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    Hollywood Sequel mania in 2012

    Following from this year’s release of sequels like ‘Mission Impossible 4’, ‘X Men: First Class’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 4’ and ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’, next year has a longer list of movies releasing, each a sequel to franchises that have been doubling their money with every film.Fans of Hollywood have a mother-load of sequels from franchises coming their way. Starting with American Pie’s Reunion, the list includes ‘Underworld: Awakening’, ‘Men in Black 3’, ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘The Amazing Spiderman’ and ‘Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance’, to name a few.‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’Following from the previous movies, Scrat’s nutty pursuit of the cursed acorn, which he’s been after since the dawn of time, has world-changing consequences — a continental cataclysm that triggers the greatest adventure of all for Manny, Diego and Sid.Underworld: AwakeningKate Beckinsale returns as the sassy vampire Selene who must unite the Vampires and the Lycans (werewolves) in a war against the humans who discover the existence of both the races and are set on wiping them out. India Eisley is introduced in the series as a hybrid who escapes a holding facility where Selene is held for12 years.‘The Dark Night Rises’Eight years after the events of The Dark Knight, Batman returns to Gotham where he must discover the truth regarding the “enigmatic” Selina Kyle while stopping the villain Bane’s plans to destroy the city. Christian Bale reprises his role as Batman in the final installment of the trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan.‘The Amazing Spiderman’After a fourth installment of the movie was cancelled, rather than try and reboot the movie, producers have just recreated the Marvel comic with a new cast, retelling the story of Peter Parker and his spidey-sense. Directed by Mark Webb, Andrew Garfield plays the role of Spiderman.