Princess Bride

Oct. 03, 2012 | 8:49 a.m.

‘Princess Bride’ sequel? Inconceivable! says writer William Goldman

NEW YORK — Twenty-five years after “The Princess Bride” first stormed theaters, director Rob Reiner, writer William Goldman and cast members Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Carol Kane, Wallace Shawn and Chris Sarandon reunited at the New York Film Festival on Tuesday night for a boisterous screening of the quotable fantasy-comedy timed to the release of the movie on Blu-ray this week. Goldman, 81, who wrote the 1973 novel and the screenplay for “The Princess Bride,” confessed that crafting a sequel to the now-cult movie has stumped him for years. “I’m desperate to make it and write it and I don’t know how,” said an emotional Goldman, who also penned the scripts for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President’s Men.” “I would love to make it, more than anything else I’ve not written.” […]
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