After practically 40 years, the basic 1984 film “This Is Spinal Tap” is getting a sequel.
Dateline is reporting that the spoof heavy-metal band created by Christopher Visitor, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer can be making a comeback in a sequel to the mockumentary referred to as “Spinal Faucet II.”
Sadly, it appears to be like just like the quantity within the title is supposed to be a “2,” and never the quantity “11,” which looms massive within the band’s legend, as you possibly can see from this clip from the primary film.
Rob Reiner will direct the film in addition to reprise his position as doofus documentarian Marty DiBergi.
He advised Deadline that he was continuously requested about whether or not there would ever be a sequel to the movie however stated that he and his collaborators got here up with the precise strategy solely lately.
“You don’t need to simply do it to do it. You need to honor the primary one and push it a bit additional with the story,” he stated.
Reiner famous that Visitor, McKean and Shearer have carried out as Spinal Faucet all around the world however “haven’t spent any time collectively lately, and that turned the premise.”
He stated the plot will middle on the loss of life of longtime supervisor Ian Religion, performed within the movie by Tony Hendra.
“Ian’s widow inherited a contract that stated Spinal Faucet owed them another live performance. She was principally going to sue them in the event that they didn’t,” Reiner defined. “All these years and plenty of dangerous blood we’ll get into, they usually’re thrown again collectively and compelled to cope with one another and play this live performance.”
Reiner stated there could be some cameos from well-known musicians within the movie and added that band may also do a ebook devoted to the experiences of real-life rockers that parallel the incidents within the film.
“Like within the film, they get stoned and may’t discover the stage, that occurred to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers,” Reiner stated.
The brand new movie can be launched March 19, 2024, or 40 years and 17 days after the unique’s world premiere.
After all, Twitter customers had ideas.
And, after all, somebody quoted one of many movie’s strains.