Pauly Shore is celebrating the 29th anniversary of Encino Man by once again teasing a sequel. Directed by Les Mayfield and starring Shore alongside Sean Astin and Brendan Fraser, Encino Man was released in theaters by Walt Disney Pictures in May 1992. It follows two geeky teenagers (Shore, Astin) who befriend a caveman (Fraser) unthawed from a block of ice, helping him adapt to his new life in the present while he simultaneously teaches them a thing or two about life as well.
Encino Man was a hit at the box office, but no sequels were ever released. Perhaps the odds of seeing it happen are closer than ever, now that we’re in the age of modern sequels to classic movies and TV shows. We’ve already seen Disney doing this already with other classic properties from the 1990s, with The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers recently finishing its first season and … Read more