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In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Spenser Confidential 2 is “definitely” happening, so everyone please relax.
  • Gabrielle Union says a Bring It On sequel is “absolutely going to happen.”
  • Kevin Hart’s Quibi series is getting a sequel.
  • The Boss Baby: Family Business announces its voice cast.
  • Hotel Transylvania 4 will arrive in 2021.
  • A producer explains why National Treasure 3 still hasn’t happened.
  • Wong Kar-wai has written a Chungking Express sequel.

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Everything we’ve heard about The Wolverine has sold it as a very unique superhero movie. Star Hugh Jackman and director James Mangold have repeatedly explained how, though this is an X-Men movie, it’s much more character-based and emotional than most films derived from comic books. The foreign setting and international cast also lends a feel that is different from the average tentpole. Whether or not their ambitions have come to fruition probably won’t be revealed until The Wolverine is released on July 26. (Or maybe sooner when we finally get a trailer.)

Mangold bolstered these statements over the weekend when he took to Twitter to post ten images from films that influenced his style and storytelling on The Wolverine. Can you pick out what they are? Read More »