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There's nothing better than seeing our favourite films and TV shows returning screen so watch out for these upcoming sequels. From 'Sister Act' to 'Finding Dory', we look at the biggest follow up films that have been confirmed or rumoured. Get ready for a fifth instalment of Shrek!
Neil Morrissey might be starring in ITV's Good Karma Hospital at the moment but it looks like he still dreams of playing his character Tony in Men Behaving Badly, 1992. Martin Clunes, who played his hapless flatmate apparently shares his feelings. He said: "“We’re old blokes now, and we couldn’t be making the same mistakes. Martin Clunes is in pretty much the same boat as me. We’d have to lobby [creator/writer] Simon Nye and [producer] Beryl Vertue and say, ‘The public require it!’” Picture: REX
It's been a whopping 16 years since the big loveable ogre Shrek burst onto our screens in 2001 and now a FIFTH instalment of the film is planned for release in 2019. The scripts have already been finished and the new film promises to revive the well loved series which has already had spin off films which include Puss in Boots and a Christmas film, Shrek The Halls.
The comedy show about best friends Will & Grace race ran for eight seasons and won 16 Emmy's during its popular run. But according to ex-star of the show, Leslie Jordan who played Beverly Leslie, the show is set to return to NBC for 10 episodes this summer. We are getting seriously nostalgia and hope it will happen! Picture: Rex
News in from CinemaCon: The hugely popular blockbuster movie has been confirmed for not one, not two, but FOUR more sequels, culminating in 2023. Happily, James Cameron let us know that we won't have to wait too long for the first sequel, which will be ready in 2018, with the others following shortly after. Avatar remains the most successful film globally ever, having taken $2.7bn since its release in 2009.
It's one of the must iconic cult films of all time and now fans of the the original 'Trainspotting' will be thrilled to know that the cast of the first movie will be returning for it's sequel. Production is now underway and director Danny Boyle has confirmed that Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller and Ewen Bremner have all agreed to come on board with the project which is set to be released in 2016 to mark the original's 20th anniversary.
Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska are returning to Wonderland in a sequel to Tim Burton's 'Alice In Wonderland'. This time 'The Muppets' and 'Muppets Most Wanted' director, James Bobin will be taking the helm, with the film scheduled for release in May 2016. No word yet on the storyline or the rest of the cast, but at least we have the teaser poster to keep us going.
After all this time the classic 1990 film, 'Kindergarten Cop' is getting a sequel. Sadly Arnold Schwarzenegger won't be returning as the tough cop who has to go undercover at a school. Instead, Swedish actor and martial artist Dolph Lundgren will take on the role in this straight-to-DVD follow-up. With parts in 'The Expendables' and 'Rocky IV', he won't have any trouble with dealing with a bunch of kindergarten kids... or will he? Picture: Rex
Winona Ryder - who played the goth teen Lydia Deetz in the 1988 comedy - revealed to Late Night host Seth Meyers that Beetlejuice will be back with a sequel. The second movie will see a return of director Tim Burton and Beetlejuice himself, Michael Keaton. We can't wait!
Remember 'Stuart Little'? This family film was a surprise hit in 1999 starring Michael J. Fox as a talking mouse who gets adopted by a human family. It's now been announced that the flick - which mixed animation and life action - is getting a remake with a fresh approach. Again based on the book by E B White, this time the film is said to be "more comedic". Picture: Rex
The shallow fashion models, Derek and Hansel will be returning to the big screen for a second outing as the ridiculously good-looking duo. As well as returning stars, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Christine Taylor, the sequel will also feature Penélope Cruz and Kristen Wiig. The plot is yet to be confirmed, but the first teaser trailer for the new film has already been released. Yay! Picture: Facebook
According to star, John C. Reilly a sequel to Disney's 'Wreck-It Ralph' is definitely coming soon as he told local media at Irish film festival, Galway Film Fleadh that he'd signed on for 'Wreck-It Ralph 2'. The first film, which saw arcade game villain, Wreck-It Ralph dream of being a hero, was delayed due to working out licensing deals with the video game companies, so it might be a while until we see the follow-up film. Picture: Twitter
It's official! 'Top Gun 2' is in development with Tom Cruise returning as Navy pilot, Maverick confirms producer, David Ellison. He told 'The Huffington Post': "The concept is, basically: are the pilots obsolete because of drones? Cruise is going to show them that they're not obsolete. They're here to stay." We can't wait!
Angelina Jolie could be set to reprise her role as the evil Maleficent. It's thought Disney are in talks to make a sequel of the Sleeping Beauty spin-off which grossed $780 million worldwide. Picture: Disney
Since 'Star Trek' was rebooted with the 2009 film starring Chris Pine and co we've already had one sequel ('Star Trek Into Darkness'), but it's just been confirmed that we'll be getting another. 'Star Trek Beyond' will officially be the 13th 'Star Trek' film but it's only the third with the new cast. Justin Lin is to direct and release is set for July 2016.
The all-singing, all-dancing and down right hilarious 'Pitch Perfect' will be returning to screens for it's third instalment. Universal has revealed that both Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson will be reprising their roles for more laugh out loud action when it hits cinemas 21st July 2017.
An 'Independence Day' sequel has officially been confirmed, which will see Jeff Goldblum return (but sadly not Will Smith) for 'Independence Day Resurgence'. Liam Hemsworth has joined the new cast and a synopsis has been released: "Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force." Release is set for 24th June 2016. Picture: Twitter
A new 'Sister Act' reboot could be in the works as Disney are apparently looking to bring back the franchise. It's not yet known whether the film would be a sequel or a remake but Variety reports Kirsten Smith and Karen McCullah are on board to write the screenplay while Allison Shearmur is set to produce. We can only hope that both Whoopi Goldberg and Dame Maggie Smith are on board too! Picture: Facebook
Could 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' be returning to the big screen for a sequel? 20th Century Fox are yet to make an announcement, however sources have told 'The Wrap' that "there will be a follow-up to the R-rated comic book adaptation."
'Finding Nemo' was one of the most successful Pixar movies ever, so it only makes sense that the studio has confirmed a spin-off sequel based around our favourite character, Dory. The Pixar chief creative officer confirmed that this film is not a prequel and will continue the story of the clown fish Marlin and the amnesiac fished voiced by Ellen DeGeneres.
It's official! Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Deckard from the hit 1982 film 'Blade Runner'. Fans of the original film will be eager to see how they plan to tie up the film's ambiguous ending, plus questions have been raised as to how Deckard will fair thirty years into the future. All we know for now is that filming will begin in 2016 and we can't wait!
Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the gang will all be back on the big screen for Toy Story's fourth movie! As you may remember from the last film, Woody's owner Andy grew up and gave his toys away to a local nursery. Pixar studio president, Jim Morris claims the new film will be more of a romantic comedy with less of a focus on the relationship between the toys and children. The animation is set for release on 16th June 2017.
After smashing the box-office, the Marvel comic book film adaption will be back with 'Guardians Of The Galaxy 2' in 2017. The studios have understandably been keeping juicy details of the film under wraps but it's thought the all-star cast, which includes Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel, will be back on board.
It seems like just yesterday the film adaptation of E. L. James' novel hit the screens, but you'll be glad to know production for its sequel is already underway and it will be A LOT different from the first. Donna Langley, who is Universal Pictures’ chairman, told 'The Hollywood Reporter' that the new flick will be more of a "thriller" rather than an erotic drama and it will definitely have us on the edge of our seats. Picture: Twitter
Arnold Schwarzenegger is back for 'Terminator Genisys' this summer in what is set to be the latest action packed sequel in 'The Terminator' franchise. He is joined by 'Game Of Thrones' star, Emilia Clarke (who will play Sarah Connor) and Jai Courtney (who will play Kyle Reese). The action-packed film will hit cinemas on 2nd July 2015. Picture: Facebook