MAY THE SCHWARTZ BE WITH YOU! Yes you heard us correctly, THE SCHWARTZ! Because Mel Brooks is at it again! A Spaceballs sequel was just announced and you know what that means – oh yeah – we’ll finally be able to answer the question of whether your Schwartz is as big as mine. And let’s clarify immediately – yours is not!
According to Consequence of Sound:
During a recent appearance on Adam Carolla’s Take a Knee podcast, Brooks confirmed his desire to make the film, which would be entitled Spaceballs: Search For More Money. He said his intention is to bring back as many as the film’s original cast members as possible, including Rick Moranis, who has all but retired from acting in recent years.
In a 2014 interview with Parade, Brooks mentioned that screenwriter Tom Meehan had “some great ideas” for a sequel. However, Moranis’ participation (or lack thereof) has proved the biggest obstacle. “Without Rick, I wouldn’t do it,” Brooks explained. “I’ve got the helmet in storage, just waiting for him.” He added that he’s spoken with Moranis a few times over the years, but he’s “really strict” about remaining retired.
That sounds pretty solid to us! So now it’s our plea to Rick Moranis – PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE make this happen. We’ve missed you for oooooooh so long, and let’s be honest – this movie isn’t anything without you. And just because we love this moment so much – here are the 10 best gags from SPACEBALLS: