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23 October 2007  |  Written by Olly Richards  

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It seems that, after approximately 4,867 years of rumour, a live-action sequel to The Goonies is not going to happen. But the recent rumours that an animated sequel series may get the go ahead are apparently very much true. Corey Feldman (Mouth in the movie) recently told MTV that he'd been approached to return as an older version of his character for a cartoon series, in which the original Goonies would be all growns up and with adventuring kids of their own. And now Jonathan Ke Quan has told Empire exclusively that he and Jeff Cohen (Chunk) have been asked to lend their talents too.

"We were approached a few months ago by Warner about doing it and asked if we would be interested," said Ke Quan. "They even showed us character designs. It looks very cool".

Though Cohen now works as an entertainment lawyer, he could be persuaded to come back. "I spoke with Jeff," continues Quan. "All of us are very interested, if the story is right. I am sure whatever Steven (Spielberg) and Dick (Donner) think of will be good enough for us Goonies to come aboard".

If the Goonies are to return, this sounds like a pretty good way to do it. It's encouraging that Spielberg and Donner are involved and kudos to Warners for wanting to get the original team back together, rather than getting new actors to fill the voice roles. So, how do you feel about this news? Are you hyped to see the Goonies return?

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Ah Well.
When Iread te Title Goonies 2 I was a little excited. I saw the original when I was a wee lad and funnily enough only bought the DVD yesterday but an animated film? I'd prefer to sse the guys in the flesh, older,thogh probably not wiser etc. When I think animated it doesn't feel lke a proper sequel just some kind of 'slap it together and ge it out while the time is right'. More

Posted by Highnoon at 11:13 on 27 October 2007 | Report This Post

goonies 2
They should make a movie version where the goonies discover where 1 eye willie's ship went to, but need to rush to get the treasure before china does. I did write this idea to steven speilberg, so he could still make it. More

Posted by aussietrooper20 at 00:19 on 27 October 2007 | Report This Post

goonies 2
Iv never met ANYONE who dislikes the Goonies. Dont spoil it by making a sequal of any kind. I very much doubt they will recreate the magic of the first!!! More

Posted by guyrussell69 at 15:23 on 26 October 2007 | Report This Post

I'd prefere it to be a live action film. It just seems odd to swap media like this. Its not like they have to hide the fact that they're all older. Although i will admit that, as Wes Clough pinted out, Monster House was rather Goonieish. If it was done in that kinda stylised mo-cap i think it may just work. Just... More

Posted by jimoakley666 at 13:53 on 26 October 2007 | Report This Post

4867 years ago? now i feel old. I thought it was only 4592 years ago. By the way... Goonies 2!!!!!! am I Hyped? well I was born in 79 and am alive. yes I'm excited by the prospect of Goonies 2. then I read the word animated. why? do they really mean to rape the memories of u all by making the Goonies a cartoon? no way Chunk's belly-wobble will work without live action. and that's just for starters. More

Posted by Adrian at 10:00 on 24 October 2007 | Report This Post

WOW another sequel no-one needs (or WANTS)
what's the point of doing another Goonies movie? first one wasn't that good, and let's be honest here people can ANY of you point to a good sequel too a movie that was made so long after the original? More

Posted by boredbluekoala at 23:51 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

This sounds quite good and the only way I could see it...
...working. Live action or cgi, who cares. If Spielberg gets Indy right again, and Donner doesnt stay on Lethal Weapon 4 mode, this could actually be very good. And why the hell hasnt anyone had the bright idea of tuirning the goonies into a video game. Er hello!!! Money printing machine!!! In fact, give it to Rockstar (GTA makers) and I bet they could turn something pretty awesome out of it. More

Posted by coomi01 at 21:34 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

What is with hollywood's CG obsession? Anytime they greenlight a half decent kids movie it's "hey lets do it in CG!!!" I for one have had far more then enough of these glorified big screen computer games More

Posted by Harry_Knowles_Ver.2 at 19:57 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

They'll never get Sean Astin
No way no how. He even thought LOTR was beneath him... More

Posted by mikeonbass2 at 19:56 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

dont really now bout this one. goonies is my all time iconic childhood movie and still is my no1 fav if it happens they best bloody do it right More

Posted by ilovekaren at 16:50 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

An animated series is probably the best way to continue the legend that is the Goonies...could be good, could be pants! Look forward to more news on this though! More

Posted by Rogue at 16:18 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

Monster House!!
For some strange reason Monster House had the same feel to it as the goonies. I have watched it a few times with my kids and I cant shake the feeling, Anybody else get the same thing? So maybe a CG goonies sequel could work! More

Posted by wes clough at 16:04 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

I'd have prefered a Live Action sequel even if it was DTV, not sure why animation should be used. It's not like they're the TMNT's and will be doing gravity defying stunts.... More

Posted by Timon at 15:10 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

Sounds alright, actually
At first I was skeptical, but this sounds okay... the animation idea sounds good, actually, it means they can take the story wherever they want without caring what the cast look like nowadays! More

Posted by britesparc at 14:51 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

Cant see this working
I absolutely love the Goonies. But I cant see this working. Animation? Bah! Its got straight to DVD written all over it. More

Posted by shool at 14:34 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: ...if they re all back - shouldn t a live-action movie be on the cards?!
This should be interesting, could be really good or just shite! More

Posted by morg1138 at 14:24 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

...if they re all back - shouldn t a live-action movie be on the cards?!
...some of them might not be actors anymore, but I m sure they d be up for it, just for the banter!... Come on Mr Spielberg forget the animation malarky and schedule 'Goonies 2: They 'R' good enough!' ..."Hey U guys!"... More

Posted by IMac at 14:15 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

Yes! Yes! Yes! Shame it's not live action though.... More

Posted by dunkah at 14:13 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post

Not really a proper sequel if it's animated! Is there an audience for this?? More

Posted by R P Howard at 13:33 on 23 October 2007 | Report This Post


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