Jesse Metcalfe Shares Promising Replace on ‘John Tucker Should Die’ Sequel (Unique)

Jesse Metcalfe has excessive hopes for the long-awaited sequel to his 2006 rom-com, John Tucker Should Die

On Wednesday, Metcalfe, 45, walked the purple carpet on the Hollywood premiere of Netflix’s new drama Ripley — forward of its April 4 debut — and he spoke with ET’s Denny Directo concerning the sequel, which he just lately teased throughout a panel Q&A at a Chicago fan expo final month.

“It could stay on,” Metcalfe mentioned. “I am hopeful. I believe this script that I’ve learn is a good jumping-off level. It is very well executed.”

The truth that Metcalfe has really learn a script for the sequel is encouraging information for followers after the actor beforehand revealed that he “heard rumors” concerning the script, however did not verify that he’d really seen it himself.

Metcalfe additionally gave “kudos” to his co-star, Arielle Kebbel, who he credited for “growing it and pushing this alongside.”

“I believe all people’s up for it, so hopefully it’s going to occur,” mentioned Metcalfe. Whereas it appears Kebbel and Sophia Bush can be recreation — as they had been with Metcalfe when he first teased the sequel on the fan expo — he wasn’t in a position to verify for certain whether or not co-stars Ashanti and Brittany Snow would signal on.

“I can not communicate for them, however I do know that they are within the script,” Metcalfe shared.

As for the concept of the mission as an entire, the actor mentioned he’d be “very excited” to get an opportunity to work on it. 

“I believe it would be cool. They rebooted Imply Ladies… I believe it is sensible, you understand? I believe we’re form of in a Y2K second proper now,” he shared. “There’s positively an urge for food for it. So yeah, it feels good.”

Jesse Metcalfe walks the purple carpet on the premiere of Netflix's 'Ripley' on the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood on Apr. 3, 2024. – Michael Buckner/Selection through Getty Photos

Throughout the fan expo late final month, Metcalfe divulged that the sequel (or attainable reboot) is within the early levels.

“I’ve heard rumors of this script — there is a script,” Metcalfe informed followers in a video posted to TikTok. “Apparently, it is wonderful.” On the time, he mentioned that he had not learn it, however that he would “positively like to be part of it.”

Kebbel, in the meantime, chimed in and shared that she had learn the script and that it “does contain the entire OG forged.”

She added that Metcalfe’s devious character “might or might not get an opportunity to alter” and that it could possibly be “very thrilling.”

The unique movie follows three teenage ladies — Heather (Ashanti), Beth (Bush) and Carrie (Kebbel) — who uncover they’re all relationship the identical man, John Tucker (Metcalfe). To get again at him, the three teenagers group up with the college’s new woman, Kate (Snow), to embarrass him publicly for dishonest on all of them. Penn Badgley performs Scott Tucker, the nerdy and lovable brother of Metcalfe’s character. 


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