Twenty-four years have passed since the release of Election, the comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Broderick, and there is finally news about its sequel. Directed by and co-written by Alexander Payne, the film is based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta. The story follows Tracy Flick, an ambitious high school student who seeks to become the next student president, mounting an impressive election campaign. However, one of her teachers, Jim McAllister, does not like the idea of her being elected and decides to sabotage Tracy’s plans, which sparks a silent war that spreads to the entire school.
More than two decades after the release of the original film, Alexander Payne finally shares some news about Election 2.