charlie Day) and Kurt (Jason Sudeikis), but instead of having them once again get crushed under the boot heel of an employer, this time the tables have turned. Deciding to take their futures into their own hands, they decide that they are going to start a business of their own and finally be their own bosses. This unfortunately backfires when they meet these gentlemen:
Two time Oscar winner Christoph Waltz plays a man whom the trio believe to be a savvy investor, but instead the guy is just there to take advantage of their stupidity. In an act of revenge, Nick, Dale and Kurt go from once being attempted murderers to being kidnappers, as they wind up taking the investor's son, Rex (Chris Pine), and holding him for ransom. As we see in the trailer, however, this idea takes another turn when the son teams up with his captors to try and extort even more money than originally planned for.
While this plot seems rather straight-forward, all things considered, there is definitely some strange weirdness going on in this trailer. For example, why do the guys wind up wearing both terrifying skull masks:
And these weird child-size ones?
Perhaps the first one is part of a fantasy planning sequence? I also find myself curious why any part of their plan involves dressing up as bell-hops:
As we see in the trailer, Horrible Bosses 2 also stars Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey, and Breaking Bad's Jonathan Banks (who looks to be playing the cop hunting the three leads down, which is awesome). Look for the film in theaters on November 26th.