Gavin O’Connor’s “The Accountant” is in theaters this week, but it isn’t the only movie the director has found himself discussing lately. O’Connor was asked about the possibility of a sequel to his MMA drama “Warrior” in an interview with Screen Rant, and his response might inspire hope among fans of the film starring Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton: “We’ve had some talks about that. Me and the actors.”
O’Connor seems to have a soft spot for “Warrior,” saying that “more than any movie I’ve ever made, I have a weird…there’s an amazing following of rabid fans, more than anything I’ve ever done. And I’d say that’s probably my most personal movie. So I’m really grateful and, y’know, maybe we’ll do another one!”
“Warrior” received forable reviews but only modest box-office returns when it was released five years ago, and Nick Nolte received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. “The Accountant,” which follows this year’s delayed release of “Jane Got a Gun,” is in theaters Friday.