Band of Brothers sequel set for 2009

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg team up for Band of Brothers sequel

STEVEN SPIELBERG AND Tom Hanks are reuniting to make a sequel to 2001’s Band of Brothers. The director and actor both worked as producers on the original ten part television series, that was based on the story of an American Platoon in the Second World War.

The second instalment is entitled The Pacific, and is set for release in 2009. Whereas the first was filmed in the UK, the second series is set for production in Australia. It will again feature ten episodes, but the cast is yet to be confirmed.

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