Are we lastly going to get the sequel promised 28 years in the past in the long run credit sequence of the traditional Pauly Shore comedy Encino Man? Pauly certain hopes so. Over the previous week, the enduring comic and former MTV host has been campaigning on social media for Disney+ to lastly pull the set off and make Encino Man 2. According to Pauly Shore, his former cast mates Sean Astin and Brendan Fraser, whom he has remained tight mates with ever since taking pictures the unique, are each prepared and keen to return.
Encino Man arrived in 1992, and stands as an necessary comedy in some ways. It was the primary film to introduce Pauly Shore portraying his Weasel character, catapulting him to on the spot stardom. Though he was a breakout veejay on MTV and had already appeared within the long-lost cult traditional Phantom of the Mall, together with consideration grabbing appearances in massively in style TV collection Married…With Children and 21 Jump Street, Encino Man served as Pauly’s introduction as a comedic lead in what would segue into a number of hit comedy films.
Encino Man would even be Brendan Fraser’s introduction to the world after showing in a handful of TV films. The comedy pushed him to on the spot stardom again within the 90s. It additionally allowed Sean Astin to transfer from being a baby actor to a longtime grownup actor, and serves because the precipice for his later profession, propelling him into hit films equivalent to Rudy, The Lord of the Rings and the hit TV show Stranger Things.
Encino Man is fondly remembered by all three actors. And Pauly Shore has been hitting his social media laborious, telling followers to demand that Disney+ proceed what they began method again in 1992. Paul Shore stated this in his first instagram submit.
“Good o’l Encino Man, bear in mind this traditional? How many individuals need to see Encino Man 2?! Hit up Disney+ on social media and allow them to know Brendan, Sean, and myself are prepared to go! Let’s do that 2021. Let’s Wiez the prune juice dooooooooodz.”
Pauly Shore did not cease there. He would go onto additional assist and push the concept Encino Man 2 positively wants to occur. Not as a theatrical launch, however as a direct-to-streaming comedy made completely for Disney+. He goes onto say this.
“These are the type of vibes we’d like proper now!!! Encino Man 2. Come on @disneyplus, nobody left behind! Let’s get the positivity flowin budzzz! Let’s unfold that optimism brozzzz! Let’s Wiezz the f*!#cking juice bro. @seanastin.
Along with pushing out this Encino 2 message on his social medai platforms, the enduring comic additionally spoke with Looper about making his sequel goals come true. He had this to say about engaged on the film.
“When I did Encino Man, the director of Encino Man years in the past, Les Mayfield, he’d by no means directed a film both. So generally you’d give folks probabilities and it really works.”
The unique Encino Man ended with Brendan Fraser’s caveman girlfriend being unthawed, which opened up a pathway for a sequel. The scene with the reunited cave couple sharing a shower was instantly adopted up with a fast finish credit scene that had Pauly Shore as Stoney Brown promising he’d be again. Sadly, Stoney Brown has not been seen once more.
Coming up on its thirtieth anniversary, Encino Man 2 will not be a direct sequel. There was initially speak of a sequel that may see Stoney getting frozen and waking up within the distant future. It feels like that concept has been deserted for a narrative that may permit each Sean Astin and Brendan Fraser’s characters to return. While Stoney by no means acquired a observe up film, Brendan Fraser did reprise his position as Caveman Link in Shore’s follow-up Son-in-Law and later performed Link as a soldier in Shore’s In the Army Now.
Disney+ hasn’t commented on Pauly Shore’s name to create a sequel to most likely his most iconic film. Shore just lately starred in The Guest House, which introduced him again to main man standing after a number of years away from the massive display. He presently has his personal podcast and a number of other Youtube reveals which are fairly in style with followers.
Brendan Fraser presently stars on the hit HBO Max DC Comics superhero collection Doom Patrol as Cliff Steele (aka Robotman} and he seems in Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming heist flick No Sudden Move and will likely be seen within the sci-fi romance Behind The Curtain of Night, each of that are presently in post-production and can probably get streaming debuts. Sean Astin most just lately appeared in a number of episodes of The CW’s Supergirl. He additionally has a number of impartial movies in post-production. Encino Man 2 sounds prefer it might transfer ahead with everybody prepared and keen. Now it is simply up to Disney+.