A Surprising Number of Big Sequels are Coming in 2015

A Surprising Number of Big Sequels are Coming in 2015

Hollywood really truly doesn't have that many original ideas, to prove this point we give you eight sequels that are supposed to be released in 2015. Expect the expected.

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2? What?!

Who the hell is even going to be in it?

Oooh! Croughing Tiger 2 from the guy from Iron Monkey! :D
Star Wars can't be this Dec., can it?

Casual Shinji:
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2? What?!

Who the hell is even going to be in it?

From its IMDB page it looks like the only returning cast member is Michelle Yeoh.

Kenjitsuka:
Star Wars can't be this Dec., can it?

Not this coming December but December 2015, it'll be here soon enough, and hopefully Disney is able to infuse the series with some new blood.

DrStrangelove:

Casual Shinji:
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2? What?!

Who the hell is even going to be in it?

From its IMDB page it looks like the only returning cast member is Michelle Yeoh.

Well, I assume since, you know...

But Christ, why? I mean, the end was pretty frikking definitive.

Casual Shinji:

DrStrangelove:

Casual Shinji:
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2? What?!

Who the hell is even going to be in it?

From its IMDB page it looks like the only returning cast member is Michelle Yeoh.

Well, I assume since, you know...

But Christ, why? I mean, the end was pretty frikking definitive.

I agree with you, this seems like the answer to a question no one asked. I don't know why they would wait fifteen years to make a sequel though, I guess it says something about the quality of the scripts that they were getting.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2? ...what?!?
How the hell are they going to shoehorn in a sequel to that one?

DrStrangelove:
Not this coming December but December 2015, it'll be here soon enough, and hopefully Disney is able to infuse the series with some new blood.

I'm not holding my breath.

CT,HD2??????? How very odd. So long as Michelle Yeoh is in it, I'm sure I'll check it out. She may be in her 50's but she's still super attractive.

Casual Shinji:

But Christ, why? I mean, the end was pretty frikking definitive.

It's all about franchising. I'm surprised we haven't actually seen Citizen Kane 2 yet. But 30 years after Highlander, I'm not surprised they're doing a sequel to something with closure.

Though I hope the sequel's a little better than Highlander's.

Zachary Amaranth:

Casual Shinji:

But Christ, why? I mean, the end was pretty frikking definitive.

It's all about franchising. I'm surprised we haven't actually seen Citizen Kane 2 yet. But 30 years after Highlander, I'm not surprised they're doing a sequel to something with closure.

Though I hope the sequel's a little better than Highlander's.

Yeah, but does the name 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' really have that much pull? I mean, I know it was big at the time, but you hardly ever hear people mention it anymore. And with Highlander I could kinda understand why they made a sequel, because it was a cult hit about dudes chopping eachother's heads off. Crouching Tiger was a drama with some action setpieces. It'd be like making a sequel to Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.

Casual Shinji:
Yeah, but does the name 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' really have that much pull? I mean, I know it was big at the time, but you hardly ever hear people mention it anymore.

Hollywood has had the mentality that a minor name is better than no name at all.

I mean, I'm not going to pretend that the idea of sequels and remakes is completely new or something solely wrong with modern movies, but they've really been going at any "name" imaginable. It seems to be whatever they can get their hands on, and barring A-List material they will move down the ladder. I don't know, CTHD still seems weird to me, but it's not a complete shock.

This is something that was parodied by Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and that was over ten years ago.

....God, I'm old.

Casual Shinji:
It'd be like making a sequel to Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.

Which would make good sense, as the original was based on excerpts from a 21-part (or rather, 20 and a half) book series. Still enough material there, believe me. :)

But I agree, making a sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon just seems plain weird to me...

GundamSentinel:

Casual Shinji:
It'd be like making a sequel to Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.

Which would make good sense, as the original was based on excerpts from a 21-part (or rather, 20 and a half) book series. Still enough material there, believe me. :)

I know, but that movie too was a drama. And franchising dramas is just... strange.

GundamSentinel:

Casual Shinji:
It'd be like making a sequel to Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.

Which would make good sense, as the original was based on excerpts from a 21-part (or rather, 20 and a half) book series. Still enough material there, believe me. :)

But I agree, making a sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon just seems plain weird to me...

But didn't Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon also came from a pretty long book series? If I not mistaken, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is the 5 in the series.
So maybe they are adapting some the other books? Maybe?

Still sounds pretty iffy thought.

No Zhang Ziyi, no interest.

I don't think there are a surprising number of big sequels really though.

Wait... Who even ASKED for a Mall Cop 2???

Oh wait... It's a Sandler thing, isn't it? *sighs*

Oh my! Arnie back as the T101 and a Crouching Tiger sequel! Didn't Li Mu Bai die tho!? Both will be getting my money at any rate. :-)

Didn't expect a new Terminator movie myself, really liked those that had Arnie so consider me curious about it.
Hope that the new Star Wars movie will be atleast decent aswell but we'll see.

 

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