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...
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, »
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