posted on Dec, 29 2012 @ 10:31 PM
Yikes! I thought we'd been Sequel'ed, Prequel'ed and Remake'ed out by now. Hasn't Hollywood noticed their movie profits are just a little anemic?
Perhaps people would like to see something original and different! Too risky by their thinking it seems.
By one count, a record 31 sequels and 17 reboots are expected to hit screens next year as executives steer clear of original and potentially
Oh dear... I already feel the need for a lobby break to the bathroom.
Audiences will be given a sixth helping of X-Men plus Fast and Furious 6, Die Hard 5, Scary Movie 5 and Paranormal Activity 5. There will also be
Iron Man 3, The Hangover 3, and second outings for The Muppets, The Smurfs, GI Joe and Bad Santa.
..and it isn't to do the normal business in there..
The reluctance of studios to take risks on original concepts follows a series of disastrous results this year. The most notorious was the epic
flop John Carter, based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs book A Princess of Mars, which saw Disney taking a $200 million (£123 million) write down, and
Rich Ross, the chairman of the studio, resigning soon
...It's to be sick... Sick of the nonsense and garbage out of Hollywood lately.
So another long dry year of nothing worth paying a ticket to go see inside a theater? Are there movies above some are really dying to see the 3rd or
4th or 6th version of? Are we just over-entertained in general perhaps? I mean I have to ask myself anymore...why a theater when between On-Demand,
Pay-Per-View, the normal movie channels, cable, Internet feeds, Redbox for $1 and traditional movie rental stores .... Umm.. Was Fast and Furious SIX