Arnold Schwarzenegger Says Eddie Murphy Loves the ‘Twins’ Sequel Idea

by Britt Hayes June 27, 2015 @ 10:26 AM
We’ve been hearing about the Twins sequel for a long time now, but it’s been a while since we’ve gotten an update. Josh Gad was hired to write the screenplay, but back in January the writer and actor said that Universal had put the project on hold for the time being — even though everyone loves the script. “Everyone” also apparently includes Eddie Murphy, as Arnold Schwarzenegger has revealed that his potential co-star is thrilled with the idea for Triplets.

Josh Gad Gives Us an Update on That ‘Twins’ Sequel

by Britt Hayes January 7, 2015 @ 5:15 PM
Delayed sequels have become a fun trend, like the long-gestating ‘Bill and Ted’ sequel, or the recently released ‘Dumb and Dumber To.’ A couple of years ago we learned about a rather curious sequel: ‘Triplets,’ the follow-up to the 1988 comedy ‘Twins,’ which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito as unlikely twin brothers. It’s been a while since we’ve heard any news about the project, but writer Josh Gad has delivered a somewhat promising update.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Talks 'Twins' Sequel, Says "That's Real Entertainment"

by Sean O'Connell April 4, 2012 @ 8:30 AM
Universal Pictures
Arnold Schwarzenegger continues to ease back into acting following a lengthy political career. He’s getting his feet wet with standard action fare like ‘Expendables’ installments and the upcoming ‘The Last Stand.’ But the Muscles from Brussels also used to dabble in comedy, and he opened up about plans to do a ‘Twins’ feature during a recent interview.

'Twins' Sequel 'Triplets' to Add Eddie Murphy in the Mix

by Damon Houx March 29, 2012 @ 8:38 PM
Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures
1988's 'Twins' was a huge success, partly because of the unnatural pairing of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny Devito as test tube brothers. The film itself is pretty unmemorable, other than it showed that Arnie was bulletproof at the box office at the time. Well, that high concept is about to get higher as Universal is moving forward with a sequel called 'Triplets' which would add Eddie Murphy to the mix. Audible groan.