Does the world need a Goonies sequel? Quite a few people seem to think it’s time to dust off the Truffle Shuffle for the next chapter of the 1985 kids-seek-booty (of the pirate variety) flick.
”The time is right only because the time is right,” says director Richard Donner, who confirms that he and Steven Spielberg have a Goonies part deux story idea (original cast + new teens + peril) and screenwriters Dan Harris and Michael Dougherty (X2) in mind. Still missing? A green light from Warner Bros.
Fortunately, Goonies — namely Corey Feldman (a.k.a. Mouth) — never say die. The actor has launched a petition on his eponymous website in order to show the studio the ”power,” ”magnitude,” and ”stretch” of Goonies fandom — with, he’s hoping, 100,000 signatures.
In the meantime, Feldman is ready to solidify his schedule. ”Will it be the Bikini Bandits sequel or the Goonies sequel?” he asks. ”That is the question.”