There is still no official word on whether or not Gremlins 3 will ever happen. However, original writer Chris Columbus has offered a somewhat encouraging update on the proposed sequel, which has been kicking around for years now. According to Columbus, his script is written and they are just trying to figure out when to make it, in addition to navigating some rights issues. Should it come to pass, Columbus says that they will use practical puppets and minimal CGI.
Chris Columbus wrote the original Gremlins, which was directed by Joe Dante. But Columbus has been actively trying to get Gremlins 3 off the ground for some time now. While promoting his latest movie, The Christmas Chronicles 2, the filmmaker was asked about the status of the sequel. Here’s what he had to say about it.