It’s been nearly three decades since Michael Mann’s crime classic Heat hit theaters via Warner Bros

and it now feels like Mann and the studio are finally feeling more heat around the corner for a sequel

While rumors have been swirling for weeks

Deadline is hearing that Warner Bros is now in negotiations to come on to develop Heat 2,

a sequel to the 1995 classic that Mann recently turned into a novel

The book, published in August, became a No. 1 New York Times bestseller.

On top of Warner Bros in talks to return, insiders add that Adam Driver,