20 August 2013 2:16 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Odd List Simon Brew 21 Aug 2013 - 08:20

Sometimes, a sequel brings back the original director. Sometimes, they pass. Sometimes, they don't get a choice...

A week or two back, we ran a piece looking at what ways movie producers got around the fact that an actor wouldn't be returning for a sequel. But it's not just actors who drop out.

Sometimes, a director chooses not to take a job back on. And sometimes, as we're going to discuss here, they don't even get the choice...

Penelope Spheeris

Wayne's World 2

Earlier this year, director Penelope Spheeris came together with stars Mike Myers and Dana Carvey for a Wayne's World reunion event, 21 years after the success of the original film. It would be fair to say that Spheeris and Myers had not spent much time together in the intervening period.

Spheeris is adamant that Myers didn't want her in charge for the sequel, »

- ryanlambie

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Kristen Stewart (I)
Tom Cruise
Christopher Nolan (I)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners