Sequel Rights

We take a look at the film franchises that make you go, "They made how many of those?!?!," then give each and every sequel... a fair trial!

About the show

We take a look at the film franchises that make you go, "They made how many of those?!?!," then give each and every sequel... a fair trial! Hosted by Elizabeth Geli, Justin Kamps, and Tyler Hymanson. Reach us at, @sequelrights on Twitter, and

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Ep 118 - Jingle All The Way (GUEST: E.J. De La Peña)

    Episode  |  December 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 16 mins
    1996, acting, action figure, actor, arnold schwarzenegger, christmas, comedy, con man, ej de la pena, family, franchise, gift, guest, holidays, jake lloyd, jingle all the way, phil hartman, podcast, podcastin, podernfamily, santa, sequel, shopping, sinbad, toy, toys, turbo man

    This week, two dads fight to the death over the last remaining Turbo Man in the city! E.J. De la Peña, who played Phil Hartman's son in the film, joins us for this very special holiday episode of Sequel Rights!

  • Ep 117 - A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish

    Episode  |  December 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins
    a cinderella story, billionaire, bruce, christmas, christmas wish, cinderella, dog, elf, fairy tale, franchise, gregg sulkin, holidays, isabella gomez, laura marano, marvel, musical, netflix, one day at a time, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, romance, runaways, santa, sequel, snow globe, songs, step-mother, step-sisters, toys

    It's December and the holiday season is finally upon us. Time to see if we can find love at the local billionaire owned Santa Land!! Join your hosts Justin, Eliz and Tyler as they wrap up this fairy tale franchise with A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish.

  • Ep 116 - A Cinderella Story: If The Shoe Fits

    Episode  |  November 27th, 2019  |  52 mins 49 secs
    a cinderella story, chucky, cinderella, competition, country club, dance, dog, franchise, jennifer tilly, musical, play, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, pop star, resort, sequel, shoe, sophia carson, step mother, step sisters, tiffany, vip

    This week Descendants star Sofia Carson and Sequel Rights alumni Jennifer Tilly go head-to-head in A Cinderella Story: If The Shoe Fits.

  • Ep 115 - A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song

    Episode  |  November 20th, 2019  |  59 mins 31 secs
    a cinderella story, cinderella, comedy, dance, dvd, fairy tale, franchise, freddie stroma, hillary duff, lucy hale, missi pyle, musical, once upon a song, performance, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, pop, romance, romantic comedy, sequel, singing, song, teen, voice, warner bros, wb

    This week it's time to dress in your finest doormat for the Bollywood Ball as we discuss the Lucy Hale starring A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song!

  • Ep 114 - Another Cinderella Story

    Episode  |  November 13th, 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins
    a cinderella story, another cinderella story, cinderella, competition, dance, drew seeley, fairy tale, famous, franchise, high school, high school musical, jane lynch, pitch perfect, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, pop, popstar, popular, selena gomez, sequel, songs, tell me something i don't know

    It's another week, another Wednesday, Another Cinderella Story! Tell me something I don't know... OK, I will! Do you know what a Microsoft Zune is?? No? Well tune-in to this week's episode to find out!

  • Ep 113 - A Cinderella Story (GUEST: Leigh Dunlap)

    Episode  |  November 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 25 mins
    2004, a cinderella story, cell phone, chad michael murray, cinderella, comedy, dance, edwin mccain, fairy tale, football, franchise, guest, haylie duff, high school, hillary duff, homecoming, jennifer coolidge, leigh dunlap, lin shaye, modern, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, quarterback, regina king, romantic, screenwriter, screenwriting, teen, watchmen

    This week, a dusty old fairy tale gets a modern look...for 2004 at least. We're kicking off our series on A Cinderella Story with the help of a very special guest, screenwriter for the film, Leigh Dunlap!!

  • Ep 112 - Poltergeist (2015) (GUEST: Mitch Thompson)

    Episode  |  October 30th, 2019  |  1 hr 13 mins
    2015, 3d, blind covers, cgi, clown, cover, electricity, film, franchise, ghost, guest, haunted, haunting, horror, house, jared harris, mitch thompson, movie, other side, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, poltergeist, reality tv, remake, rosemarie dewitt, sam raimi, sam rockwell, sfx, television, tree, tv

    Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt bring Poltergeist back for a modern audience with the help of Jared Harris. Join your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler with special guest Mitch Thompson as they put their hands up to the haunted TV one last time.

  • Ep 111 - Poltergeist: The Legacy (GUEST: Jennifer E. Ortega)

    Episode  |  October 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 11 mins
    artifact, culturally obsessed, demon, effects, ghost, guest, indiana jones, jennifer ortega, legacy, musetv, pilot, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, poltergeist, possesion, premiere, season, secret society, sepulcher, series, showtime, special effects, spinoff, television, tv, vfx

    Poltergeists continue to haunt our TV screens this week with Showtime's spin-off series Poltergeist: The Legacy. Jennifer E. Ortega, founder of Culturally Obsessed joins us to talk about a show that, believe it or not, went on for 88 episodes!!!

  • Ep 110 - Poltergeist III

    Episode  |  October 16th, 2019  |  56 mins 12 secs
    carol anne, chicago, donna, family, franchise, ghost, haunted, heather o'rourke, high rise, horror, john hancock, kane, lara flynn boyle, mirror, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, poltergeist, practical effects, scott, sequel, sfx, skyscraper, special effects, spirit, tangina, tom skerritt, trilogy, zelda rubenstein

    The spirit of Kane is back once again to shout "Carol Anne!!" with the rest of the gang in Poltergeist III! Your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler hit the city of Chicago and do their best to fight off the ghosts haunting a high rise downtown.

  • Ep 109 - Poltergeist II: The Other Side

    Episode  |  October 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    academy awards, boss studios, craig t nelson, cult, franchise, ghost, h r gieger, haunting, heather o'rourke, julian beck, kane, native american, paranormal, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, poltergeist, powers, preacher, psychic, sequel, special effects, spirits, taylor, the other side, vfx, will sampson, zelda rubenstein

    This week, your hosts Justin, Eliz, & Tyler cross over into the Other Side to discuss Poltergeist II. They're baaaaaack and this time not even your super psychic Grandma can protect you!

  • Ep 108 - Poltergeist (GUEST: Alissa Hunsaker & Joseph Escamilla)

    Episode  |  October 2nd, 2019  |  1 hr 28 mins
    1982, academy award, alissa hunsaker, carol anne, craig t nelson, family, franchise, ghost, graveyard, guests, haunted, heather o'rourke, horror, house, jerry goldsmith, jobeth williams, joseph escamilla, kathleen kennedy, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, poltergeist, posession, spirits, steven spielberg, supernatural, tangina, television, they're here, tobe hooper, tv, visual effects, zelda rubenstein

    Turn off the lights, turn of your TV and tune in for a brand new spooooky episode of Sequel Rights. Your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler ring in October with the help of special guests Alissa Hunsaker & Joseph Escamilla as they become haunted by Poltergeist

  • Ep 107 - Rambo: Last Blood (GUEST: Michael Sandoval)

    Episode  |  September 25th, 2019  |  1 hr 13 mins
    2019, arizona, border, brian tyler, critic, doomsday, drugs, extreme, film critic, franchise, guest, john rambo, last blood, lionsgate, mexico, michael sandoval, old, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, ptsd, rambo, revenge, sequel, sex trafficking, sly stallone, sylvester stallone, the doors, tunnels, usa, vengeance, violence

    Our series on Rambo comes to an end with the help of special guest, Los Angeles film critic Michael Sandoval. He helps your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler make sense of every drop of blood in Rambo: Last Blood.

  • Ep 106 - Rambo

    Episode  |  September 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins
    2008, action, boatman, burma, civil war, explosion, franchise, john rambo, julie benz, mercenaries, missionary, mynamar, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, rambo, sequel, sly stallone, sylvester stallone, thailand, violence, war crimes

    This week we take our final look, before Last Blood, into the life of famed Boatman John Rambo with the 2008 film Rambo. Join your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler as they finally start to question if all the violence is really worth it

  • Ep 105 - Rambo III (GUEST: Matthew Feitshans)

    Episode  |  September 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 39 mins
    1988, afghanistan, buzz feitshans, dragonheart, film, first blood, first blood part ii, guest, history, interview, john rambo, matthew feitshans, on set, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, producer, rambo, rambo iii, rescue, richard crenna, screenwriter, sequel, set, sly stallone, stories, sylvester stallone

    We're back this week with more Rambo, and stories from the set of First Blood and Rambo: First Blood Part II with special guest Matthew Feitshans. Stay tuned through our take down of Rambo III to hear his amazing interview!!

  • Ep 104 - Rambo: First Blood Part II

    Episode  |  September 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    1985, bow, explosion, first blood, first blood part ii, franchise, government, icon, john rambo, knife, mia, mission, part 2, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, pow, rambo, rescue, richard crenna, sequel, skydive, sly stallone, slyvester stallone, soldier, trautman, vietnam

    John Rambo is back in 1985 with Rambo: First Blood Part II, and your hosts Justin, Eliz, and Tyler are right beside him! It's back into action in Vietnam with more POWs, more knife play, and more of that explosive bow action! Don't miss another exciting episode on the way to LAST BLOOD.

  • Ep 103 - First Blood

    Episode  |  August 28th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    1982, action, brian dennehy, chase, first blood, forest, franchise, john rambo, podcast, podcasting, podernfamily, ptsd, rambo, richard crenna, sheriff, sylvester stallone, usa, veteran, vietnam, war

    This week we look forward to a new sequel that's about to be released in theaters and embark on the journey with John Rambo. First Blood kicks off this series dealing with the ramifications of the Vietnam War and will ultimately culminate in next month's Rambo: Last Blood. Join us!

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