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Arnold Schwarzenegger Says 'Twins 2' Is Really Happening

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From the files of the movie sequels you never knew you wanted to be made (and may still not want to) comes this tidbit from Arnold Schwarzengger, who said today there will be a "Twins 2."

Since it's been a long time since "Twins" graced the silver screen--that would be in 1988 to be precise--a refresher: The buddy comedy featured the goofy premise that muscular big guy Schwarzenegger's long-lost brother was a diminutive and portly crook, played by Danny DeVito.

California's former Governor, who has already returned to the acting game from whence he sprung forth oh so many years ago, said "Twins 2" was a reality during a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session Tuesday.

Last fall, however, "Twins 2," or, as it would be called, "Triplets" seemed in peril, according to AMC Movie News, who noted the plot would involve Eddie Murphy starring as a third "brother" to DeVito and Schwarzenegger:

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Original director Ivan Reitman was slated to direct. However, it now appears that “Triplets” may be in serious trouble and may indeed never materialize. In a recent interview, Reitman expressed doubt that the project would move forward into active production, saying: “With Triplets, I’m quite nervous about it. I think it’s somebody’s commercial idea, and usually that’s a scary thought. There’s no writer, and there’s no idea yet. I think that was more of a press release than anything else.”

Is "Triplets" closer to reality? Schwarzenegger seems to say it is so.