Twenty-seven years ago, Michael Mann staged the long-awaited meeting between two sacred monsters of cinema, Robert De Niro as the leader of the New York mafia and Al Pacino as an obstinate cop. Huge box office success with more than 188 million dollars on its release, Michael Mann has decided to offer a sequel to his famous urban thriller in written form. Set between the years 1989 and 2002, the novel will act as prequel and sequel to the 1995 film. Entitled Heat 2, it is expected in bookstores on August 9th. On this subject, the director declared: “It was always my intention to create stories around ‘Heat’. There is a rich history around the events of 1995 and an idea of what awaits the characters after. When I was writing the movie, it was imperative for me to create full lives on all the characters and know everything about them.” While Mann has also expressed his intention to adapt this sequel for the screen, nothing has yet been confirmed. But, during the screening of Heat at the Tribeca Film Festival, Al Pacino spoke about his potential successor and would like to see Timothée Chalamet put on the costume of young Lieutenant Hanna, reports Deadline. He explained as follows: “He is a fantastic actor. And he presents well.” and the Chocolate Factory by Paul King.