Posted on Monday, June 18th, 2007 by Peter Sciretta
As people continue to pester The Incredibles director Brad Bird about a possible sequel, the answers remain, for the most part, the same. Here is what Brad told AP while promoting his new film Ratatouille:
I love the world. I love the characters, and if I could come with a story that was as good or better than the original, I’d go there in a second. I have pieces of things that I would love to see in a sequel, but I haven’t got them all together yet, and I certainly wouldn’t want to come out there with something that is less than the original. … Sequels are not part of the business plan at Pixar. It’s all about the filmmakers being passionate about going somewhere.
I understand and respect Pixar’s view on sequels. Most companies now-a-days would jump at the possibility to make any kind of sequel or prequel off a popular property. And most of the time, the resulting film is bad, very bad. But I think that’s because most of the ideas don’t warrant revisiting.Â But The Incredibles is different. There are so many great places you could take the characters. There are so many more great stories that could be told. Brad, the fans want more…