Throughout his storied profession, Arnold Schwarzenegger has had numerous hits, however “Twins” is genuinely one among his largest. The comedy carried a considerably modest price range of $15 million, however wound up taking in an astonishingly nice $216 million worldwide. Keep in thoughts, this was at a time when residence video, cable rights, and so forth, might hold the income rolling in effectively past the theatrical launch. The uncommon pairing of Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito labored like gangbusters for moviegoers on the time.
Ivan Reitman had been set to direct the “Twins” sequel, with Tracy Morgan becoming a member of the forged in 2021. (Eddie Murphy had initially been eyed for the third brother function.) Things appeared critical and just like the film was actually, truly going to occur. Sadly, Reitman handed away final 12 months, which stopped the venture useless in its tracks — seemingly for good.
Mileage will range from individual to individual on this. Are we shedding out on a doubtlessly nice comedy sequel a long time later, like “Bill and Ted Face the Music?” Or would this be a type of nostalgia performs that merely would not work, like “Blues Brothers 2000?” We’ll most likely by no means know, however in mild of those new feedback, one factor is for positive: Schwarzenegger doesn’t appear completely happy about it.
You can catch Schwarzenegger in “FUBAR” on Netflix on May 25, 2023.