Fans of '90s family comedies can rejoice - as not only has Honey, I Shrunk the Kids been confirmed for a brand new sequel, and one major star is set to return!
1989 was truly a golden year for movies.
via: IMDBAfter all, that was the year of the brilliant Disney adventure-comedy, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.
It's the first installment of what went on the be a popular franchise.
via: IMDBThe story centers around an eccentric scientist who undertakes a rather poorly planned experiment ...
As the title suggests, he shrinks his (and his next door neighbour's) kids.
via: IMDBThey end up just a quarter of an inch tall thanks to his "electromagnetic shrinking machine." And that's just the start of their troubles!
The kids are accidentally taken out with the trash.
via: IMDBThey then have to embark on a treacherous conquest through the back yard, all in the hopes of making it back home.
The cast was nothing short of perfect.
via: IMDBBut there was one undeniable star of the show - hapless dad, Rick Moranis.
His role as Wayne Szalinski is perfect.
via: IMDBAnd after the movie's release, it started to gain a cult following.
And thus, a huge franchise was born.
via: IMDBThere have already been two movie sequels to the film - alongside a television spin-off and theme park attractions.
All of these were successful.
via: IMDBBut nothing has quite matched up to the majesty of the original Honey I Shrunk the Kids.
But there has been some very exciting news for fans.
via: IMDBIn February of 2018, it was announced that a reboot of the classic show had been confirmed by Disney.
It's been described as a "legacy sequel."
via: IMDBIt's supposedly set to be named Shrunk, and many of the original cast and crew are set to return!
For one thing, it's set to have the same director.
via: IMDBJoe Johnston is set to be on board - which is great news for HISTK fans.
There are some new faces, though.
via: IMDBJosh Gad, best known for voicing Olaf in the Frozen movies, has been confirmed on board, too.
Gad is clearly thrilled about the role!
Because yes, you read that right!
via: IMDBIn perhaps the most exciting announcement yet, Rick Moranis has been confirmed to be on board.
So, what's Shrunk! set to be about?
via: IMDBWell, it's set in the future - with son Nick following in his dad's footsteps to become an experimental scientist.