Richard Gere is reportedly in talks to check into The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
A sequel to the British comedy about a group of UK pensioners who move to a retirement hotel in India is set to begin shooting on location in India in January 2014.
Tom Wilkinson's character died in the first film which saw Maggie Smith's character Muriel take over the hotel.
No details are known about the plot.
The 2011 film was a surprise box office hit grossing 136 million dollars worldwide on a 10 million dollar budget.