Although sequels are often highly criticized, they have taken over and will likely continue to exist. They are doing well and there’s no stopping them. When it comes to sequels, audiences generally know what to expect but are still curious enough to watch. The amount of movie sequels that have been created is incredible!
Sequels and movies inspired by novels are not as new as we may think. They have been around since the dawn of films! Movie sequels used to have a small budget, but they have now become expensive productions and are increasingly common. Most of the time, when an original movie thrives, a sequel is anticipated. It’s no surprise when another one is announced because it’s as if every movie has a second part these
Legendary movies, such as the Godfather and the Terminator, have been followed by well-liked sequels. But in most cases, “part 2” is not as near and dear to our hearts as the original story. Viewers fall in love with original casts and are disappointed to learn that many times these characters get replaced with new, unfamiliar faces for the sequel.
The Future of the Sequel
Sometimes it is challenging to let go of a cherished story but knowing that there is an upcoming continuation can be consoling. And at times, only one sequel is not enough. Many movies have become critically acclaimed franchises. Famous examples include Harry Potter, Jaws and Back to the Future. Moviegoers will likely continue attending sequels for many years to come and they will keep selling well. Whether we like them or not, sequels seem to be here to stay. But what do you think, will sequels rise or flop? Is too much of a good thing too much of a good thing?