In this episode of Film Stories with Simon Brew, a deeper look at a sequel that took a while to happen, and a film that spawned no shortage of sequels itself.
The wheels of Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) started moving nearly a year before the 2009 reboot of the franchise hit the big screen. Yet it’d have to wait, not least for a definite yet from director JJ Abrams. And there’d be a bit of a post-mortem too.
Beethoven meanwhile generated no shortage of follow-ups – but the story goes its original director wasn’t, er, overly keen on dogs. Quite the tail (chortle) this one…
Stories of both are told in this episode.
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