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Steven Spielberg Wrote the Story for The Goonies Sequel

21 April 2014 8:18 PM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

After years of rumors, Richard Donner recently revealed that he's working on a sequel to "The Goonies," which was directed by Donner, and written by Chris Columbus from a story by Steven Spielberg. TMZ now caught up with Donner to get a few more details about the sequel. While the director didn't want to reveal much, he did say that Spielberg is once again involved and that "The Goonies 2" will be based on a story that Spielberg wrote. The original film was released in 1985 and starred Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Jeff Cohen and Martha Plimpton. No word if the sequel will follow the same gang three decades later. It's rumored that the focus will be on the kids of the gang with some cameos thrown in. »

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But Seriously, How Would You Make a ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Sequel?

21 April 2014 12:30 PM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

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As we all know too well, Mrs. Doubtfire – the seminal Robin Williams-wearing-women’s-clothing comedy — has been officially given a sequel by Fox 2000. Both Williams and the original’s director, Chris Columbus, are on board in the same positions they held last time around. Screenwriter Bonnie Hunt, however, has been replaced with David Berenbaum, of Elf  fame (also Zoom, The Haunted Mansion and The Spiderwick Chronicles fame, which might seem a little less impressive). We all know the decades-later sequel drill. Some »

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Steven Spielberg Reportedly Has ‘Goonies 2′ Story Idea in Mind

21 April 2014 11:51 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Beloved kids on an adventure 1980s flick The Goonies turns 30 years old next year; for nearly as long as the Truffle Shuffle has been a thing, though, a movie sequel to the film has been rumored, without having taken the final steps to becoming a reality. However, if you believe the reports in recent weeks, that long-stagnant situation could be about to change.

First, Goonies director Richard Donner revealed that a sequel is currently making legitimate progress down the production pipeline; just a few days after that, additional sources confirmed that Warner Bros. is indeed fast-tracking development on Goonies 2. The original film’s writer Chris Columbus and executive producer Steven Spielberg are reported to be actively on the lookout for a new writer and director, in order to takeover the reins on the youth-oriented action franchise.

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Director Richard Donner Says Steven Spielberg Has the Story for 'Goonies 2'

21 April 2014 10:46 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this month, director Richard Donner broke one of the biggest news stories all year, when he revealed that the long-awaited sequel The Goonies 2 is actually happening. During a new interview with TMZ, Richard Donner revealed that The Goonies executive producer Steven Spielberg actually came up with the story for this sequel.

"Hopefully we're going to get this done. Period. Steven came up with the idea of doing a sequel after 30 years. You don't do it without him. He came up with another story line, and he's right on."

When asked if any of the original cast members such as Josh Brolin or Sean Astin will come back, the director had this to say.

"God knows. It's up to them. If they have any sense, they will. If they don't, they won't."

Steven Spielberg actually received a story credit on The Goonies, with Chris Columbus writing the screenplay. There »

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Spielberg Is Behind "Goonies 2" Storyline?

21 April 2014 10:37 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

A few weeks ago filmmaker Richard Donner got many of us excited when he said that plans for a sequel to classic 1980s family adventure film "The Goonies" were moving forward and he hopes all the original cast members return.

Today, speaking with TMZ again, Donner revealed a new bit of information. Turns out not only is producer Steven Spielberg returning for the film, it is him who is responsible for the follow-up's story (just like he was with the first film).

Donner says: "Hopefully we're going to get this done, period. Spielberg came up with the idea of doing a sequel after 30 years. You don't do it without him, and he came up with another storyline and he's right on."

How many of the original cast members will return is unknown but all, even Josh Brolin, have expressed interest in returning. No word if the original film's scribe Chris Columbus will also return. »

- Garth Franklin

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7 Ways to Make the Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel Not Terrible

18 April 2014 10:21 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

There is not a day that goes by that we aren't falling to our knees, shaking our fists to the sky and yelling: "Why hasn't there been a Mrs. Doubtfire sequel?!" Wait, no. That's not what we yell. We yell: "Why hasn't anyone punched Justin Bieber in the face yet?! Also, I need a cookie!" So while we can't say that we've been waiting for a sequel to the 1993 Robin Williams comedy for a long time, we can say that when news broke that Williams and director Chris Columbus were toying around with the idea of a second Mrs. Doubtfire film, we were intrigued.  But intrigued in a very skeptical way. That movie was so much fun and so wonderful on its own. The ending was »

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Mrs. Doubtfire Actress Wants Nothing to Do With Sequel

18 April 2014 3:07 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

It was just revealed that Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus will return for a sequel to "Mrs Doubtfire." While fans of the original 1993 film are happy to hear that a follow-up is happening, not everyone is excited about the news. Mara Wilson, who played youngest child in "Mrs. Doubtfire," tweeted that she has nothing to do with the sequel and she doesn't plan to be a part of it. "For the record, no, I do not have anything to do with the 'Mrs. Doubtfire' sequel, nor will I," she wrote. "I've been in some mediocre movies, but I've never been in a sequel. And I have no interest in being in one now." When asked why she's so against the film, Wilson replied: "Sequels generally suck unless they were planned as part of a trilogy or series. I think 'Doubtfire' ended where it needed to end. I'm »

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Mara Wilson Swears She Would Never Even Consider Being In A 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel, Causes Twitter Uproar

17 April 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Should Robin WilliamsMrs. Doubtfire sequel become a reality, there is one actress who will definitely not be reprising her role in the classic 90s comedy: Mara Wilson.

Wilson, now 26, was just five years old when she got her breakout role in Mrs. Doubtfire as the youngest of three children, Natalie Hillard. Wilsen went on to earn a place in pop culture history when she played Susan Walker in the 1994 remake of Miracle on 34th Street, and is perhaps most beloved for her starring turn in Matilda (1996) After the 90s came to a close, Wilson left professional acting behind, and says she has no intention of picking up where she left off in Hollywood should she be asked to participate in a Mrs. Doubtfire sequel.

“For the record, no, I do not have anything to do with the Mrs. Doubtfire sequel, nor will I,” Wilson proclaimed on Twitter Thursday, April »

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Mrs. Doubtfire: Where Are They Now?

17 April 2014 1:32 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Mrs. Doubtfire is officially getting a sequel, with Robin Williams and original director Chris Columbus already attached to the follow-up about the dad who goes undercover as a female nanny to be near his kids. There are no details about the plot yet, but given that the movie came out 21 years ago, we're wondering what the original cast is up to. Obviously we know Williams's star has never waned, but what happened to all the Hillard kids? Find out here! Source: 20th Century Fox View Slideshow › »

- Shannon Vestal

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'Mrs. Doubtfire' Star Mara Wilson Disowns the Sequel

17 April 2014 1:02 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

There has been a nostalgia boom in movie news lately, with the latest story to grab hearts across America being the announced sequel to Mrs. Doubtfire. The 1993 comedy featured divorcee Robin Williams dressing up in drag as an old lady pretending to be his children's new nanny. Many were delighted that Williams would be returning alongside original director Chris Columbus for Mrs. Doubtfire 2. One person who isn't happy about the news? Original star Mara Wilson, who thinks the movie will probably suck. And she's probably right.

Mara played one of the three Hillard children, youngest daughter of recently divorced parents Daniel and Miranda (Robin Williams, Sally Field). The actress claims that she has nothing to do with this new take on the classic comedy, nor will she be associated with it at all, disowning the impending sequel. In a twitter blast, she also goes onto express her feelings towards sequels in general, »

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'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel -- Matthew Lawrence Would Be 'On Board'

17 April 2014 12:03 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

At least one of Robin Williams' goddamn "Mrs. Doubtfire" kids wants in on the sequel ... Matthew Lawrence tells TMZ he would love to be a part of it!The Internet exploded on Wednesday after it was reported that a sequel to the classic 1993 cross-dressing comedy was in the works. Both Williams and director Christopher Columbus are slated to return.Mara Wilson, who played the youngest daughter in the film, quickly took to Facebook and Twitter to denounce the project, »

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Mrs. Doubtfire 2: Robin Williams Returns, Mara Wilson Doesn't

17 April 2014 10:18 AM, PDT | kidspickflicks | See recent kidspickflicks news »

Update: Mara Wilson, the actress who played the adorable Natalie Hillard in the first movie, has just tweeted out saying that "sequels generally suck unless they were planned..." We're sad to hear that it's unlikely she'll return, but we're still excited for the show to go on!

April 17, 2014 - It's been 21 years since Robin Williams put on a wig, dress, and some makeup, and he's ready to bring one of our favorite little old ladies is out from retirement!

If we had to describe Mrs. Doubtfire in just one word, we'd have to say "charming." The 1993 movie is about a man going through a divorce and, as a way to see his kids more often, dresses up as a feisty old nanny! It's a movie we still come back to - even to this day!

When we heard the news that Mrs. Doubtfire would be getting a sequel, there was »

- dbethke@fanlala.com (Dave B.)

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News Bites: New 'Jupiter Ascending' Image, 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Is Getting a Sequel, and More!

17 April 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Jupiter Ascending: The next sci-fi movie from the Wachowskis is heading to theaters on July 18, and a new image from Jupiter Ascending confirms it can't come soon enough. Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis are featured, ready to fly, thanks to a pair of antigravity boots. [Total Film]   Mrs. Doubtfire: A sequel to the 1993 smash hit comedy Mrs. Doubtfire is moving forward (again). The original, directed by Chris Columbus, starred Robin Williams as a recently divorced father who dresses up as a woman to get a job as a housekeeper so he can spend more time with his children. A sequel has been in development since 2001; David Berenbaum (Elf) is writing a new script, and both Columbus and Williams are returning. [The Hollywood Reporter]   The Hobbit:...

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Strap on the Foam Suit: A Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel Is in the Works

17 April 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Get those dinner reservations in order - a sequel to Mrs. Doubtfire is in the works. Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus are attached to the 1993 family comedy's sequel, which is in development at Fox 2000. Elf screenwriter David Berenbaum is writing the script, which means you can possibly expect a scene where Mrs. Doubtfire's engines are revived by the power of Christmas. As the project appears to be very early in the development process, there is no word on a release date, nor which children Williams will need to pose as an elderly Scottish woman caring for them. Mara Wilson, »

- Nate Jones

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Movie News: 'Jupiter Ascending' Image; 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel Finally Coming; Eli Roth's 'Green Inferno' Trailer

17 April 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Jupiter Ascending: The next sci-fi movie from the Wachowskis is heading to theaters on July 18, and a new image from Jupiter Ascending confirms it can't come soon enough. Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis are featured, ready to fly, thanks to a pair of antigravity boots. [Total Film]   Mrs. Doubtfire: A sequel to the 1993 smash hit comedy Mrs. Doubtfire is moving forward (again). The original, directed by Chris Columbus, starred Robin Williams as a recently divorced father who dresses up as a woman to get a job as a housekeeper so he can spend more time with his children. A sequel has been in development since 2001; David Berenbaum (Elf) is writing a new script, which has attracted the interest of Columbus and Williams. [The Hollywood Reporter]   The...

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Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel in Development

17 April 2014 8:19 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Mrs. Doubtfire is returning to the big screen and so is Robin Williams!  However, is this a good or bad thing?  Why has it taken so long to make a sequel?  Come in to read more!

It has been over 20 years since our favorite "manny" graced the big screen and it looks like she/he's coming back for one more time. Today, Fox 2000 announced that Mrs. Doubtfire 2 is currently in development with both Robin Williams and Chris Columbus, who directed the first film, set to return.

The first film, based on the novel by Anne Fine's Madame Doubtfire, was about a struggling actor who is going through a messy divorce. In order to spend more time with his children, Daniel Hilliard (Robin Williams) disguises himself as a female housekeeper and hilarity ensues. In 1993, Mrs. Doubtfire grossed over $440 million worldwide and became an instant classic.

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Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel in Development

17 April 2014 8:19 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Mrs. Doubtfire is returning to the big screen and so is Robin Williams!  However, is this a good or bad thing?  Why has it taken so long to make a sequel?  Come in to read more!

It has been over 20 years since our favorite "manny" graced the big screen and it looks like she/he's coming back for one more time. Today, Fox 2000 announced that Mrs. Doubtfire 2 is currently in development with both Robin Williams and Chris Columbus, who directed the first film, set to return.

The first film, based on the novel by Anne Fine's Madame Doubtfire, was about a struggling actor who is going through a messy divorce. In order to spend more time with his children, Daniel Hilliard (Robin Williams) disguises himself as a female housekeeper and hilarity ensues. In 1993, Mrs. Doubtfire grossed over $440 million worldwide and became an instant classic.

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Robin Williams to star in Mrs Doubtfire sequel

17 April 2014 8:18 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Follow-up in the works to 1993 comedy about a divorcee who impersonates a Scottish nanny to be closer to his kids

Robin Williams is set to return in a sequel to Mrs Doubtfire, the 1993 comedy about a divorced dad who impersonates a Scottish nanny to be closer to his children, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Williams played a struggling actor who dons drag to become the no-nonsense Euphegenia Doubtfire in Chris Columbus's film. The role which won him the Golden Globe for best actor in a comedy or musical two decades ago. The sequel's screenplay is by Elf director David Berenbaum, and the new production would also see Columbus return to the director's role.

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'Mrs. Doubtfire': Robin Williams' Clever Combination of Prosthetics (Video)

17 April 2014 8:11 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Robin Williams is heading back to the big screen as Mrs. Doubtfire for a sequel with director Chris Columbus and Elf scribe David Berenbaum attached to the project. But what does it take to complete the actor's transformation? Photos: Cameos in Prequels, Reboots and Remakes While sharing the news of the THR exclusive, Thursday's Today broadcast aired a lively 1993 interview with Robin Williams in which the actor told Gene Shalit of the parts necessary to create the beloved character: the nose of Margaret Hamilton (who played the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz), a Margaret Thatcher-

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Mara Wilson Shoots Down Mrs. Doubtfire 2 On Twitter

17 April 2014 7:45 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

So the news broke recently that yes, Mrs. Doubtfire 2 is underway. 21 years after the Chris Columbus-directed original became a wild success and helped propel Robin Williams. career further into "Dramedy" territory, someone thinks it.s a good idea to try and compete with the Madea franchise. While Williams is attached to the project, none of the other cast members have been approached as of yet. However, we can tell you who most definitely won.t be back: child actress turned writer Mara Wilson, who got her start as Natalie . the youngest of the Hillard children in the 1993 original. Last night, Mara Wilson used her Twitter account to state the following: For the record, no, I do not have anything to do with the Mrs. Doubtfire sequel, nor will I.. Mara Wilson (@MaraWritesStuff) April 17, 2014 After her initial post, she further explained her rationale in a series of supporting messages, with »

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