We are in the age of franchises. Movies connect so well with audiences that sequels and remakes are made to cash in on the hype. Sequels bring the promise of a readymade fanbase who has watched all the previous movies of the franchise, so production houses know whom to target with their marketing activities. The last couple of years have proven that this strategy works. Movie franchises are making more money than ever and fans are loving each new version of their beloved films and characters. So if you are a cinephile who eagerly awaits the release of every new film in your favorite franchise, you have an exciting year ahead of you. In the first quarter itself, here are the biggest sequels, prequels, spin-offs, remakes and reboots releasing in 2020:
The latest film of the Grudge series was a reboot of the 2004 American movie of the same name, which by itself was a remake of the 2002 Japanese horror film Ju-On: The Grudge. The film took us through a single mother’s ordeal of saving herself and her son from a violent death in a cursed house. Read our review here.