Newswire: Richard Linklater says his “spiritual sequel” to Dazed And Confused also overlaps with Boyhood

Boyhood is one of the few three-hour movies that viewers wanted to keep going once the credits rolled. And according to writer-director Richard Linklater, it will keep going, in the form of a spiritual sequel. In a conversation with Creative Screenwriting, Linklater revealed that his next film, That’s What I’m Talking About, is a loose “continuation” of the Boyhood story.

If you have followed our previous coverage of That’s What I’m Talking About, you’re probably a little flummoxed, as Linklater previously said that the movie would be a close cousin to another of his beloved films, Dazed And Confused. Perhaps realizing that most of his movies are similar, Linklater now says the project is a sequel to both of those films, although the connection might be as tenuous as a boy’s first love affair with a very articulate and long-winded partner.

Probably while walking …

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