Richard Donner Name Drops Steven Spielberg When Asked About 'Goonies 2'

Posted 1:01 PM April 22nd, 2014 by Binh Ngo
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Richard Donner hasn't touched a camera since 2006's 16 Blocks and the movies he directed before that didn't perform well at the box office, so for all intents and purposes, he's been in involuntary retirement.

So what does Donner do when everyone has written him off? Try to push for a sequel to a beloved movie he had directed way back when.

Earlier this month, Donner offered to TMZ that he's working on the sequel to The Goonies, which itself is problematic because the original actors are 30 years older. The sequel would have to be about their offsprings or else it wouldn't be a Goonies movie.

TMZ (via /Film) is able to catch up to Donner again this month for an update. Watch the video below.

This time, Donner reveals that Steven Spielberg is the person behind the sequel.

"Spielberg came up with the idea of doing a sequel after 30 years," Donner said. "You don't do it without him, and he came up with another storyline and he's right on."

We don't know what really happened, but if Spielberg wants to get a movie made, he just needs to pick up the phone and investors will be lining up to throw money at him. However, that's Donner's story, and he's sticking by it.

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