Trainspotting writer Irvine Welsh is working on the follow up to the 2012 movie Spring Breakers.

Spring Breakers, which starred James Franco, Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens was written and directed by Harmony Korine.

According to Screen Daily Welsh is working on the sequel, Spring Breakers: The Second Coming in which the Spring Breakers will go to battle with an extreme militant Christian sect that attempts to convert them.

The film's distributor Wild Bunch co-chief Vincent Maraval said: "It's not a direct sequel although there are allusions to some of the characters in the original" 

Jonus Akerlund is set to direct the film.