Emilio Estevez may soon find his way across the globe…
Goodfellas has acquired the worldwide sales rights for the 61-year-old part-Spanish actor/filmmaker’s The Way: Chapter 2, which reunites him with the cast members of his original 2010 hit, including his father Martin Sheen, Yorick Van Wageningen and James Nesbitt.
The sequel revisits protagonist Tom (Sheen) a decade after his first pilgrimage on Spain’s El Camino de Santiago in the footsteps of his deceased son Daniel (Estevez), as he reconnects with his walking companions Joost (van Wageningen) and Jack (Nisbitt).
Now embedded with Doctors Without Borders in northern Nigeria, performing surgery in a war zone, Tom is sent a copy of Jack’s bestselling book based on their shared experience, in which a disturbing secret is revealed.
Enraged, he leaves to search for Jack and find answers to questions that have haunted him for a decade. His journey reunites him with Joost and leads them through Amsterdam, Dublin, Brussels and France before returning to Spain and the Camino.
Estevez, who revealed to Deadline last year that he had wrestled back the rights to The Way for a re-release and a sequel, takes writing and directing credits on the new film, which is produced by E2 Films.
The film is currently in pre-production.