Goonies never say die! Fans of the film got a pleasant surprise when it was confirmed on April 22 that a Steven Spielberg-penned sequel was definitely in the works. Goonies groupies took to Twitter to express their happiness over the news — see what they had to say right here!
Fans of the 1985 cult classic The Goonies were overjoyed to learn that a sequel had been given the green light after nearly three decades. We don’t know much about The Goonies II, other than the fact that it will take place 30 years after the first flick left off, but that’s not stopping fans from tweeting about the exciting news!
‘Goonies 2’ Fans Overjoyed Over Sequel News: Reactions To Steven Spielberg Film
Heyyy, youuu guysss! The Goonies are back and fans couldn’t be happier about it. Here’s what some of them had to say:
— IndieReign (@IndieReign) April 9, 2014
They’re making a sequel to The Goonies!!!! WHATTTT!!! That is one of my all time favorite movies!!! This better be great!!! #SoExcited
— Carlos Guevara (@carlosgu14) April 9, 2014
— Musa Tariq (@MusaTariq) April 6, 2014
— Britt Holewinski (@BrittHolewinski) April 8, 2014
I gotta be honest… I’m pretty excited they’re making a “Goonies” sequel. Hard to top the Original but I’ll see it. #Heeeeeeyouguys!!
— Chad Lindberg (@ChadLindberg) April 7, 2014
The Goonies II is coming!!!! Words cannot describe how pumped I am….other than pumped.
— Lane Luhring (@MaintainTheLane) April 22, 2014
We are so excited too, and we can’t wait to see The Goonies II in theaters!
‘The Goonies II’ Is Coming: Steven Spielberg Writing The Story
Goonies director Richard Donner confirmed the sequel in a new interview with TMZ on April 22, and shared another equally thrilling bit of info: The original film’s executive producer, Steven Spielberg, will be writing the script!
And these two aren’t the only ones coming back for a second helping of Goonies — original cast members such as Sean Astin, Josh Brolin and Corey Feldman are reportedly the ones who pushed Richard to do the project, according to Nerdist.
So HollywoodLifers, are you excited for The Goonies II? Let us know!
— Tierney McAfee