It’s been a while since iconic filmmaker Spike Lee has made anything of note. It’s not for a lack of trying,a s he’s been churning out movies for decades, but his golden years seem to be behind him, which is likely why he’s considering going back to the well to build on one of his more popular films.
According to AP Miami Heat star Ray Allen, who played Denzel Washington’s son Jesus Shuttlesworth in He Got Game, has confirmed that he and Spike Lee have been talking about doing a sequel to the 1998 basketball film.
“Sequels to most movies are always fluff and not as good as the first,” Allen said Tuesday night before the Heat played theNew Orleans Pelicans. “But it’s something we’ve been talking about for the last couple months. If we get a really good story line and are able to bring everybody back, then it would be something worth doing.”
Lee and Allen apparently have been talking about the sequel for a while, with Lee even mentioning on his Twitter account that the two were discussing such things. That was over the summer, when we weren’t sure if Lee was serious or just making a joke because he was with Ray Allen.
But the sequel sounds like it’s pretty serious and it could serve Spike Lee some good to go back to his roots to churn out another true Spike Lee joint.