Yesterday, two subjects of our frequent attention — Patton Oswalt and Screen Junkies (of honest trailers fame) — sat down to discuss Oswalt’s pitch for two sequels to M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable. Oswalt is a fan of Unbreakable, it being an earnest, big budget take on the comic book genre filmed in 2000 when earnest, big budget comic book movies were more of a rarity.
Oswalt’s two hypothetical sequels are titled Unbreakables and Broken, and he indicates the newspaper clippings at the end of Unbreakable revealed the existence of other superhumans like Bruce Willis’ character. Oswalt theorizes Samuel L. Jackson’s character was building a dossier on these unbreakable people, to which Screen Junkies’ Hal Rudnick points out he’s like a bizarro Nick Fury, much to Oswalt’s delight.
After the two sequel pitches, Screen Junkies make a mashup of various Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson clips as…
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