Miramax founders Bob and Harvey Weinstein have been talking for years about making sequels from such films as Rounders and the Best Picture winner Shakespeare in Love, despite all good sense going against those ideas. Well now they’re reteamed with Miramax after an eight-year split, and once again plan on developing both of those sequels.That cacophony of screeching you hear is “original thought” taking a rougher daily lashing than usual.
Shakespeare in Love will hit Blu-Ray on January 31. The Oscar-winning film was originally released in 1998 and boasts Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Colin Firth, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench, and Geoffrey Rush among its cast. The set looks to feature prominently a few of the extras from various DVD releases, but a few new bonus features, as well.
Other potential sequel fodder in the Miramax vault includes Bridget Jones's Diary, From Dusk Till Dawn, Swingers (hey, Jon Favreau's schedule