If there’s one thing that’s truer now in this world than it was even in 1987, when the original Spaceballs hit theaters, it’s this: we’re surrounded by ***holes.
So, perhaps, it’s fitting that MGM is in talks with Mel Brooks to finally bring the long-awaited sequel, Spaceballs 2: The Search For More Money, to theaters. And thanks to the success of Disney’s new Star Wars movies, MGM is apparently “slightly interested” in making it happen, according to Brooks at a special screening of Young Frankenstein:
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“We’re talking,” Brooks said. “Who knows?”
A comedy legend, Brooks, even at age 90, is still one of the funniest people alive, and though he’s appeared in movies and TV shows over the years, he hasn’t directed a movie since 1995’s Dracula: Dead And Loving It. Would you like to see him return to the director’s chair for Spaceballs 2?
Would you like to see Mel Brooks direct a new Spaceballs movie?