Apparently today is Buddy-Cop Sequel Day, because we’ve got news of a trio of cop comedies all setting themselves up as franchises: 21 Jump Street, The Heat and Ride Along (shhh, no one tell Cop Out). The first one isn’t a surprise, but if you’re scratching your head about those last two it’s probably because neither one has come out yet. That’s not stopping their studios… Continue reading '21 Jump Street' Directors Set for Part Two; Two Other Buddy-Cop Comedies Plan Sequels As Well
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Right now as you listen to this, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut, Don Jon, is enjoying its second big premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival after crushing audiences with its style, humor and fantastic performances back at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Complete with thick New Jersey accents, gym workouts, loud family arguments, angry gum chewing and plenty of porn, Don Jon (formerly… Continue reading Listen: Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Sex, Scar-Jo and 'Star Wars' Sequels
Lana and Andy Wachowski have been hit with a $ 300 million copyright infringement lawsuit by a writer who claims the duo stole his ideas for use in their “Matrix” sequels.
According to TMZ, writer Thomas Althouse said that he submitted… Continue reading 'Matrix' Directors Sued: Wachowskis Accused of Stealing Ideas for Sci-Fi Sequels
No movie genre commits to excess quite like horror. And that commitment to over-the-top tension, gore, and body count often translates to an overabundance of sequels.
For instance, the number of follow-ups to now-classic franchises like “Halloween,” “Scream,” “Friday the 13th,” and “Nightmare on Elm Street” runs into the double digits, and, for the most part, they never quite live up to the original.
However, there are a handful of sequels that… Continue reading Moviefone 5: The Most Essential Horror Movie Sequels
Yesterday we heard the unconfirmed news that Andrew Stanton is heading back under the sea for a sequel to Finding Nemo. The report has been met with a mix of responses, but those who are disappointed have a lot more to talk about, because the director’s career path is being dictated by the poor outcome of John Carter, a box office disaster that does actually have… Continue reading The Conversation: Is Pixar Drowning Its Reputation with Too Many Sequels?