February 24, 2024 3:14 pm

Gremlins 2 Director Says Key & Peele Sketch Was 'Completely Accurate'
Gremlins 2 Director Says Key & Peele Sketch Was 'Completely Accurate'

Gremlins 2 Director Says Key & Peele Sketch Was ‘Completely Accurate’

According to director Joe Dante, Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key accurately imagined how Gremlins 2: The New Batch was developed. In a 2015 episode of the comedians’ hit comedy series Key & Peele, a sketch was featured imagining a “Hollywood Sequel Doctor” attending a brainstorming meeting for the Gremlins sequel. He strongly encourages the Gremlins 2 writers to incorporate the most outlandish ideas imaginable, from incorporating a brainy gremlin who can talk to having Hulk Hogan breaking the fourth wall with an unexpected cameo. The kicker is that every bizarre idea mentioned in the skit is actually in the movie.

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​Director Joe Dante says the Key & Peele sketch about how Gremlins 2 was written was pretty much exactly how it went down in real life. Read More