The Goonies 2 just might be happening after all? On Monday, The Goldbergs creator/showrunner Adam F. Goldberg revealed on Twitter that he’s been secretly working on a sequel to the 1985 cult classic for the past 9 years. While this is probably true for…well, more people than you’d think…he has one thing they don’t: a big meeting scheduled with The Goonies director Richard Donner.
Or at least, he did. Goldberg revealed in the tweet that the meeting (originally scheduled for March 4) was canceled due to the lockdown, but promised that “THE GOONIES 2 WILL happen when life resumes.”
The writer/producer didn’t reveal any details about the plot or the characters, but he did include a picture of the screenplay that came with some clues for eagle-eyed followers. It appears that the sequel is tentatively The Goonies II: Never Say Die, and that at one point the film takes place in Oregon. (The only visible corner of the script reads, in scraps, “We SMASH to Copper Bones” and “Museum. NOW we’re in Oregon.”
He also revealed a little bit about the sequel’s inception, which appears to have been at least partially inspired by a fan-made poster for his Goonies episode of The Goldbergs: