Brad Bird made one helluva movie with "The Incredibles" and I am still exhilarated by that movie today. Out of all the movies that Pixar has created, I figured it would be the one that had a slue of sequels afterward. I was blown away that Pixar never made "The Incredibles 2" sooner, but I am glad that it is finally on its way. Brad Bird has been writing "The Incredibles 2" over the summer and it sounds like he's having a ball writing it.
Here is what Brad Bird said about picking the right time to write and make a sequel to "The Incredibles"
" In terms of the release date, we were originally—Incredibles was supposed to happen after Cars, and our wheels just happened to click a little earlier so they moved us up. Release dates are a little fluid when you’re making films so far in advance. Some films are tougher to come together and tough nuts to crack, and other ones comes together a little more quickly, and so I’m just going to work as fast as I can work well with a relatively small team because I like small teams better until you’ve got everything firmly figured out"
Here is Bird discussing how much the superhero playing field has changed in the realm of cinema and how he still plans to make his sequel different.
"But what’s changed is there were only two other superhero franchises at the time Incredibles came out. One of them was X-Men and the other was Spider-Man, and now there are 400 billion of them and there’s a new superhero movie every two weeks. What you don’t want to do is trot over the same turf in the same way everyone else is. So we’re trying to keep it focused in the area that our film was, which was a little bit more about characters and relationships and stuff like that, and see where that takes us. But we’re having a good time."
This all sounds very optimistic for me. I can't wait to see more about it. I can't wait for the first trailer, but we have ways to go yet. I hope it turns out well and Bird makes another winner!