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M Night Shyamalan still wants to make Unbreakable 2…

January 31st, 2015 by Marc Comments

movie-news-banner-copyUnbreakable © Touchstone Pictures

Seems like Unbreakable writer/director M Night Shyamalan is keen to return to that universe… and we want it to happen so much!

Chatting with Collider, Shyamalan told how relevant and important to him the characters still are: “I love those characters and I love that world,” Shyamalan said.

“Of course, the whole world makes comic book movies now.  At the time, it was completely novel.  I remember when I made it, Disney was literally like, ‘Comic books?!  There’s no market for comic books!’  That’s all they make now!  It was a hilarious conversation.  I remember it.  I was like, ‘Maybe you’re right.  Maybe nobody will come see comic book movies.’  They were like, ‘Those are people in little conventions who like comic books.’  And I was like, ‘But, I like comic books!’

“But the beauty of the world of Unbreakable is that you’re playing it for reality. It should never feel like a comic book movie.  It feels like a straight-up drama.  It’s real.  You’re confronting the possibility that comic book characters were based on people that were real.  That’s the premise, so the tone has to be super grounded.  It would be cool.”

The original Unbreakable turned comic book conventions on their heads and is a movie that we insist you watch if you haven’t already as Bruce Willis is slowly convinced by Samuel L Jackson that he just may be a real superhero…

Source: Collider

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….