Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Just Say No: "16 Candles" Sequel

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! Please!!! NO!

Molly Ringwald is out and about saying that she wants to do a "16 Candles" sequel. Please, make her stop. No one loved "16 Candles" more than me. I named my first son "Jake" after Jake Ryan. I can recite the movie from beginning to end. I LOVED "16Candles." I loved 80's era Molly Ringwald. But come on...today's Molly Ringwald just isn't the same. And Jake Ryan is a furniture maker somewhere in Washington state or something, right? Nothing will make me feel older than seeing Jake Ryan and a doughy Molly Ringwald playing parents to some Miley Cyrus type with Uncle Long Duck Dong living next door to provide comic relief. Ugh. Please join me in saying, "NOOOOOO!"
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Eighties Brat Pack star MOLLY RINGWALD is begging filmmaker JOHN HUGHES to make a sequel of 1984 teen movie SIXTEEN CANDLES.

Ringwald made her name in the adolescent romantic comedy, the first of a string of collaborations with Hughes.

And 24 years later, the now 40-year-old is campaigning for a follow-up, after Hughes vetoed original plans for a sequel.

Ringwald tells AOL Television, "It was something that I definitely wanted to do, but John Hughes wasn't interested, and I didn't feel comfortable doing it without his involvement.

"If we can get John to agree, I think it would be great. I think there are definitely a lot of people who would love to see it, and I would love to do it.

"I think that Sixteen Candles lends itself to (a sequel). It was such a Cinderella story. And I was interested to see what happened to this girl."


(Source: Showbiz Spy)

8 comments:

Rachael said...

NNNOOOOOO!!!!!!!
Some things are best left alone. A sequel would just ruin everything.

Karey said...

Haven't they been talking about this for years? I swear I have read about it several times. Either way I agree leave the classic alone!

Kara said...

Now?!? a couple of years after the original...I could understand, I wouldn't like it, but I could understand...but why now? Ew! I agree, but I'm rarely a fan of sequels anyway.

Michelle said...

This just flat out scares me! Please, say it isn't so....

kim8424 said...

I agree Nikki,... not a good idea.

Rachel said...

Absolutely not!

Sara said...

21 Candles? Sure! 45 Candles? Hell no!

heather said...

I so agree! that would be just wrong!