Irvine Welsh is working on a Spring Breakers sequel

Bikinis and balaclavas at the ready: the Trainspotting author will write a sequel to the Cali teen film

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Get your fluro balaclavas and bikini two-pieces on: Spring Breakers is returning for a sequel, penned by none other than Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh

Paris-based production company Wild Bunch has announced that it's working on Spring Breakers: The Second Coming, and plans to bring the sequel to Cannes in the near future. According to Screen Daily, the sequel will see the Spring Breakers "do battle with an extreme militant Christian sect that attempts to convert them". 

Unfortunately, Harmony Korine won't be directing, none of the girls are set to return and James Franco won't be appearing in it. So not so much a Second Coming, then, as a new story set in the same universe of teenage girls perpetually clad in swimwear.

But promisingly, Lady Gaga collaborator Jonas Akerlund (who directed the music videos for "Paparazzi" and "Telephone") will be on directing duties. And we can only imagine what Irvine Welsh would get up to with the source material. We just hope it doesn't involve another baby on the ceiling. 

In the meantime, enjoy one of the best scenes from the original – James Franco with his girls, singing Britney:

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