A ‘Galaxy Quest’ Sequel Was In The Works Before Alan Rickman’s Death
In a greater world, Alan Rickman can be alive and “Galaxy Quest” would have a sequel. But we’re resigned to reside a Rickman-much less existence ever because the British actor died after a battle with most cancers in January.
One of his most beloved onscreen roles was within the 1999 sci-fi comedy “Galaxy Quest,” which shortly turned a cult favourite as a consequence of its overt parodying of the basic “Star Trek” collection and fandom. Rumors of a possible sequel have been circulating ever because the movie’s launch, however since Rickman’s dying, it appears just like the world will not be seeing “Galaxy Quest P” anytime quickly.
“They have been going to do a sequel on Amazon,” Rickman’s former co-star, Sam Rockwell, defined in a Nerdist podcast. “We have been prepared to enroll, and [then] Alan Rickman handed away and Tim Allen wasn’t out there — he has a present — and everyone’s schedule was all bizarre. It was going to shoot, like, proper now. And how do you fill that void of Alan Rickman? That’s a tough void to fill.”
Tim Allen beforehand weighed in on a potential continuation, talking with The Hollywood Reporter after Rickman’s demise.
“I’m not imagined to say something — I’m talking approach out of flip right here — however ‘Galaxy Quest’ is actually near being resurrected in a really artistic method,” he stated. “It’s nearer than I can inform you however I can’t say greater than that. The actual kicker is that Alan now needs to be neglected. It’s been an enormous shock on many ranges.”
Allen, who stated he developed an in depth bond with the “Harry Potter” star after a bumpy begin, additionally remembered Rickman’s particular presence on set.
“[Rickman] was simply a tremendous individual and a tremendous actor,” he continued. “We had these dinner events [in the course of the ‘Galaxy Quest’ manufacturing] and Alan all the time introduced presents each time he got here to the home. He was that sort of man — he had class and elegance and manners. But he was additionally mild and humorous and fantastic.”
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