'Cinema is saved': Fans excited as Paramount+ has officially greenlit 'Good Burger 2'
LOS ANGLES, CALIFORNIA: Some movies have been an integral part of every millennial's childhood, and one of them was, 'Good Burger' starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. After 26 years the stars of the comedy movie are coming back to grace the Genz's with some burger magic as Paramount+ has approved the sequel. The 1997 film received mixed reviews from critics but was commercially successful, grossing 23.7 million dollars against a budget of 8.5 million dollars. 'Good Burger' garnered a cult following in the years since its release, particularly among millennials who grew up with the film and the 'All That' television series.
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Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to 'Good Burger 2'
As per Variety, Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell will soon be back to work at 'Good Burger'. Nickelodeon Studios and Paramount+ have officially confirmed the greenlight of 'Good Burger 2,' an original movie sequel to the iconic feature film, based on the recurring sketch from the comedy series 'All That'. Thompson and Mitchell are set to reprise their classic roles as Dexter and Ed, respectively. The movie will follow Dexter Reed (Thompson) and the original cashier, Ed (Mitchell), as they reunite in the present day at the fast-food restaurant 'Good Burger' with a hilarious new group of employees.
“I can’t believe it’s been a little over 25 years since great customer service was born at Good Burger!,” said Thompson. “Being a part of something so many generations of people have come to love has made me so proud and now to be back where it all began working on the sequel is surreal! Love performing with my brother Kel and can’t wait to show the fans what these characters have been up to since we last saw them.” Added Mitchell: “Ed is one of those timeless characters that has brought so much joy and laughter to fans, and it’s such a beautiful blessing to still be doing it after all these years. It’s super awesome to come back and continue the stories of Dex, Ed, and Good Burger for both the people who grew up watching and their kids.”
'The return of Peak Cinema'
Soon after the news surfaced online, fans could barely contain their excitement. A fan said, "i am the happiest man in the world rn today will go down as one of the best days in humanity." A fan wrote, "Please tell me @sinbadbad and @SHAQ are planned to return too," while another added, "The return of Peak Cinema!" A fan shared, "CINEMA IS SAVED!" Lastly, a fan tweeted, "The world will be watching."
i am the happiest man in the world rn today will go down as one of the best days in humanity pic.twitter.com/zCY24cDaJy— Lord Mimikyu (@LordMimikyu1) March 18, 2023
Please tell me @sinbadbad and @SHAQ are planned to return too! pic.twitter.com/8gkN2lwGnB— NoeG (@19Metal88) March 18, 2023
The return of Peak Cinema! pic.twitter.com/4qaNaFWYwv— Arty the Goth 🅱unBoi 🐇 (@SuperiorArtemis) March 18, 2023
CINEMA IS SAVED!— Brad Colangelo (@CadBrad) March 18, 2023
The world will be watching— * (@shmunked) March 18, 2023
Production will begin in May, with a premiere slated for later this year exclusively on Paramount+. The news was revealed on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'.
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