"Smokin' Aces Prequel", a prequel movie of 2007 "", is on its way to the big screen. On Thursday, October 30, the action comedy's director/producer/writer, Joe Carnahan, announced that the new project is moving forward. "Finally, some actual 'Smokin Aces' news. Universal has officially greenlit the
prequel and we are underway," he wrote on .
Sharing more on the project, the co-writer of "" also revealed that there will be plenty of cameo appearances. On the same message, he noted simply, "Cameos will abound. Trust me." Meanwhile, whether this project would be a direct-to-DVD prequel or not as what Carnahan has mentioned previously is still unclear.