While profitable sequels
are every studio's dream -- appearing to be safe bets to corporate types who oversee the business plans of production toppers -- these days they can often turn into nightmares.
Franco, who starred in the film as the gangster Alien, was not at all happy that there will be a sequel
to the dramedy film.
It was to make sequels
like the last one in the series, but with something extra superspecial - a big-eyed kitty cat, the same ending twice, nausea-inducing camerawork - to let people know that this year's higher ticket prices were well worth the extra cost.
leading the Sega pack this year include "Sonic Adventure(TM) 2," "Crazy Taxi(TM) 2" and "Shenmue(TM) II" for Dreamcast.
However, The Hollywood Reporter has learnt that Jake and Neytiri have kids in the upcoming sequels
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Last summer, critics panned such sequels
as ``Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle,'' ``2 Fast 2 Furious,'' ``Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde,'' ``American Wedding'' and ``Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.
Sega Bass Fishing(TM) 2" - The sequel
to the premiere "Sega Bass Fishing" features the ability to move freely around huge, realistic environments.
The reason for the shift in semantics to such words as ``franchise'' and ``continuation'' is simple: Last year, the studios released a record 22 sequels
We look forward to returning to the state-of-the-art facilities and incredible locations in Sydney to shoot the sequels
in collaboration with the talented local production crew and with the cooperation of the Australian government.
The studio will again be without Bond in 2004 but McGurk said there are high hopes for the sequels
to ``Barbershop,'' ``Agent Cody Banks'' and ``Get Shorty''; a remake of ``Walking Tall'' starring The Rock; and ``Beauty Shop,'' a ``Barbershop'' spinoff starring Queen Latifah.
With nearly two dozen sequels
, high-profile franchise pictures and star vehicles on tap, the major studios were looking to match 2002's record levels.
Producer Andrew Gunn said he initially hoped Foster would be game to play the mother in the remake, as former child star Hayley Mills did in two ``Parent Trap'' sequels
This has been the summer of sequels
and 'Seabiscuit' is something that is fresh.
Its ultra-ambitious sequels
, on the other hand, are expected to blow away audiences like nothing ever has before.
The movie industry's major film studios have stacked their 2003 release schedules with so many sequels
, remakes and films based on well-known characters that at least matching last year's record $9.