I’m a huge fan of Ruben Fleischer‘s 2009 surprise hit Zombieland, yet, after a few years to dwell on it, I don’t think I really care if they make a sequel anymore.
In an interview with Collider to talk Gangster Squad, now in theaters, Fleischer had this moderately shocking update: “I hate to do it, but I can say that there’s no immediate plans to make the movie. There’s no script, really, so the likelihood of it happening is slim. But I would not wanna put a nail in that coffin.”
After years of updates, and even casting news, it’s sort of a mind-boggling revelation that there’s no script. And at this point, I’m not even sure there’s a franchise to build on. Don’t get me wrong, I’d be the first in line to see a sequel, I just don’t really care if one ever gets made…
In addition, he goes on to explain that they took a single pass at the script and it didn’t excite the studio nor the filmmaker, yet he doesn’t close the door on directing once again. At least he did offer a taste of the plot: “It was a continuation of the original story with the same characters. I guess the only thing I could really say is that the threat to our heroes wasn’t only zombies, like they encounter other people that they’re all jockeying for positions.”
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This Week in Horror - May 1, 2017 - The Mist, Hellboy, Michael...
The Mist has an extra gory new trailer, Hellboy is getting an R-rated reboot, and legendary actor Michael Parks passed away.Posted by Bloody-Disgusting on Wednesday, May 17, 2017