For those "Hangover" fans convinced the sequel can't possibly live up to the unpredictability of the first film, we have two words for you: Mel Gibson. The rumor mill has been all atwitter with reports that the temperamental actor will appear in "The Hangover 2." MTV News has can now confirm that Gibson has in fact been cast in the follow-up.
Not one, but two sources close to the production told us Gibson's cameo "is confirmed." The New York Post's Page Six reported some plot details on Monday (October 18): "Mel will make a cameo as a tattoo artist. Filming is taking place on the Warner Bros. lot, where a Bangkok set has been built, and Mel is expected to film his role in two weeks. Then the production moves to Thailand at the end of October."
Although most of the storyline details are still under wraps, there have been rumblings about the guys taking a trip to Thailand to attend a bachelor party. And while it would have been easy to assume that Ed Helms' and Heather Graham's characters somehow end up tying the knot in the sequel, E! News recently reported that Graham will not reprise her role.
The film's original merry band of misfits, however — Helms, Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha and even Ken Jeong — are all signed onto the sequel. "Hangover" director Todd Phillips told Empire magazine recently that he's got plenty of tricks up his sleeve.
"It takes place in Bangkok and L.A.," Phillips said. "There's gonna be some f---ed-up surprises."
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