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Soderbergh Wrote ‘Sex, Lies, and Videotape’ Sequel in Quarantine and Is Eager to Direct It

Soderbergh Wrote ‘Sex, Lies, and Videotape’ Sequel in Quarantine and Is Eager to Direct It

Coronavirus lockdown has been particularly productive for director Steven Soderbergh. The filmmaker, during a Tuesday appearance on a YouTube show, revealed he’s written three screenplays while sheltering in place at his New York home, including a sequel to the 1989 film that brought him to prominence, “Sex, Lies, and Videotape.”

Soderbergh revealed the news on Flaviar’s “NightCap Live,” where he was promoting his Bolivian spirit brand Singani 63. But it wasn’t all talk about booze — Soderbergh delivered when a viewer asked him to tease his future projects.

“During the lockdown I’ve done more sustained writing than I’ve done since the summer of 1985,” he said. “When the lockdown happened here in New York, in order to stay organized and sane, I decided I’m going to write, I’ve got to go back to writing. Within the first six or seven weeks of the lockdown I finished three

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