I don't know about you, but one of my favorite horror movies as a kid was Night of the Creeps
director Fred Dekker
and Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang filmmaker Shane Black
's The Monster Squad
. Like many The Monster Squad
fans out there, I've wished for a sequel for about as long as I can remember. And today we've learned that a Monster Squad
series was in the works at one point in time! But it was ultimately abandoned because the powers that be behind the scenes felt it was too similar to Stephen King
's It. Weak.The Monster Squad
and Night of the Creeps
writer-director Fred Dekker revealed this tragic bit of news recently regarding Monster Squad 2 and the possibility of getting a Monster Squad
TV Show, saying this.
"Shane Black and I have both been approached about adapting The Monster Squad
for television. Was it my first choice?