They Live 2 Might Be Alive After All
A sequel to John Carpenter's classic could actually happen.
John Carpenter is all the rage in Hollywood lately, with many of his movies being remade or re-imagined in recent years. From 2011's take on The Thing to the recent Halloween sequel making waves in theaters, it seems like the Master of Horror is today's hot topic in film.
In a recent interview with Den of Geek, Carpenter hinted that a direct sequel to his cult 1988 horror/sci-fi movie may very well still be happening. The below exert from the interview regarding They Live 2 seems to indicate that the film may still happen.[blockquote-0]
Based on the above comments, it seems that Matt Reeves has dropped out of the project as director, although this is a role that could be filled by a number of directors, possibly even Carpenter himself. The film, which has been written, is titled Resistance, which gives us a clue that the film would see a rebellion of the humans versus their alien overlords, overcoming their cognitive programming and fighting back against their hidden oppressors.
Sadly, the star of the original film, former WWE superstar Rowdy Roddy Piper, has since passed away so it would be interesting to see who they might get to replace him as the star of the sequel. We here at Dead Entertainment are hopeful that the movie gets made because, well, we are here to chew bubblegum and write about horror news, and we are all out of bubblegum.
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