Not to spoil the ending of 2006's The Departed, but for those who haven't seen it, let's just say that a sequel seems rather unlikely. However, The Departed was based on the Hong Kong thriller Infernal Affairs, which received both a prequel in Infernal Affairs II and a sequel/prequel with Infernal Affairs III.
So how realistic is a Departed sequel? Speaking with Collider in 2007, screenwriter William Monahan said a potential Departed sequel wouldn't follow the story of it's Hong Kong counterpart, but declared it a possibility. What does Monaghan say about returning to The Departed >> Posted 06.16.10 by Ryan