A popular movie filmed and based in Illinois is getting a spin-off and fans aren't too sure what to think.

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One Of The Best Illinois Movies Of All Time

I'm a big fan of watching movies. I don't care if it's at a theater, outside, on the TV, or using my phone. I'll enjoy it no matter what. Through the years, there have been many great flicks filmed, about, based, or somehow involved in Illinois. Not surprisingly to me, many of those make it to the top half of my all-time list.

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One of my favorites is "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." I've tried many times to recreate that amazing day from that movie. I would come close but could never quite get it over the top like the kids in the film.

Please Don't Mess With The Classic Movies

As a fan, the one thing that upsets me is when they mess with a classic movie. I wish they would just let those famous films be. Unfortunately, the movie company will usually go for the cash grab.

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Please stay away from any remakes, prequels, sequels, spin-offs, or any other tempering of the original product. Let's face it, most of them are really bad. Though, every once in a while they catch some luck.

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"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" Spin-Off Is Coming 

Ferris Bueller's Day Off is one of those movies that if I'm flipping through the channels and trying to find something to turn on. I'll stop and watch it for at least a couple of minutes. It brings back great memories.

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I'll admit that on a few occasions I've wondered what ever happened to Ferris and his crew. By no way does this mean there should be any extension of the Bueller Universe. It's a classic so just leave it alone. Surprisingly, the industry did for years. Well, until recently.

According to nme.com,

A spin-off of classic John Hughes movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is reportedly in the works at Paramount Pictures.


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Wait, This Could Actually Work

I was curious, so I did a little research about the project. They are going to spin-off route. Okay, that's not as bad. Especially, if they don't involve major characters.

Titled Sam and Victor’s Day Off, the new movie will “follow the same-day adventure of the titular valets who took the Ferrari on a joy ride in the Matthew Broderick-starrer.”

There's one more thing that might help. I've enjoyed this crew's work. Plus, they've been really successful. I'm a big fan of "Cobra Kai." Plus, I think seeing how these two minor characters (but a big part of the story) ended up spending their day.

The spin-off will be helmed by Cobra Kai creators Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg and Josh Heald, with Bill Posley set to write the script.

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