Steven Spielberg came up with the idea for The Goonies 2
It's not just director Richard Donner back for The Goonies 2. Steven Spielberg is involved too...
It's been a week or two now since Richard Donner, director of The Goonies (amongst many other films that we love), revealed that plans were afoot for The Goonies 2. Donner also revealed that he was planning to get as many of the original cast together as possible, and he's since revealed that another major figure from the first film is involved.
For he said that "you'll have to ask Steven" when questioned as to whether he'd been in direct contact with any of the original Goonies cast. When then asked if Spielberg was involved in the new film, Donner said "of course".
"Hopefully, we're going to get this done", he said. "When Steven came up with the idea of doing a sequel after 30 years ... he came up with another storyline", Donner added. That's clunky truncation on our part granted - Donner came across more lucidly than that - but the point was that Spielberg's not just involved, he might just be the one that's cracked the plot for the new film. No aliens though please, Steven.
Donner doesn't know yet whether any of the cast will return, but with Steven Spielberg also involved, The Goonies 2 looks ever more likely to happen...
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