We all approached doing a sequel with great trepidation and skepticism.— Jason Biggs
Devotion Sequel quotations
Clearly any film company that makes a film is always going to talk about sequels particularly if they see something as being successful, which Werewolf was.
When I first started you would pitch a story because without a good story, you didn't really have a film. Later, once sequels started to take off, you pitched a character because a good character could support multiple stories. and now, you pitch a world because a world can support multiple characters and multiple stories across multiple media.
I wanted to play a good guy after doing this lunatic on The Sopranos for two years. And then they did the sequel to Bad Boys, where I get to play the barking captain again.
Nature never rhymes her children, nor makes two men alike.
When we see a great man, we fancy a resemblance to some historical person, and predict the sequel of his character and fortune, a result which he is sure to disappoint. None will ever solve the problem of his character according to our prejudice, but only in his high unprecedented way.
I thought, "why don't we be innovative and create something nobody had ever done before?" It was a huge hit and we immediately did a sequel with Chris Rock, Morgan Freeman, Tina Turner and Maya Angelou.
A sequel is an admission that you've been reduced to imitating yourself.
I felt really comfortable [on The Maze Runner].
From day one, I loved the script and the story, and I thought it could be something really cool and interesting and original, in this generation of regurgitated projects and sequels and stuff, so I'm proud to be part of it.
We live in a country where voting rights get gutted but Sharknado gets a sequel.
To love in the sense of passion-love is the contrary of to live.
It is an impoverishment of one's being, an askesis without sequel, an inability to enjoy the present without imagining it as absent, a never-ending flight from possession.
You have to be very careful when you're working on a sequel, because it has to be a continuation of what you did before.
With Katrina, it's almost like the sequel that doesn't live up to the original.
It's certainly a shocking event and a tragedy, but somehow as a big event it doesn't seem to carry as much weight with the public as 9/11 did.
The challenge in scoring a sequel is, how do you not get bored? The only way around that one is to go, "Okay, let's throw everything out that we had before and let's just see it as an autonomous movie, and let's just start again."
For every man who has learned to fight in arms will desire to learn the proper arrangement of an army, which is the sequel of the lesson.
Preparation is not only about managing external risks, but about limiting the likelihood that you'll unwittingly add to them. When you're the author of your own fate, you don't want to write a tragedy. Aside from anything else, the possibility of a sequel is nonexistent.
My gut feeling about sequels is that they should be premeditated: You should try to write a trilogy first or at least sketch out a trilogy if you have any faith in your film.
At one point I intended to write precursor and sequel novels, about the establishment of the Web and its next evolution, but I am very unlikely to now; they would take place in a different universe.
It's an unusual way to write a crime novel, to have these lingering, fairly large story points, but it's something I knew I had to do if I wanted to write a sequel...but, you know, people still have to read and enjoy this book, or it's a moot point.
Always drawn to the theatric, Bowie also performed in stage productions of "The Elephant Man" and just recently collaborated on "Lazarus," an off-Broadway musical that's a sequel to his 1976 role in the film "The Man Who Fell To Earth."
I feel like every time you get to make a sequel, it's a privilege.
It means that people have embraced it and want the journey to continue.
I like doing sequels. Basically, I think it's a fun thing to follow characters in time. In real time.
It's always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel. The demands are so high, and it's expensive.
Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts, a balm to our every chagrin, as welcome after satiety as after disappointment
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older: the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.
Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth.
The sequel was like a children's party taken over by the elders.
And I plan to write a sequel to Dragon Rider.
I think sequels should be earned and we won't do it unless the script is better than the first one.
We had to do the same thing here. To top that sequel was quite a task. Mike had a couple of good conceptual humour and character ideas, which got me back into it.
The only reason I would write a sequel is if I were struck by an idea that I felt to be equal to the original. Too many sequels diminish the original.
As far as I know, the guys at Pixar are opposed to a Monsters, Inc. sequel.
I'm proud of all the movies I've made.
They're not sequels, they're not franchises. And the reason I pick my films carefully is that I don't want to spit on my life. I like to think of myself as more than that.
I am writing a sequel to The Touch because I want to further explore the Chinese question that I have raised. There will be more about that in a sequel.
By definition a sequel can't be original.
So you've got to figure out what worked the first time around.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is beyond bad.
It carves out its own category of godawfulness. And, please, you don't have to remind me that the original was a colossal hit ($700 million worldwide) and the sequel will probably do just as well. I know it's popular. So is junk food, and they both poison your insides and rot your brain.
I am actually working on The Neighbors sitcom.
We are starting from scratch. I am also working on a comedy movie and a vampire movie. I also have the pilot for The Tommy Wiseau Show and of course The House That Drips Blood On Alex, which we are hoping to make a sequel.