It is published by tokyopop return to labyrinth is a fourpart series starting with volume 1 that was released in august 2006. The internet launched into speculation mode this past friday when a variety piece about a new jim henson co. Sony is developing a reboot of labyrinth, the final movie directed by jim henson, and has closed a deal with the jim henson co. Back in january 2016, it was reported that guardians of the galaxy writer nicole perlman has come aboard to write the script for a labyrinth reboot, which was particularly troubling to many fans. A story about the journey of the mythical princess who must enter the complex and dangerous labyrinth to save her father. The news came just twelve days following the death of labyrinth star david bowie. Alvarez has put out some amazing work so far, impressing audiences with 20s evil dead reboot and the 2016 thriller dont breathe. He wears gloves throughout the entire movie, and they look way better than those creepy claw nails in the graphic novels. An institutionalized woman with multiple personality syndrome is the one person who can reveal the identity of a serial killer. Chief among these is the longdiscussed film adaptation of the popular childrens series fraggle rock, which aired from 1983 to 1987. The first time we see it is in the upper righthand corner when sarah first steps foot into the labyrinth after speaking with the blue worm.
In 2009, brian henson jim hensons son said that they had a very strong script for the. Journey into the fantastical world of labyrinth, starring david bowie and a cast of incredible creatures created by jim henson. Sudden as news of a labyrinth sequel may be, it fits with hensons recent plans to bring some of its most popular characters to the big screen. Sarah jennifer connelly, a beautiful mind is a modern teenager steeped in medieval fantasy lore, who doesnt like babysitting her tiny stepbrother toby. In addition, power of the dark crystal a sequel to the companys 1982 release the dark crystal is reportedly still. Last year, fede alvarez was attached to the project to direct and cowrite with jay basu, and the filmmaker has revealed that the screenplay for the film has been finished. Everything you need to know about labyrinth movie sequel.
In a moment of lost lucidity, an elderly woman with alzheimers has the last chance to reconcile with her daughter. A horrormysterythriller exploring the unknown, the unexplained, and the unimaginable, with eight intertwined stories on life, death, regret and atonement. Labyrinth 2 return of the goblin king trailer 1 youtube. Stop asking me when the movie will come out or where to buy it for gods sake. Tokyopop published a fourvolume comic sequel to the film called return to labyrinth. The allpowerfuland totally frightening jareth has returned in need of a bride. For those who missed out on seeing it on the big screen in 1986. The original spanish title refers to the fauns of roman mythology, while the english, german. Volume 2 was released in october, 2007, and was originally going to be titled goblin prince of the labyrinth, but instead the return to labyrinth title is used for all volumes. Labyrinth 2 given hollywood green light but without the. Jan 23, 2016 david bowies labyrinth is getting a sequel.
The fantasy adventure musical was directed by jim henson and executiveproduced by george lucas. Alvarez isnt even the first screenwriter to drop off labyrinth 2. That movie poster was a private mockup for the notintheworks labyrinth 2 created by artist ruben ireland which went viral shortly after it was published by slash film on 11 november 2014 in an. Labyrinth sequel in the works horror news and movie. Journey into jim hensons magical labyrinth when the 1986 fantasyadventure returns to the big screen for three days only as a nationwide fan celebration. Labyrinth 2 return of the goblin king trailer 2 youtube. So if you ever seen the movie and is in love with it and david bowie. New labyrinth movie in the works with dont breathe. While im sure a few of you loyal readers out there have spent the last 28 years wishing and waiting for a sequel to the jim hensondirected labyrinth, i have some bad news. Take heed of that 15 certificate the film earns it. Return to labyrinth is a fourpart series starting with volume 1 that was released in august 2006.
A sequel to the cult classic labyrinth is to go ahead, despite reports that the project had been shelved. Apr 25, 2016 a new 30thanniversary release of labyrinth pays tribute to the late jim henson but also to its iconic goblin king, david bowie. When her fantasy comes true, a distraught sarah must enter a maze of illusion to bring toby back from a kingdom inhabited by mystical creatures and governed by the wicked goblin king bowie. Jan 01, 2017 directed by john berardo, jessica kaye, katrelle n. Labyrinth 2 gets dont breathe director fede alvarez. Labyrinth writer says the film is a continuation, not a.
Apr, 2017 fede alvarez, the filmmaker behind last years sleeper hit dont breathe, is tackling a sequel to labyrinth, the 1986 jim henson movie that starred david bowie, the hollywood reporter has confirmed. Mar 30, 2012 i have just finished reading return to labyrinth volume 2. Sarah and her friends return in this amazing new adventure, labyrinth 2. With james franco, josh peck, jim parrack, jason ritter. As of now my only expectations for the film are a callback to one of the best songs ever, you remind me of the babe, and a return to the bog of eternal stench. Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, sarah a teenager with an active imagination summons the goblins from her favourite book, labyrinth, to take the baby stepbrother away. Tolga ornek, germany, 124 min, 2011, feature a massive explosion rips though a busy street in istanbul, turkey. It has a few inconsistencies but otherwise the story is very compelling. Oct 12, 2014 the dark crystal 2 is another movie that the jim henson company has been talking about for a while. This has led to the production of an upcoming labyrinth revival film, which. Del toro stated that he considers the story to be a parable, influenced by fairy tales, and that it addresses and continues themes related to his earlier film the devils backbone 2001, to which pans labyrinth is a spiritual successor, according to del toro in his directors commentary on the dvd. Labyrinth is my favorite film from childhood, so i share your concerns that any continuation of the world be handled with love and respect. Despite what you may have heard in recent reports, there currently is no labyrinth 2 in the works.
Jan 30, 2016 posted on january 30, 2016 january 29, 2016 by the movie momma posted in actionadventure, childrensfamily, musical, pg, scififantasy tagged childhood favorite, david bowie, goblin king, jennifer connelly, jim henson, jim henson labyrinth, jim hensons labyrinth, labyrinth. It revolves around 16yearold sarahs jennifer connelly quest to reach the center of an enormous otherworldly maze to rescue her infant brother toby, whom sarah wished away to jareth the goblin king david bowie. Apr 15, 2017 a sequel to the cult classic labyrinth is to go ahead, despite reports that the project had been shelved. Posted on january 30, 2016 january 29, 2016 by the movie momma posted in actionadventure, childrensfamily, musical, pg, scififantasy tagged childhood favorite, david bowie, goblin king, jennifer connelly, jim henson, jim henson labyrinth, jim hensons labyrinth, labyrinth.
When news first broke in 2016 that a sequel to hensons labyrinth. This has led to the production of an upcoming labyrinth revival film, which will serve as a modernday direct sequel to the original movie. September 26, 2016 even after 30 years, labyrinth remains a fantasy classic, utilizing its beloved characters, unique creature and set designs, and a charming performance from david bowie to. I so wish they would have made a second labyrinth movie. June 2, 2016 if it were at all original, andron would be merely a bad movie poorly executed. The genius of pans labyrinth is the ways it melds a dark period in spains history with dark fantasy. Forbes is credited as the creator, and chris lie is the illustrator. Jareth david bowie, the goblin king, hears this and does exactly that, kidnapping the tyke into his otherworldly realm.
Apr, 2017 back in january 2016, it was reported that guardians of the galaxy writer nicole perlman has come aboard to write the script for a labyrinth reboot, which was particularly troubling to many fans. The 1986 original film stared david bowie as the goblin king and was created by the jim. This isnt an appropriate film for children it can often be graphic, frightening and resemble a horror movie. A teenage girls wish for her baby brother to be taken away is granted by the goblin king, leaving her only hours to solve a labyrinth to rescue him. It was produced and distributed by esperanto films. Labyrinth 2 return of the goblin king trailer 1 by isabeauluv. Labyrinth is a 1986 musical dark fantasy film directed by jim henson, with george lucas as executive producer, based upon conceptual designs by brian froud. One day she wishes that goblins would take him away. Return to labyrinth is an original englishlanguage manga based on the jim henson fantasy film labyrinth. A dark fanvid for what i see as a labyrinth 2 movie. Obviously, david bowie cant be involved since he sadly passed away in 2016.
It really bugged me though that most of the time jareth wasnt drawn with gloves. A grieving man is taken through a series of exercises to help him deal with the pain. His next movie, the girl in the spiders web, will be released. Fede alvarez, the filmmaker behind last years sleeper hit dont breathe, is tackling a sequel to labyrinth, the 1986 jim henson movie that starred david bowie, the hollywood reporter.
The actress recently sat down for an interview to promote alita. In 2016, nicole perlman announced that she was writing the script for the sequel, but it was later revealed in 2017 that fede alvarez was confirmed to direct, as well as cowrite the script with. Battle angel when she was asked about the longawaited sequel. As sarah continues to journey deeper into the labyrinth, bowies face continues to appear in certain sections of the maze. With news of a finished script for labyrinth 2, it looks as if the film is finally.
Labyrinth sequel being planned by the jim henson company. Aladdin 1992 aardman the pirates 2012 how the grinch stole christmas 2000. With mary beth pape, valeska miller, arianna ortiz, jay pennick. Return to labyrinth is a good way for thos love the film to pick up where the story left off. As is often the case with del toros films, pans labyrinth is deeply empowering. Oct 10, 2014 the big question surrounding a proposed labyrinth 2, however, is whether or not either connelly or bowie would return to reprise their roles. Apr 27, 2018 in seven of the movie s scenes, his face is hidden among the scenery. May 19, 2017 while a sequel to labyrinth may not be necessary it is still magical to see new adaptions of jim hensons work, for a new generation. I wont spoil it but the story does end on a cliff hanger, the very cliff hanger that some wished was the start of volume 1. I have just finished reading return to labyrinth volume 2. The movie, which marked hensons last before his death, was a boxoffice bomb but went on to become a cult hit, beloved by fans of bowie and. Jul 26, 2019 alvarez isnt even the first screenwriter to drop off labyrinth 2.
It wasnt two weeks ago that david bowies death sent shockwaves. When news first broke in 2016 that a sequel to hensons labyrinth was in fact going forward, alvarez wasnt originally attached. David bowies labyrinth is getting a sequel vanity fair. Losing david bowie in 2016 offered a wistful reminder that, for a lot of younger moviegoers, he was remembered less as a trailblazing musician than as jareth the goblin king in labyrinth. Labyrinth movie throwback thursday to the great jim. Sarah immediately regrets her wish, but jareth says she can regain. Labyrinth dvd, 2016, 2disc set, anniversary edition for. Two years after henson released a statement denying that a labyrinthrelated movie was in the works, the hollywood reporter announced that the movie would be rebooted with a script from guardians of the galaxy screenwriter nicole perlman. A new 30thanniversary release of labyrinth pays tribute to the late jim henson but also to its iconic goblin king, david bowie. Since the films release, connelly has won an academy award, and bowie has stuck mostly to his music career, largely taking on brief supporting roles the prestige or memorable cameos as himself. Jennifer connelly didnt even know that labyrinth 2 was happening.
The covers for all four volumes were drawn by kouyu shurei. The lego batman movie 2017 walt disneys peter pan 1953 the wizard of oz 1939. Rent labyrinth 2012 starring john hurt and tom felton on dvd and bluray. Jennifer connelly didnt know labyrinth 2 was even happening. Labyrinth 15min short, drama, family january 2016 usa in a moment of lost lucidity, an elderly woman with alzheimers has the last chance to reconcile with her daughter. Labyrinth 2 return of the goblin king trailer 2 by isabeauluv. The black labyrinth movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on. Frustrated by his crying, she secretly imagines the goblins from her favorite book, labyrinth, carrying toby away. That it is instead a knockoff of the hunger games and the maze runner makes it all the more.285 810 974 1 759 1279 843 1168 1342 1508 26 927 1484 373 1397 453 567 152 368 1376 159 919 722 331 432 446 428 432 765 243 916 915 486 168 551 1287 353