Sequels we'd like to see – "South by Southeast": In this followup to the Alfred Hitchcock classic "North by Northwest," Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant in the 1959 original) returns to his old life as a New York advertising executive, this time with Eve Kendall in tow. But he's not free from that evil spy ring yet. In fact, could his mother be involved? She was always a little suspicious ...
Sequels we'd like to see – "To Revive a Mockingbird": Maycomb, Alabama, 80 years after "To Kill a Mockingbird." A descendant of Tom Robinson is now mayor, and he plans on marrying a Ewell. This event dredges up all kinds of bad blood. Scout Finch, now the town eminence, remembers.
Sequels we'd like to see – "The Raisins of Annoyance": In this follow-up to "The Grapes of Wrath," the Joads have become prosperous California farmers. Trouble arrives when the state wants to put a high-speed rail line through their vineyards and their immigrant workers agitate for higher pay. Jane Fonda heads the cast.
Sequels we'd like to see – "A Causeway Named Pontchartrain": These days, New Orleans' population has spread north of the lake to the St. Tammany Parish suburbs. It's there that the Kowalski descendants plan to build a new subdivision, until they find out the land is occupied by a deserted asylum that used to house a certain Blanche DuBois. The horror! The screaming! The politics!
Sequels we'd like to see – "Murder on the Virgin SpaceShipTwo": Six passengers. Two pilots. One dead. Whodunit? In this modern twist on "Murder on the Orient Express," detective Hercule Poirot -- updated for the 21st century -- must find out before the ship returns to Earth and gravity ruins all the evidence. Added benefit: With "Two" already in the title, audiences will know it's a sequel.
Sequels we'd like to see – "Rosemary's Teenager": The devil's little boy is growing up, and what a hellion he is -- which makes him no different from any of his 16-year-old friends. When Armageddon comes to New York, bring your own booze.
Sequels we'd like to see – "Lobbyist Kane": The great Charles Foster Kane's fortune was left in ruins at the end of "Citizen Kane." But his descendant, Alexander Norton Kane, knows where the money is: in Washington. With his K Street firm, Rosebud Associates, he wheedles his way into the top echelons of the U.S. government, playing the Beltway media like an orchestra. Nothing can stop him, not even his wicked past -- or can it?
Sequels we'd like to see – "Some Like It Hotter": "Nobody's perfect," said Osgood Fielding III to Jerry (Jack Lemmon's character) at the end of "Some Like It Hot." Well, just wait until they move to a state that hasn't passed gay marriage!
Sequels we'd like to see – "Forrest Gump II: Forrest Gumpier": Haley Joel Osment, who played Forrest Jr. in the original "Forrest Gump," returns in this sequel, which happens to place him at the intersection of every major event of the past 20 years, no matter how improbable. Thanks to his father's Apple stock, he can afford it.
Sequels we'd like to see – "Bonnie and Clyde Have a Baby": What, you think the bank robbers died at the end of 1967's "Bonnie and Clyde"? Not in this version. Instead, the two faked their deaths, got married and had a child. But it's now the 1950s, and despite boom times, the pair is having trouble holding jobs. Hmm, maybe they've bred a new gang member?
Sequels we'd like to see – "Harry Potter and the Mid-Life Crisis": Life isn't easy when you're the most famous wizard of them all, the Boy Who Lived, vanquisher of Voldemort. But what happens when you turn 40 and realize all the things you haven't done? In this sequel, a balding Harry dumps Ginny Weasley, buys a Porsche and sets out to see what might have been.
Sequels we'd like to see – "Tootsie Tootsie": With "Return to Love Canal" a surprise hit, Michael Dorsey finds himself in demand as a producer. He becomes a cigar-chewing, foulmouthed monster in a macho, male-dominated business until he meets his match in David Joyce, a brash, diminutive venture capitalist who has a secret of his own. Or, should we say, "her" own?
Sequels we'd like to see – "The Mother-in-Law of Frankenstein": When a monster finds true love, three's a crowd, especially when his honey's mummy provides daily shocks. Perhaps there's an operation for that, though, and he knows just the scientist ...