April 20, 2024 11:03 am

Jon Heder Says He Won't Do Napoleon Dynamite 2 Without Director Jared Hess
Jon Heder Says He Won't Do Napoleon Dynamite 2 Without Director Jared Hess

Jon Heder Says He Won’t Do Napoleon Dynamite 2 Without Director Jared Hess

Although 2004’s offbeat comedy Napoleon Dynamite quickly became the definition of a cult classic, there’s a reason that fans are still waiting on a sequel early 20 years later: star Jon Heder won’t move forward without the involvement of writer and director Jared Hess. Sitting down with the Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum podcast recently, Heder shared that while there had been talks of a follow-up to Napoleon Dynamite in the years after the film gained popularity, he refused to move forward without the project also involving Hess.

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