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Friday February 1, 2008 1:18 am

Sequel News: ‘Cloverfield’, ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’

Cloverfield - a movie that’s only two weeks old - has already earned itself sequel buzz.  While that shouldn’t be surprising news given the film’s stellar debut numbers, the movie did drop 68% in its second week.  And let’s not forget the movie’s ending.  Wouldn’t the movie be better served as a stand-alone piece….or do people really need further explanation?

Well, regardless of what I might think, the negotiations have already begun.  Its ‘s hope that the three behind the first installment - director , producer and writer - will return to create them a monster-sized hit.  Who knows?  I actually found myself enjoying 28 Weeks Later, and I was convinced that would be a disaster.

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Nightmare on Elm StreetMeanwhile, an older horror classic will be given another chance at life.  The Nightmare on Elm Street saga - a series that has already churned out eight films - will most likely live on to terrorize a new generation of horny teens.  is currently in talks with ‘s production company to reinvigorate the slasher skein.

At this point, many questions about the proposed sequels are still left unanswered.  Will be the one donning Freddy Krueger’s fedora?  Will this be a remake a la ‘s Halloween?  Will the storyline pick up where the series left off?  Will anyone want to see the same movie…for the ninth time?

 

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