What is sequel?

  • (noun): A part added to a book or play that continues and extends it.
    Synonyms: continuation
    See also — Additional definitions below


A sequel (also called a follow-on or follow-up) is a narrative, documental, or other work of literature, film, theatre, or music that continues the story of, or expands upon, some earlier work. In the common context of a narrative work of fiction, a sequel portrays events set in the same fictional universe as an earlier work, usually chronologically following the events of that work.

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Some articles on sequel:

Hairspray (2007 Film) - Canceled Sequel
... Due to Hairspray's financial success, New Line Cinema had asked John Waters to write a sequel to the film ... Travolta, however, publicly announced that he would not return because he is "not a big sequel guy" ... The sequel was set for a mid-July 2010 release by Warner Bros, which owns New Line Cinema ...
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
... Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo is the 1984 sequel to the breakdancing film Breakin' ... Breakin' 2 was followed by a sequel, Rappin' also known as Breakdance 3 ... The sequel has Ice-T however an unconnected plot and different lead characters ...
Sequel - Titles
... The producers of sequels have taken a variety of approaches to titling their works ... In the early years of film, sequels were generally given titles similar to the original and usually made use of the main character's name ... On the other hand, early sequels in world cinema often lacked any particular naming schemes ...
Be Cool - Inside Jokes
... beginning of the film, Chili sees the commercial of Get Lost, which is the sequel to Get Leo, the film within a film he produced in the first film, and shows the unwillingness to produce a ...

More definitions of "sequel":

  • (noun): Something that follows something else.
    Synonyms: subsequence

Famous quotes containing the word sequel:

    Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children’s party taken over by the elders.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)