It’s official: Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell will reunite for a Good Burger sequel that’s set to hit Paramount Plus later this yr. The duo revealed the news throughout a phase on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday evening, noting that they’ll begin filming in the summertime.
Good Burger 2 takes place in a present-day model of the fictional quick meals restaurant of the identical title, with Thompson reprising his position as Dexter Reed and Mitchell as Ed, the shop’s hilariously oblivious cashier. Right here’s the movie’s official synopsis:
Dexter Reed is down on his luck after one other one in all his innovations fails. Ed welcomes Dex again to Good Burger with open arms and provides him his outdated job again. With a brand new crew working at Good Burger, Dex devises a plan to get again on his ft however sadly places the destiny of Good Burger in danger as soon as once more.
The unique Good Burger premiered in 1997 as a derivative of the Good Burger sketch in All That, the Nickelodeon comedy sequence each Thompson and Mitchell starred in. Judging by the movie’s description, it doesn’t seem like anybody else within the unique forged, comparable to Linda Cardellini or Sinbad, is returning for the sequel.
It’s going to retain a few of Good Burger’s unique writers, nevertheless, as Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert will function the sequel’s writers and govt producers. In the meantime, Phil Traill of The Center and Brooklyn 9-9 will direct.
This received’t be Thompson and Mitchell’s first time reprising their Good Burger roles. The two reunited during a sketch on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon in 2015, and Mitchell took on the position of Ed within the short-lived All That reboot that premiered in 2019. Thompson and Mitchell have been hinting closely at a Good Burger sequel since then and teased the completed script last year.
“I can’t imagine it’s been a bit of over 25 years since nice customer support was born at Good Burger!” Thompson says in a press release. “Being part of one thing so many generations of individuals have come to like has made me so proud and now to be again the place all of it started engaged on the sequel is surreal!”
As somebody who’s a fan of the unique Good Burger and All That, I’ve to say I’m excited concerning the reboot. I’m simply unsure if it’s one thing I’ll take into account subscribing to Paramount Plus over, especially since the service is raising its prices quickly, however I’m going to carry out for the primary trailer till I make my resolution.