Elf 2, Elf is an American Christmas comedy movie. Jon Favreau is the director and David Berenbaum is the writer. The movie was released in the US on November 7th, 2003 by New Line Cinema.
The storyline revolves around Buddy. He is a man who gets adopted and raised by Santa’s elves.
Elf 2 Release Date
Sadly, Elf 2 is officially marked Shutdown by the Movie Insider in 2010.
Michael Lynne, the former New Line founder revealed that Will Ferrell did not want to do a movie sequel.
So, to go for a sequel for the film, at first, something dramatically unique is needed.
Reason for cancellation of Elf 2; Is it never going to happen?
Elf 2 is not going to happen. According to some sources, Will Ferrell and Jon Favreau did not get along very well.
However, James Caan talked about the possibility of Elf 2 during a recent interview.
The elf was out in theatres in 2003. At that time, it was a hit at the box office and earned over $220 million worldwide.
Since then, the film has become a holiday classic. Fans from all around the world, are dying to watch Favreau and Ferrell in the movies over all these years.
Although, Will Ferrell is sure about his decision that he does not want to so the sequel (Elf 2). It is also a known fact that he is not a fan of sequels.
Storyline of Elf
Whether or not you celebrate Christmas every year, the one pretty clear thing is that Elf is the holiday classic everyone loves.
The movie is based on the life of an elf of the North Pole, Buddy. He is different than other elves because he is human.
Further, he moves to New York City to know who his biological father is. During all this, he experiences incredible shenanigans with his biological father’s family. Then, he also falls in love.
Is Elf still making money?
The popular movie is still earning a huge amount of money for New Line via DVDs, video-on-demand sales and from networks to claim right to broadcast it during their Christmas shows.
According to The Numbers, the 2003 movie has earned a profit of more than $64 million in DVD and Blu-ray sales over the years. It’s become a must-watch for Christmas TV. Even, once in 2016, fans from the United Kingdom got upset when it didn’t air on TV in Christmas season that year.
- Will Ferrell as Buddy Hobbs
- James Caan as Walter Hobbs
- Zooey Deschanel as Jovie
- Mary Steenburgen as Emily Hobbs
- Daniel Tay as Michael Hobbs
- Bob Newhart as Papa Elf