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Inconceivable! William Goldman Says He's Having Trouble Writing 'The Princess Bride' Sequel

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • October 4, 2012 4:39 PM
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Even if you aren’t morally opposed to the idea of sequels, it’s hard to fathom that a long-dormant – yet still incredibly popular – title or franchise could produce a sequel that would live up to the expectations of the fans. For every time a studio thinks that a “Ghostbusters 3” or “The Dark Crystal 2” is a good idea, there’s examples like “The Godfather Part 3,” “Tron: Legacy” or at the bottom of that barrel – “The Son of Mask.”

5 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Princess Bride' On Its 25th Anniversary

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 25, 2012 12:01 PM
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The bargain bins of the world are littered with attempts to make films for the whole family. Making something that will please young kids, grandparents, and everyone in between (a four-quadrant hit, as studio types call it) is a tough nut to crack. But one of the most enduring family favorites of the last few decades is one that, against the odds, managed to thrill audiences, make them laugh, and make them swoon: Rob Reiner's "The Princess Bride."

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