After months of rumors and followers hoping it might occur, a sequel to the 1997 movie Good Burger starring Keenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell has formally been greenlit at Paramount+.
The information was revealed by each Thompson and Mitchell throughout Friday’s episode of The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon, with Mitchell excitedly yelling out the catchphrase “Welcome to Good Burger, residence of the Good Burger,” earlier than asserting the information.
In keeping with a report from Selection, filming on the challenge will start in Could, with the plans to debut it on their Paramount+ streaming service someday in 2023.
“I can’t consider it’s been a bit of over 25 years since nice customer support was born at Good Burger!” Thompson mentioned in an announcement. “Being part of one thing so many generations of individuals have come to like has made me so proud and now to be again the place all of it started engaged on the sequel is surreal! Love performing with my brother Kel and may’t wait to indicate the followers what these characters have been as much as since we final noticed them.”
The idea of Good Burger initially got here from the Nickelodeon sketch collection All That and noticed Mitchell star as Ed, an worker at a quick meals restaurant referred to as Good Burger. The sketch turned so fashionable that it turned a movie in 1997, starring each Thompson and Mitchell as staff of the quick meals chain that discover themselves wrapped up in a big conspiracy. The movie didn’t make a ton of cash however did change into a cult basic.
Whereas it’s unclear what the Good Burger 2 plot will function, Mitchell did have some concepts of what it might be final 12 months. In an interview with ComingSoon, Mitchell teased the potential of Ed operating Good Burger now and seeing “an entire new technology” of staff working within the retailer.
“I positively suppose Ed can be operating the place at this level. So, how chaotic or humorous that may be with him operating Good Burger and managing it,” Mitchell mentioned. “I believe them on the lookout for [and] seeing these new staff which might be there now, with an entire new technology, I believe can be actually dope too. Having that and them having new adventures all through that, attempting to indicate these different employees the right way to get by means of and them studying them and navigating their tales inside it.”