EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros. has hired Jay Chandrasekhar to rewrite and direct Yogi Bear 2. The sequel is being produced by Donald Deline and Karen Rosenfelt. The Eric Brevig-directed 2010 film grossed just over $200 million worldwide.
Chandrasekhar, best known for his work with the Broken Lizard comedy troupe, most recently directed The Babymakers, starring Paul Schneider and Olivia Munn. For Warner Bros, he directed Dukes Of Hazzard. Chandrasekhar also has been busy directing episodes of Up All Night, Royal Pains, and Community. Jon Berg will oversee for the studio. Chandrasekhar is repped by UTA, Gotham Group and Sloss Law.