Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell have high hopes for their next movie good burger 2.
After the news was announced on Friday’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that the comedic duo would reunite for a sequel to their 1997 Nickelodeon film good burgerThompson wowed the crowd Saturday at 90s Con in Hartford, Connecticut.
The actor unexpectedly crashed the Everything that moderated by PEOPLE’s Breanne L. Heldman, to join co-stars Mitchell, Danny Tamberelli and Lori Beth Denberg, and revealed some details about the upcoming film, which is scheduled to begin production in May.
“We’re going to shoot this summer, and it should come out this year, probably around Thanksgiving or something,” Thompson told a cheering crowd at 90s Con, adding that he’s “very excited” and wanted to “finish it”. and spread it so that people can enjoy it.
He joked: “Then maybe you’ll do part 3, 4, 5, 6 [and] 7!”
Thompson said he’s also preparing to make “cameo phone calls to” Tamberelli and Denberg, and revealed who else is on his wish list for appearances in good burger 2.
“I keep saying Harry Styles. I feel like it would be really big, you know what I mean? One Direction!” he said. “Sinbad will definitely be back. Even if we have to go to him, we’ll make sure to keep Sinbad safe. All the traditional favorites, I think. Barack Obama would be great.”
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good burger 2Planning for a later this year release exclusively on Paramount+, it will follow Dexter Reed (Thompson) and original cashier Ed (Mitchell) as they “reunite in the present day at Good Burger fast food restaurant with a new group hilarious of the employees,” according to a press release for the film.
Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert will write the script and will also serve as executive producers. Phil Traill will direct and James III has also been hired as a writer.
The classic good burger comedy sketch originating from the 1994 Nickelodeon series Everything that, in which Tamberelli, Denberg, Thompson and Mitchell appeared. The foursome met at 90s Con at the Connecticut Convention Center; Amanda Bynes was also expected to attend but had to cancel at the last minute due to illness.
In January, PEOPLE exclusively confirmed that the cast of Nickelodeon’s beloved sketch comedy series, which ran until 2005, would be reuniting onstage at the second annual convention.
90s Con and That’s4Entertainment founders Christina Figliolia and Liliana Kligman shared that they were “so honored” to host “a mini-reunion” for the cast of Everything that at 90 Con. “Last year was amazing and we can’t wait for this year’s show,” the couple said.
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Everything thatthe phenomenon of pop culture cataloged as Saturday night live for tweens, originally aired for 10 seasons on Nickelodeon.
In addition to Bynes, Mitchell, Tamberelli, and Denberg, the series also starred Angelique Bates, Katrina Johnson, Alisa Reyes, Josh Server, Leon Frierson, Christy Knowings, Nick Cannon, and Mark Saul during its initial 10 seasons.
The series inspired several spin-offs, including kenan and kel and the amanda showbefore it was officially rebooted with a new cast in 2019.
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Over the years, the cast has reunited several times. In 2015, Mitchell, Tamberelli, Denberg, and Server met at Comic Con, where they hosted a panel that gave attendees a behind-the-scenes look at Everything that.
Mitchell, Denberg, Server and Thompson also reunited in 2018 for an episode of Cannon’s MTV sketch and improv series. wild and out.
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The second annual Con 90s will take place March 17-19 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut. You can find more information here.