Darkman 4: Sam Raimi Confirms Universal Has Started Talking About A Sequel!
The internet wont stop buzzing about Sam Raimi's return to the superhero genre with Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness, but now it seems that there has been interest in bring back one of Raimi's early superhero films!
While speaking to The Wrap, the topic was brought about Raimi's first superhero movie, “Darkman.” And whether or not there’s a possibility for a new installment in the franchise.
TheWrap asked Raimi if he’s ever thought about a “Darkman” legacy sequel. And heres what he had to say.
“Yes. Universal is talking about a ‘Darkman’ sequel. There’s a producer attached,” Raimi confirmed. “I haven’t heard the story yet or gone into it, I’ve been so busy with this movie. But I think it’s cool.”
“Darkman” was released in 1990, starring Liam Neeson and Frances McDormand which grossed $33,878,502 world wide. It was Raimi’s first big studio movie after the indie success of his horror classic “Evil Dead II. The film then went on spawn 2 direct to video sequels after recasting original actor Liam Neeson with Arnold Vosloo.
Universal has not yet announced any plans to continue the “Darkman” franchise nor have they confirmed the project officially, so any discussions may just be exploratory at this time.