Kindergarten Cop 2

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Kindergarten Cop 2
Directed byDon Michael Paul
Written byDavid H. Steinberg
Based on
Kindergarten Cop
  • Murray Salem
  • Herschel Weingrod
  • Timothy Harris
Produced by
CinematographyKamal Derkaoui
Edited byVanick Moradian
Music byJake Monaco
  • Capital Arts Entertainment
  • Imagine Entertainment
  • Universal 1440 Entertainment
  • Universal Family Entertainment
  • Where's Arnold Productions
Distributed byUniversal Pictures Home Entertainment
Release date
  • May 17, 2016 (2016-05-17)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States

Kindergarten Cop 2 is a 2016 American direct-to-video comedy movie. It stars Dolph Lundgren and directed by Don Michael Paul. It is the standalone sequel to the 1990 comedy movie Kindergarten Cop which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger. [1][2]

Principal photography in Langley and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada took 102 days, from July 27 to November 6, 2015.[3]

The movie was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States on May 17, 2016.[4][5]

Synopsis[change | change source]

A federal agent must go undercover as a kindergarten teacher, to recover a missing flash drive from the Federal Witness Protection Program.[6] Helping him with his mission is Agent Sanders, his partner, and Detective David Harris, his new sidekick, who comes out of retirement.[7]

Cast[change | change source]

  • Dolph Lundgren as FBI Agent Zack Reed
  • Fiona Vroom as Michelle
  • Aleks Paunovic as Alexander Zogu
  • Andre Tricoteux as Valmir
  • Bill Bellamy as Agent Sanders
  • Sarah Strange as Miss Sinclaire
  • Darla Taylor as Olivia
  • Raphael Alejandro as Cowboy
  • Enid-Raye Adams as Jett's Mom
  • Jody Thompson as Hot Mom
  • Rebecca Olson as Katja
  • Dean Petriw as Jett
  • Jenny Sandersson as Hot Mom
  • Carolyn Adair as Felicity
  • Nicholas Carella as Bernie the Hot Single Dad
  • Michael P. Northey as Hal Pasquale
  • Josiah Black as Jason Flaherty
  • James Ralph as SWAT Leader
  • Abbie Magnuson as Molly
  • Tyreah Herbert as Hannah
  • Blake Stadel as Mr. Edwards, father of Molly
  • Oscar Hartley as Simon
  • Valencia Budjanto as Patience
  • William Budjanto as Tripp
  • Chris Violette as Country Bar Bartender (uncredited)[source?]
  • Tawny West as Line Dancer (uncredited)

Production[change | change source]

On June 1, 2015, it was reported that The Garden and Half Past Dead director Don Michael Paul will be directing the movie, and Arnold Schwarzenegger will not return as Detective John Kimble. Schwarzenegger announced that his character Detective John Kimble is now officially retired from being a kindergarten teacher and police officer. Schwarzenegger was replaced by Dolph Lundgren as a new character FBI Agent Zack Reed, and Paul hired Matthew Lillard who previously played as Detective David Harris in the original 1990 movie. Lillard agreed to return.

On December 21, 2015, the 25th anniversary of the theatrical release of the original movie the first official photos of Kindergarten Cop 2 were released via About.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. Orange, B. Alan (August 13, 2015). "First Look at Dolph Lundgren in Kindergarten Cop 2". MovieWeb. Retrieved August 14, 2015.
  2. Williams, Owen (August 14, 2015). "Dolph Lundgren Starring In Kindergarten Cop 2". Empire. Archived from the original on September 13, 2015. Retrieved August 14, 2015.
  3. Wolfson, Rebecca (August 17, 2015). "From Universal 1440 Entertainment: Kindergarten Cop 2". PR Newswire. Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  4. Loiaconi, Stephen (February 16, 2016). "Kindergarten Cop 2 is coming soon. You have been warned". WICS. Archived from the original on February 17, 2016. Retrieved February 17, 2016.
  5. Larkin, Mike (August 14, 2015). "It's cheaper than hiring Arnie! Dolph Lundgren is a class act deep undercover as he movies scenes for Kindergarten Cop 2". Daily Mail. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  6. Mink, Casey (August 14, 2015). "Kindergarten Cop 2: Arnold Schwarzenegger Film Gets Sequel — First Pic". Hollywood Life. Archived from the original on September 20, 2018. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  7. Wakeman, Gregory (August 14, 2015). "Dolph Lundgren's Kindergarten Cop 2 Has To Be Awesome, Right?". Cinema Blend. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
  8. McKittrick, Christopher (December 21, 2015). "Official Photos from Kindergarten Cop 2 Starring Dolph Lundgren". The About Group. Archived from the original on January 25, 2016. Retrieved January 26, 2016.