Helen Hunt Says Her Multiracial ‘Twister’ Sequel Idea Was Rejected in 2020

Helen Hunt Says Her Multiracial ‘Twister’ Sequel Idea Was Rejected in 2020
On the 25th anniversary of the film, “Twister” star Helen Hunt disclosed that she had pitched a follow-up film featuring a multiracial cast — an idea that was subsequently shot down by an unnamed studio.

Joining Andy Cohen and Julianne Moore on “Watch What Happens Live,” Hunt elaborated that she hoped to direct and co-write the film, but the studio rejected her pitch.

“I tried to get it made with Daveed [Diggs] and Rafael [Casal] and me writing it, and all Black and brown storm chasers, and they wouldn’t do it,” Hunt said of the potential sequel to the film co-produced by Warner Bros. (which released the film domestically) and Universal (which handled most overseas distribution). “I was going to direct it.”

Diggs and Casal are the creators and writers of “Blindspotting,” a Starz series starring Hunt which premiered Sunday. In the spinoff to the 2018 film, Hunt plays Rainey, the mother of Miles,
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