Streaming usually has been on the nostalgia wagon for a while now, with Paramount+ being no exception. It has simply been revealed that the platform has greenlit a Good Burger sequel starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell.
According to Deadline, Thompson and Mitchell might be reprising their respective roles as Dexter Reed and Ed from the ’90s-kid traditional, which got here out greater than 25 years in the past.
“I can’t imagine it’s been just a little over 25 years since nice customer support was born at Good Burger! Being part of one thing so many generations of individuals have come to like has made me so proud and now to be again the place all of it started engaged on the sequel is surreal,” mentioned Thompson. “Love performing with my brother Kel and may’t wait to point out the followers what these characters have been as much as since we final noticed them.”
“Ed is a type of timeless characters that has introduced a lot pleasure and laughter to followers, and it’s such a wonderful blessing to nonetheless be doing it in spite of everything these years. It’s tremendous superior to return again and proceed the tales of Dex, Ed and Good Burger for each the individuals who grew up watching and their youngsters,” mentioned Mitchell.
Kenan & Kel’s Good Burger characters first debuted within the Nickelodeon sketch-comedy present All That, which ran for 10 seasons, airing from 1994 to 2005.
Thompson and Mitchell grew to become the present’s breakout stars after showing within the first 5 seasons of the present. The authentic sketches centered on Mitchell as Ed, a clueless teenage cashier working at Good Burger. The 1997 movie added Thompson in as Dexter, an unmotivated fellow worker who groups up with Ed to save lots of the fast-food joint from closing.
According to the Paramount+ logline, Good Burger 2 will see Dexter “down on his luck after one other certainly one of his innovations fails. Ed welcomes Dex again to Good Burger with open arms and offers him his outdated job again. With a brand new crew working at Good Burger, Dex devises a plan to get again on his ft however sadly places the destiny of Good Burger in danger as soon as once more.”
So far there is no such thing as a phrase on whether or not any of the unique movie’s supporting solid, together with cameos, might be returning for the sequel. Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert are returning to jot down the screenplay for Good Burger 2.
Phil Traill (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/The Middle) will direct the movie, which is able to start manufacturing in May and can premiere later this 12 months on Paramount+.