Todd Phillips Has Something Very Different In Mind for The Hangover 3

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: Director Todd Phillips attends the Cinema Society & Bing screening of "The Hangover Part II" at Landmark Sunshine Cinema on May 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) Photo: Stephen Lovekin/2011 Getty Images

The Hangover Part II is structurally similar to the first movie — Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Zach Galifianakis gather for a wedding, then have to piece together a blackout night — but Todd Phillips wants to go in a totally different direction for the inevitable trilogy-ender. "I have an idea [for the plot], but the idea is just an idea," he told Vulture last night at the movie's premiere. "It's not even something I've talked about with the guys." How much would Phillips dare to shake things up in a successful franchise? "My idea is serious. Deadly serious," he promised. "It will not revolve around a wedding, and it will not revolve around a forgotten night, I'll tell you that much. It's just a different structure. We'll see." That's right: No more weddings, which will surely come as a disappointment to actress Jill Hennessy, who told us that she hoped a third movie would find Galifianakis's Alan tying the knot with Heather Graham's character from the first Hangover. "Alan will never get married," Phillips laughed. "Alan's asexual. If he doesn't know that by now, he's in trouble."