Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
How Quentin Tarantino & Robert Rodriguez Made Josh Brolin's 'No Country For Old Men' Audition Tape How Quentin Tarantino & Robert Rodriguez Made Josh Brolin's 'No Country For Old Men' Audition Tape Josh Brolin Says He's Starring With Jessica Chastain In A Movie About George Jones & Tammy Wynette Josh Brolin Says He's Starring With Jessica Chastain In A Movie About George Jones & Tammy Wynette Watch: Robert Richardson Explains Why He Took His Name Off 'World War Z' And More In 58-Minute Cinematographer Talk Watch: Robert Richardson Explains Why He Took His Name Off 'World War Z' And More In 58-Minute Cinematographer Talk George Miller Says He Originally Wanted The Music In 'Mad Max: Fury Road' To Only Come From The Doof Warrior George Miller Says He Originally Wanted The Music In 'Mad Max: Fury Road' To Only Come From The Doof Warrior Stephen King Says Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining' Is "Like A Big, Beautiful Cadillac With No Engine Inside It" Stephen King Says Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining' Is "Like A Big, Beautiful Cadillac With No Engine Inside It" Review: Coen Brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, And More Review: Coen Brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, And More Naomi Watts Confirmed For David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’ Revival; Tom Sizemore Joins Cast Naomi Watts Confirmed For David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’ Revival; Tom Sizemore Joins Cast Watch: Quentin Tarantino Talks 5 Movies To Watch Before 'The Hateful Eight' In 7-Minute Video Watch: Quentin Tarantino Talks 5 Movies To Watch Before 'The Hateful Eight' In 7-Minute Video SAG Award Winners: ‘Spotlight’ Wins Best Ensemble, Leonardo DiCaprio, Idris Elba & Brie Larson Also Score Big SAG Award Winners: ‘Spotlight’ Wins Best Ensemble, Leonardo DiCaprio, Idris Elba & Brie Larson Also Score Big Review: ‘Jane Got A Gun’ Starring Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton & Ewan McGregor Review: ‘Jane Got A Gun’ Starring Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton & Ewan McGregor Mel Gibson Gave Nate Parker Advice On Making 'The Birth Of A Nation' Mel Gibson Gave Nate Parker Advice On Making 'The Birth Of A Nation' The 25 Most Anticipated New TV Shows Of 2016 The 25 Most Anticipated New TV Shows Of 2016 The 20 Best Documentaries Of 2015 The 20 Best Documentaries Of 2015 The 20 Best Films Of 2015 The 20 Best Films Of 2015 The 25 Best Action Movies Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Action Movies Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Animated Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Animated Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far The 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far Terry Gilliam Talks The "Simplistic" Films Of Steven Spielberg, Dumbing Down Of Audiences, 'Don Quixote' Start Date & More Terry Gilliam Talks The "Simplistic" Films Of Steven Spielberg, Dumbing Down Of Audiences, 'Don Quixote' Start Date & More

'Triplets' With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito & Eddie Murphy Moves Forward, Josh Gad Co-Writing Script

The Playlist By Cain Rodriguez | The Playlist November 15, 2012 at 9:45AM

It's no secret that the '80s are back in a big way in Hollywood, and for proof look no further than the success of “The Expendables 2” and the countless remakes and reboots of Reagan-era franchises. That, however, doesn’t make it any less strange that a sequel to the 1988 Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito-starring comedy, “Twins,” is in the works with Eddie Murphy as a long-lost brother. The studio has already tapped a pair of writers to tackle the story of “Triplets.”
4
Twins Josh Gad

It's no secret that the '80s are back in a big way in Hollywood, and for proof look no further than the success of “The Expendables 2” and the countless remakes and reboots of Reagan-era franchises. That, however, doesn’t make it any less strange that a sequel to the 1988 Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito-starring comedy, “Twins,” is in the works with Eddie Murphy as a long-lost brother. The studio has already tapped a pair of writers to tackle the story of “Triplets.”

Book Of Mormon” star Josh Gad and Ryan Dixon ("Jackass: The Movie") will team up for the treatment, but only Dixon will write an actual draft of the script, presumably because Gad will be busy with the upcoming NBC comedy “1600 Penn.” Ivan Reitman won’t be in the director’s chair this time around, opting for producer instead.

Despite living with the news of a sequel for eight months, we still can’t believe this is an actual project that’s being developed in 2012. It’s so bizarre that of all Schwarzenegger’s “comedies,” this is the property that’s been chosen. Where’s our “Jingle All The Way” sequel? The long-awaited conclusion to the 1990 classicKindergarten Cop”?

Bizarre or not, “Triplets” is slowly making its way through the development process -- there’s still no director attached -- with the possibility that someone will finally come to their senses. [Deadline]

This article is related to: Triplets, Josh Gad


The Playlist

The obsessives' guide to contemporary cinema via film discussion, news, reviews, features, nostalgia, movie music, soundtracks, DVDs and more.


E-Mail Updates