Sequels are the financial lifeblood of Hollywood, launching multi-decade franchises and allowing studios to develop ancillary products and experiences.
Why do most movie sequels fail
Making a follow-up film is a unique challenge with a very specific set of decisions. And that nuance helps explain why so many sequels are, well, not good. But it also offers a blueprint for making a really great one. Listen to the Quartz Obsession podcast where we discuss why good sequels are so hard to make.