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Terrible News: Donnie Darko 2 coming soon

Submitted by on May 10, 2008 – 12:41 amNo Comment

Okay, I have just heard something quite awful. Apparently S. Darko (a film following Donnie’s younger sister Samantha) will start production on the May 18th.

This “sequel” is not being made by , the writer and director of the original and it has been given a budget of $10 million dollars. This (in movie terms) is a pittance. Despite being having a very small budget, this was constructed very smartly and had some great supporting actors prepared to work for very little (such as Patrick Swayze). This however, in my opinion, has to be the worst decision of the year. Fox has been known to make some awful decisions in its history such as cancelling Futurama but this is going so far down the wrong route that the web universally has proclaimed it as a waste of time (don’t take my word for it, google “Donnie Darko sequel” and read the reactions). ( movie image Mockup courtesy of

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