Bruce Willis Talks Unbreakable 2

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We heard back in 2008 that director M. Night Shyamalan has interest in going back to one of his better films, the Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson thriller, Unbreakable.

When Unbreakable came out, Shyamalan was riding high on the success (both financial and critical) of his first film, The Sixth Sense. Everyone was wondering what he’d come up with next and if he could improve upon his debut effort.

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Contrary to the majority’s opinion, I actually thought Unbreakable was Shyamalan’s best film, though it didn’t get the reception it truly deserved. You may not know that it was originally conceived as a trilogy but because of the underwhelming reaction to the first installment, Shyamalan got discouraged and moved on to do other films like Signs, The Village, Lady in the Water and The Happening (of that list, only Signs was worth watching, in my opinion).

However, with his last two outings in particular being more poorly received than Unbreakable ever was, it’s not surprising that Shyamalan is looking to go back to his abandoned trilogy. On top of the director expressing interest, we also have star Bruce Willis wanting to do a sequel to Unbreakable.

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While doing the rounds promoting the new Kevin Smith movie Cop Out, Willis talked a little about Unbreakable 2. He told WENN:

“I’ve been talking to [M.] Night Shyamalan about going back to do the middle story to Unbreakable. That whole story was written in three parts and he just chose to shoot the origin story first where the two characters find out they have superpowers. What he wanted to do at the time was shoot the second part where the two superheroes fight and we didn’t do that; we started a different way but he’s still talking about shooting that film.”

Even though Unbreakable was never an action film (although it features the closest thing Shyamalan has ever done to a fight scene), I really like the idea of exploring the two characters of David Dunn (Willis) and Mr. Glass (Sam Jackson) and how they butt heads, so to speak, after the way the first film ended. I assume Jackson would also be back as well – he’s in every other movie that comes out, so I see no reason he wouldn’t want to return to one of his most unique and interesting roles.

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This is one of those cases where I would like to see a continuation of the story that played out in the first film, as well as seeing Willis and Jackson reprise their roles (along with Twelve Monkeys, Unbreakable saw Willis at his post-Die Hard best). However, at the same time I wouldn’t be mad if they never did Unbreakable 2. Either way…

Would you like to see an Unbreakable 2? Are you interested in seeing the story continue or is it best left at one?

Sources: WENN and Collider

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  1. It’s 2012 now and I just saw the movie for the first time. I would LOVE to see a part 2. It’s never too late, or is it?

  2. Please do unbreakable 2 fantastic film

  3. I love this film, and so want it to carry on, although maybe it is best left alone, as seeing Jackson break a bone when willis breathes on him would be a rather crappy action scene, or maybe seeing how shyamalan would work around sonething like that would be interesting. Like mr glass sending goons after Dunn and setting bomb traps. Also those riddling messages with limited edition on them would be great to see again =) I for one think it wouldn’t hurt at all brining this in for a brilliant comeback…after all…there’s only so many vampire films I can actually take before I myself start going round biting people necks lmao.

  4. make the trilogy a happening thing, willis and jackson are brilliant as usual

  5. I thought unbreakable was an awesome film and would love to see it made into all three stories. Can’t beat a good crime fighter and Bruce Willis is just the man for it. I would love see how the plot thickens between good and bad.

  6. Unbreakable was fantastic, I would love to see the continuation. I do not understand why some of the audiences did not like/find it as interesting as I did. If Mr. Shyamalan decided to finish the trilogy, I would with no questions asked watch it. I would only hope he could work his way around it and continue the thrill and excitement, also by adding some twists and action. I think It would be great!

  7. Amazing movie!!!

  8. I think a sequel is a must! And making a sequel after all these years will make the first movie a bigger hit as they watch the new movie and want to see the origin of it all. I think people should press the matter of making a trilogy with these great actors before they’re time is up!!!!

  9. I would defiantly go see unbreakable 2. I thought was a great movie

  10. AMAZING MOVIE!
    I would love to se part 2!

  11. there are so many different areas that unbreakable 2 could be centered around; the finesse between Willis helping people and not telling his wife while the son is super proud of his dad, yet has to keep it a secret, mr. glass could maneuver could team with willis to stop another villainous person, they could have another child who is gifted or who even has mr. glass’ disease. i can keep going on and on. the problem with me going on and on is that i am not mr. Shyamalan nor do i have his creative abilities. i rather enjoy watching what his mind creates and i guess i will have to wait until his mind and quiet down and create a sequel to this story. i loved it when it first came out and i still love the way it naturally flows into a “real” super hero story. i sit and think, “wow, this could really happen,” after watching the movie. it would be interesting to see how mr. Shyamalan could keep that “wow” factor and stay true to the original feel of unbreakable 1.

  12. I’d love to see a sequel with m. Night producing, not directing. He has really had a steady fall in his career.
    I see dead people… Great
    Unbreakable… Also great.
    Mel sees aliens… Good at best.
    The village… Pretty bad
    Lady in the water… Even worse
    The happening… God awful
    Last air bender… Bad
    After earth… Even will smith couldn’t keep this from being a giant flop

  13. I would LOVE to see Unbreakable 2-that is, IF it were of the same quality as the original. I am not sure that M. Night is capable anymore of that level of work-or perhaps, there were one or more people working with him in those first three films which left, and/or to whom he no longer listened.

    It would be great if he could give us a sequel worthy of the original. I loved The Sixth Sense, but Unbreakable may have actually been just as good. I also thought Signs was very good.

  14. I really enjoyed “Unbreakable” and it’s upsetting that they haven’t done the next unbreakable movie yet… I say yet because I have very high hopes that they will do it!!

  15. It might be good if, and only if, they told of the disease correctly. Jackson had said in the movie that type IV was the most lethal when it’s type II. Most if not all of those infants never get a chance at making it thru the birth even with a c-section. Type IV is often mistaken by someone who doesn’t know of this disease and labels it abuse. I know this because I come from a long, long family history of OI being able to trace it before the 20th century back to Hungary. They should do research and get it right before they make a movie about it. Thats the only complaint I would have. And not all people are bitter about having OI, I think every day I get thru is a gift and am always looking to help others.

  16. When i first saw this movie i was blown away a totally unique take on the classic comic book hero theme and i rember thinking after i saw it i can’t wait for the sequel coz it feels like it needs a sequel at the end… Please make a sequel to this movie i can’t believe it got bad reviews the critics always get it wrong bunch of old ladies!!