Jonah Hill Says He’ll Only Make ‘Superbad 2’ When They’re 80 Years Old


Jonah Hill has been making his press rounds following the debut of Netflix’s hit movie Don’t Look Up and has been trying like a real hippie as he assumes the function of Jerry Garcia in Martin Scorsese‘s forthcoming Grateful Dead biopic.

The actor just lately revealed that he would solely be open to creating a Superbad sequel when he’s 80 years previous.

The unique Superbad movie, which premiered in August 2007, turned an instantaneous highschool comedy basic. It grossed $170 million worldwide and followers have been clamoring for a possible sequel ever since. Superbad 2, nevertheless, has by no means reached the drafting board and followers would possibly now have to attend many years for that to even develop into a consideration. Hill stated he wouldn’t be taken with making the following Superbad until it centered across the characters of their 80’s.

“I haven’t pitched this to anybody,” Hill stated in an interview with W Magazine. “What I want to do is when we’re like 80, do a ‘Superbad 2.’ Like, ‘old-folks-home Superbad.’ Our spouses die, and we’re single again. That’s what I want ‘Superbad 2’ to be, and that’s the only way I would ever make it.”

Seth Rogen, who co-wrote and likewise starred in Superbad, advised LADBible in 2020 that the unique hit is the one film he would “100% probably never touch” by way of reviving for a sequel or reboot.

“Honestly, I don’t think it requires improvement or anything to be built upon it,” stated Rogen. “I’m unbelievably proud of it. It really holds up — people still watch it, high school kids come up to me telling me that they watched it for the first time and how they loved it. It’s worked its way into being viewed as one of the better high school movies that’s out there. I’m so terrified of subtracting from it in any way with a bad sequel or spinoff that I’d never do it. I have so few actual good accomplishments that I’m horrified to fuck with the ones I have.”

Last yr, Superbad co-star Christopher Mintz-Plasse stated “if there was a way to do it, [a female version] would be the way, for sure.” The actor added, nevertheless, “I’ve heard from some of the people who made the first one, and I don’t think they want to touch it.”

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