The 7 Things We Need of the Sequel

The Green Onion Blog

Sequels are the big money maker in the entertainment industry today. Franchises are being built with every new year and our favorite stories are continuing on. Bringing us new exciting stories with established characters that we have fallen for. With every sequel, creators run the risk of devaluing what the consumers loved in the first place. Lets have a look at 7 important points that we, the consumer, want and need out of a sequel.

Not a remake-

There is no worse crime than when a sequel follows the exact same formula of its original. It is one thing to do a remake or a reimagining, but when it comes to a sequel there should be a fresh plot with original ideas. It is fair as a consumer to expect to see beloved characters in new situations. The only instance that this actually worked was with the Evil Dead franchise…

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