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With it just having been St. Patrick’s Day, Syfy aired a LEPRECHAUN marathon of the films. The network has also just made the big announcement that they are producing a direct sequel to the original 1993 movie.
The sequel will be titled LEPRECHAUN RETURNS, and will be directed by Steven Kostanski, who co-directed THE VOID. The screenplay was written by Suzanne Keilly, who penned the Season 2 episode from ASH VS EVIL DEAD titled Ashy Slashy.
LEPRECHAUN RETURNS synopsis:
“25 years after the events of the 1993 original, which found a maniacal leprechaun doing whatever it takes (including committing gruesome murder) to track down his stolen pot of gold. The leprechaun menaced Tory Redding (Jennifer Aniston) until he was finally defeated by shooting a four-leaf clover down his throat. LEPRECHAUN RETURNS finds the leprechaun revived in the modern day when a group of sorority girls unwittingly awaken him while tearing down a cabin to build a new sorority house.”
Mark Holton is set to reprise his role of Ozzie from the original film and will be joined in the cast by Taylor Spreitler as Lila, Pepi Sonuga as Katie, Sai Bennett as Rose, Emily Reid as Meredith, Oliver Llewellyn-Jenkins as Matt, and Ben McGregor as Andy.
Warwick Davis will Not be returning to play the Leprechaun. Taking on the titular role will be an actor named Linden Porco.
Have a look at Porco in the teaser video below.
LEPRECHAUN RETURNS will premiere on Syfy in March 2019.
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