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Kenan & Kel confirm that ‘Good Burger 2’ is coming to Paramount+

by The Grio

The beloved 90s comedy “Good Burger” is getting a sequel.

Paramount+ is set to revive the franchise over two decades later, with original stars Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell back for seconds.

“Good Burger 2” was officially announced Friday on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” and as reported by Variety, the film is set to begin production in May.

Thompson and Mitchell, who got their start in 1994 as teen cast members of Nickelodeon’s sketch comedy “All That” and, two years later, its spinoff “Kenan & Kel,” expressed their excitement for the upcoming film.

“I can’t believe it’s been a little over 25 years since great customer service was born at Good Burger!” Thompson, who played Dexter Reed in the original film, said in a statement according to Variety. “Being a part of something so many generations of people have come to love has made me so proud and now to be back where it all began working on the sequel is surreal! “

“Love performing with my brother Kel and can’t wait to show the fans what these characters have been up to since we last saw them,” Thompson added.

Mitchell said in a statement that his character Ed is “one of those timeless characters that has brought so much joy and laughter to fans, and it’s such a beautiful blessing to still be doing it after all these years. It’s super awesome to come back and continue the stories of Dex, Ed and Good Burger for both the people who grew up watching and their kids.”

The first “Good Burger” film, inspired by an “All That” sketch, grossed nearly $24 million following its 1997 release. Since then, the film has remained popular among a cult fanbase, according to Variety.

In the new installment, according to the sequel’s logline, Dexter Reed (Thompson) is in need of a job after an invention of his doesn’t pan out. Ed (Mitchell) then offers for Dexter to re-join the Good…

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