2007’s The Simpsons Film was once a huge luck. Critics and fanatics normally loved it, whilst it made a gargantuan $527 million towards a reported price range of $75 million. So why hasn’t there been a sequel? It is a subject that has arise quite a few instances through the years, and it did so once more at San Diego Comedian-Con this weekend. Simpsons author Matt Groening stated right through a panel that it was once a vastly tough problem to make the film, and it is not one thing that the manufacturing workforce sought after to hurry again into in an instant.
“The primary Simpsons film killed us,” Groening defined, as reported by means of IGN. The cause of that was once since the similar workforce at the back of the TV display additionally made the film. There was once no separate manufacturing workforce for the film. As such, the forged and team needed to entire The Simpsons Film in between seasons of the display. Now, some 12 years later, Groening says the workforce is sort of again to a spot the place they may believe making every other film.
“We are virtually recovered. Surely there will probably be every other Simpsons film one in every of this present day. Disney desires one thing for its cash,” Groening stated.
Disney just lately got nearly all of Fox’s leisure belongings in one of the vital largest buyouts in media historical past at $71.three billion. For that worth, Disney were given The Simpsons, Circle of relatives Man, Deadpool, X-Males, Avatar, and lots of others, along with TV networks and picture studios.
All through the tip credit of The Simpsons Film, Maggie says “Sequel?” Ever since then, fanatics had been questioning when that sequel could be made. In keeping with collection manufacturer Al Jean, a sequel to The Simpsons Film most certainly would possibly not occur till The Simpsons TV display is going off the air.
“The film was once one of these time-intensive operation, it pulled so much clear of the display. I might quite finish the display every time that occurs sooner than doing every other film. It is not likely there’ll be every other Simpsons characteristic whilst the display is being produced.”
In February this yr, The Simpsons was once renewed for Seasons 31 and 32. Season 31 will premiere in September 2019.