According to Box Office Mojo Dreamworks just moved the Jack Black cartoon from March 18, 2016 to the dreads of January. It’s now on 1/29/16. I don’t think anyone is saying “well American Sniper did well, and Kung Fu Panda 3 is similar…”
Doom and Gloom.
Back in Episode 21 of Gabbing Geek, the Geeks played a game of “Sequel, Reboot, or LET IT DIE!” In that now legendary segment (my mom liked it), we offered our not so humble opinions on how to manage some prominent Geek film properties. A movie like Goonies, for instance, could be rebooted for a new generation, continued with the original kids now parents to a next generation of Goonies, or Let the franchise die (which is somewhat incompatible with their motto…) Some franchises were destined to be continued, yet along the way the wheels fell off the bus. Let’s make up for Hollywood’s sins and green light a few films in the PURE SEQUEL category.