sequels

How to fix a failing movie franchise

Simon Brew Feature Jul 8, 2015

Paramount tried a few approaches in the new Terminator reboot. But if a franchise hits the doldrums, how can a studio resurrect it?

36 major blockbusters and why they never got made

Ryan Lambie Mike Cecchini Simon Brew Feature Jun 12, 2015

We look at the films that slipped through Hollywood's net, from biblical epics to a time travelling Gladiator sequel...

Should we really fear movie sequels?

James Clayton Feature May 9, 2015

James argues that instant dread may not be the best initial reaction to a sequel announcement...

Are we responsible for the cinema we get?

Andrew Blair Feature Mar 18, 2015

Fed up of sequels and reboots? Andrew wonders if there's something we can do about it...

Sam J Jones interview: Flash Gordon , Ted 2, Flash remake

Wil Jones Interview Mar 11, 2015

Flash Gordon star Sam J Jones talks about the impact of the movie, and of a possible appearance in the sequel to the 2012 hit Ted...

The top 10 William Shatner performances that aren't Kirk

Rob Leane Feature Feb 17, 2015

Geek god Mr William Shatner has an array of non-Star Trek movie roles under his belt. Outside of Captain Kirk, which are his best?

Why True Lies 2 never happened

Simon Brew Feature Feb 4, 2015

James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger scored a big hit with True Lies. And yet, despite rumours, they never made True Lies 2...

14 movie sequels stuck in development hell

Simon Brew Feature Jan 13, 2015

As Twins sequel Triplets gets delayed, here are other big name sequels struggling to get going - from Top Gun 2 to Die Hard 6...

Sequels abandoned after the film before them struggled

Simon Brew Odd List Dec 9, 2014

From Green Lantern 2 and Terminator: Salvation 2, to a Cat In The Hat sequel and Batman Triumphant: sequels killed by the earlier film...

Travis Knight interview: Laika, Boxtrolls, Gilliam, future

Simon Brew Interview Sep 11, 2014

The man who runs Laika, Travis Knight, chats to us about his plans, hating sequels, more Laika movies, Terry Gilliam and The Boxtrolls.

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