MFR Exclusive: Sean Astin Thinks ‘Goonies’ Sequel Will Be A Reboot

‘Goonies’ legend Sean Astin called the Monkeys Fighting Robots hotline today to discuss his latest project Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed which is available today on video on demand (iTunes, Amazon).

“I fell in love with the subject matter, and I fell in love with Jeremy Snead’s passion for a subject,” said Astin .

The actor also gave an update on a ‘Goonies’ sequel that fans might not be excited to here.

“This is no update, except to say that Richard Donner I know is absolutely determined to get it made and I know Steven Spielberg likes it and I know they have developed a lot of different screenplays and some day you got to image it has to happen,” said Astin.

“My thing now is I think they will just reboot it from scratch,” said Astin.

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Astin couldn’t comment on season two of Stranger Things but did hint that his character Bob Newby, might last longer than his character from The Strain, Jim Kent, who was killed off after eight episodes.

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About Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed
Video games have gone from an obscure science experiment in the early 1960’s to the biggest entertainment medium on the planet. Unlocked is an eight-part documentary series that provides firsthand stories by industry icons, celebrities, consumers, and field experts on the culture, technology, history, and future of the video game industry. Unlocked follows several familiar faces as they learn about the exciting world of video games. (iTunes, Amazon)

Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
As the founder of Monkeys Fighting Robots, I'm currently training for my next job as an astronaut cowboy. Reformed hockey goon, comic book store owner, video store clerk, an extra in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' 'Welcome Back Freshman,' and for one special day, I was a Ghostbuster.