Kenan Thompson is still hopeful that a Good Burger The sequel will be a success, giving hope to those who grew up during the 1990s. The Saturday Night Live star said he and Kel Mitchell are “really close”To make Good Burger 2. Original Good Burger1997 saw the release of the movie in theatres.
“We’re getting really close on Good Burger 2,”Thompson spoke Entertainment Tonight Sunday, Bryon Allen’s TheGrio Awards Beverly Hills. “It’s gonna happen, and I think it’s gonna happen soon. We’re gonna figure out when the pocket of time will be to shoot it, but it’s gonna happen.”
Thompson claimed that the project was in progress “closer than it’s ever been”to come to fruition. “So, I don’t think anything is gonna derail it,”Thompson agreed. Thompson said that a script was even completed.
“We had a reading, like a little private thing just to hear the script that we’ve been working on, out loud… just with a couple friends and a couple people from Paramount and Nickelodeon, and it was so funny,”Thompson stated. Thompson added that Mitchell “has not missed a step… It’s like old slippers, and that character is just ripe for jokes. We read like, over 100 pages and laughed the whole time. It was so much fun.”Thompson claimed that the project was in progress “on and crackin’… That’s all I can say.”
Thompson and Mitchell went several years without seeing one another until they reunited in 2015 for a Good Burger sketch on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. They have been together since then and were reunited several more times, including one with a celebrity. Double DareEpisode in 2018 and during last month’s Emmy Awards. In December 2018, Thompson told Andy Cohen they just needed a greenlight from executives to make a Good Burger 2.
Good BurgerIt began as a sketch inAll ThatThe movie premiered in July 1997. The film, which was low-budget and received mixed reviews, grossed $23.7million and enjoyed a cult status among those who grew to love it.All That. This year, the movie celebrated its 25th birthday.
“[It] absolutely does not feel like 25 years,”Mitchell has recently spoken PopCulture.com. “But, it is and, it’s so cool that people still love it to this day. I love the fact that kids that are super, super young, and 5 years old, are having Good Burger-themed birthday parties. It’s so cool that family members, like kids that watched it in the ’90s, are now parents. And they can enjoy this movie with their kids. That’s so cool, man. So cool.”