James Franco took to Instagram today to blast the upcoming sequel to the film Spring Breakers!
“STATEMENT ABOUT SPRING BREAKERS 2: This is not being done with [director] Harmony Korine or my consent,” the 36-year-old actor wrote.
“The original was wholly Harmony’s creation and these producers are capitalizing on that innovative film to make money on a weak sequel. I want everyone to know that whoever is involved in the sequel is jumping on board a poison ship. It will be a terrible film, with a horrible reason d’être: to make money off someone else’s creativity.”
The Oscar nominee added, “Can you imagine someone making the sequel to ‘Taxi Driver’ without Scorcese and DeNiro’s consents? Insanity! I’m speaking up for Harmony and his original vision and for any creative person who cares about preserving artistic integrity.”
The sequel, titled Spring Breakers: The Second Coming, was just recently announced and is currently in the works. The movie would be about a new group of friends battling an extreme militant Christian sect attempting to convert them.
Have you seen Spring Breakers? Do you think they should create a sequel?