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Comedy Legend Mel Brooks Producing ‘Spaceballs’ Sequel Starring Josh Gad



Comedy legend Mel Brooks, 97, is teaming up with actor Josh Gad for the production of a long-awaited ‘Spaceballs’ sequel, as confirmed in an Instagram post by Gad.

Gad, who co-wrote the script and will be co-producing and starring in the film, expressed his excitement over the collaboration with Brooks, known for his iconic role in the 1987 space opera parody.

The news of the sequel, in its early stages of development, was announced on The Insneider’s social media platforms, including The Insneider’s formerly known as Twitter.

The film will be helmed by director Josh Greenbaum, with a screenplay co-written by Gad, Benji Samit, and Dan Hernandez. Executive producing duties will be handled by Kevin Salter.

The sequel is currently in development at Amazon MGM Studios, with plot details and further specifics being kept under wraps for the time being.

Benji Samit and Dan Hernandez, known for their work on ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem’ and ‘Addams Family 2,’ are the screenwriters behind the project, while Josh Greenbaum previously directed ‘Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar.’

Aside from his involvement in the ‘Spaceballs’ sequel, Gad has also been part of reboots for other popular films, such as ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.’ In this project, he portrays the grown son of the original protagonist once played by Rick Moranis.

Additionally, Gad, renowned for his voice work in ‘Frozen,’ has been vocal about his excitement for the production of the ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ reboot, sharing updates with fans and teasing the potential release of the film.

Despite occasional setbacks and delays in production, the anticipation for both the ‘Spaceballs’ sequel and the ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ reboot remains high among fans of the original films.

Rachel Adams

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