For a new generation, Freddie Prinze Jr. may be Punky Brewster’s ex on the now-canceled reboot, Buffy’s husband or the guy who talks about wrestling. He will be Ray Bronson for Millennials, Gen Xers and others. I know what you did last summerIts sequel. The actor went on to appear in numerous films and TV shows. Prinze hasn’t participated in the horror genre since the 1998 sequel. However, a long-awaited comeback could be in the offing. She’s All ThatStar teased a possible new horror movie.
In the 1990s I know what you did last summerPut the Summer CatchStar on the map with She’s All That. Prinze moved from horror to other genres, such as romantic comedies or sci-fi epics. He was horror close to Fred Jones in The Scooby-Doo movies, but he’s never fully returned to the genre. The podcaster may be ready to return to the genre, it seems. The All the way to youStar declared his potential return Twitter.
I’ve wanted to make another horror movie ever since IKWYDLS wrapped. Never found the right one but I think this year it’s gonna happen.January 3, 2022
The I still know what you did last SummerStar appeared to be searching for horror films since the beginning of the film. IKWYDLS was a high benchmark for Prinze as he hasn’t popped up in the genre in three decades. That statement sparked some excitement. IKWYDLS fans. One follower asked the most obvious question – will the new project be a reboot of the beloved film? Freddie Prinze Jr. shattered those hopes with a simple answer.
As a result, his response was met with overwhelming support from his followers. They began pitching ideas for his possible return. From possible remakes of horror classics, to completely original ideas, the pitches were all there. This tweet was sent out to show that people are eager for more Freddie Prinze Jr. appearances in this genre.
The IKWYDLSLegacy left an impression on a whole generation. The original and the film were both included in the film. ScreamTeen slasher films became a favorite genre for young stars. It took Jennifer Love Hewitt and FPJ’s wife Sarah Michelle Gellar from beloved TV stars to legitimate film stars. This cult movie made Ryan Phillipe (Prinze) a teen star in the late 1990s/early 2000s. IKWYDLSIt was a huge box office success, earning $126 million. Its success inspired two sequels, with a reboot series debuting in 2021.
Given his horror pedigree, Freddie Prinze Jr.’s return seems very anticipated. If the unknown project becomes a reality, it will mark his first live-action film since 2008’s Jack and Jill vs. The World. Fans have heard his voice work from many places in recent years. Star Wars projects. So, it’s time for the horror OG to make his triumphant return.