'Ghostbusters 3': A sequel that will happen over Bill Murray's dead body?
Published 05/01/2010, Los Angeles Times
You could argue that Hollywood's sequel mania really began in earnest in 1989, when the box-office grosses started piling up for both "Ghostbusters 2" and "Lethal Weapon 2," proving that there was no good reason — from the business end of the equation — why you had to come up with an original idea for a blockbuster movie when you could just milk something that had already worked. "Lethal Weapon" went on to a long and happy sequel life.Word count: 433
The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.