Plus, my top 5 Goonies trivia bits
The Goonies lovers everywhere have been alternately delighted and deflated at conflicting reports of a possible sequel to this iconic American adventure comedy film. Directed by Richard Donner and produced by Steven Spielberg, The Goonies introduced us to a beloved group of kids from the Goon Dock area of Astoria, Oregon who is gathering together for one last weekend before their families lose their homes to an expanding nearby country club. Facing foreclosure, The Goonies’ parents have no way to raise enough money to stop developers from tearing down their homes for a new golf course. By the film’s end, the homes are saved, thanks to an adventurous treasure hunt led by Goonie Mikey Walsh.
The Goonies – 30 Years Later
So, what story would a possible The Goonies sequel tell – 30 years later? And, is it possible to line up all of the actors who played the original Goonies, including Mikey (Sean Astin), Brandon (Josh Brolin), Chunk (Jeff Cohen), Mouth (Corey Feldman), Andy (Kerri Green), Stef (Martha Plimpton) and Data (Ke Huy Quan)?