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Yeah Baby Yeah! Mike Myers To Return To AUSTIN POWERS!

Nordling here.

Mike Myers hasn't had very much success outside the SHREK films in recent years, although I loved his turn as Captain British Exposition (yes, I know, that's not his name) in INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS.  But THE LOVE GURU did terribly and he hasn't been in many films since then.  So it comes as not much of a surprise that Myers has decided to return to the role that gave him worldwide stardom - no, not Wayne, but Austin Powers, according to a HitFix exclusive (Drew's on a roll lately!).

No word on a story, or who would be directing - Jay Roach did good work in the other films, so I'd love it if he returned as well - but I can imagine Austin Powers spoofing the Bourne films and the Daniel Craig iteration of James Bond.  "You guys are so serious, baby!  And none of you shag with any regularity!"  And Dr. Evil would return as well, I'm assuming; with all the faceless enemies of the new spy films, I'd be curious to see how Myers would spoof that with Dr.  Evil.  The AUSTIN POWERS movies still hold up - they're ridiculous and have the mentality of a 12-year-old watching a porno for the first time, but they're still so damn funny and enjoyable.  I'm glad to have Austin Powers and Dr. Evil back.  Pinky to mouth time!

Nordling, out.

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  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:50 p.m. CST


    by hellsheartstab

    Hope for evil Scotty

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:51 p.m. CST


    by Servo1000

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:51 p.m. CST

    Dang it just got me

    by Servo1000

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:51 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:52 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:52 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:52 p.m. CST

    Austin Powers 3 is one of the worst comedies ever made

    by spmahn

    And that includes a lot

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:52 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:53 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:53 p.m. CST

    Really? You're keen for more?

    by MattDomville

    I find that surprising...

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:53 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:53 p.m. CST

    Can't Wait!

    by Servo1000

    Loved all 3, I wonder who they will get for his Female Lead? Katy Perry,Olivia Wilde? What do you guys think? Also should go back to the 80's

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST


    by SmellyO

    Dr. Evil, Mini-Me, and Fat Bastard became "good guys" by the end of the third movie. Will Scott Evil (Seth Green) be the antagonist?

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:55 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:55 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:56 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:56 p.m. CST

    I'm down with this British Clown

    by Geektard_Smasher

    and interesting things were left off at the end of the last one. Dr. Evil on Powers side? The can squeeze some great brotherly relationship shit out of that. Maybe catching up on having no childhood together by trying to bang the same girls and who does daddy (Nigel) love more. Scotty Evil, now bald, would be the bad guy. As he was fairly intuitive logical(knew that you just shot your enemy and didn't put them in death traps, or shot them while they were on the crapper). It would be funny if Number 2 worked for him (huge generation gap) and Scotty was fucking Frau whatserface. Bring back Vanessa as an army of Fembot duplicates. Oh, Fat Bastard must be fat again! and please please please please no Anne Hathaway as the Austin girl. I hope there is not gimicky Austin girl at all, actually. Wow, weird to think we will see another Batman film and the Hobbit before this would be in theaters.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:56 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:56 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:56 p.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:57 p.m. CST

    Myers isn't the next Sellers

    by Kenny8

    Then again, who but Myers thought he was

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:57 p.m. CST

    Hey, how about all the Austin girls

    by Geektard_Smasher

    Heather Graham, Beyonce, etc all turned out to be fembots and come to kill Austin. Nice, eh?

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 7:58 p.m. CST

    Finally a sequel I can get behind

    by Darth Melkor


  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8 p.m. CST

    Let me guess..

    by choonie

    It's going to contain the same recycled jokes he's been doing since the first one? check!!!

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:01 p.m. CST

    AP1 was good.

    by Son of the Suns

    The rest were dreadful.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:01 p.m. CST

    Why did they never make a video game?

    by SmellyO

    I've always thought they should have made a GoldenEye-style first person shooter Austin Powers game.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:02 p.m. CST

    Austin Powers: The Washed Up Hack Who Ran Out of Ideas

    by Mel

    ...and came back to the only thing he ever did that was watchable.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:05 p.m. CST

    Austin Powers 1 is soooooooo good.

    by Tigger Tales

    I can't believe Liberace was gay

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:06 p.m. CST

    'only sailors wear condoms, baby!"

    by Tigger Tales

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:08 p.m. CST

    i suggest you hit, sir

    by Tigger Tales

    I also like to live dangerous.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:09 p.m. CST

    'Excuse me, but did you didn't happen to see...

    by Tigger Tales

    ... anything at all.'

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:12 p.m. CST

    'Allow myself to introduce ... my self"

    by Tigger Tales

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:13 p.m. CST

    I never felt like I got the joke

    by Jaster Mareel

    Ok so he's a really bad spy who is absolutely HIDEOUS. And hot chicks dig him. I just don't get it. Is it supposed to be funny that hot chicks dig him? I just thought it was ridiculous. As for the comedy, come the fuck on. Every time a new one came out people would say "Oh this one is so much better" and I would rent it....and not laugh once the entire running time. Rolled my eyes and sighed a lot though.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:13 p.m. CST


    by JethroBodine

    Pack it up Mike

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:16 p.m. CST

    More hilarity from CatchTheMan

    by Stogz

    Boy what funny headlines, fucking douche, shut the fuck up, you're the biggest tool I've ever seen!

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:18 p.m. CST

    Wrath of Khan

    by Geektard_Smasher

    The first one had him sexy in the 60's but not in the 90's. By the next one he was sexy everywhere. And lets face it, confidence gets you laid.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:19 p.m. CST

    and sorry, Catchtheman

    by Geektard_Smasher

    but every one of your titles was full sail fail.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:19 p.m. CST

    austin powers IV quantum of sexiness

    by cockstankbuttnasty

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:20 p.m. CST

    Austin Powers: Quantum of Soul Ass

    by tangcameo

    Ya that's the best I can do with that one.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:20 p.m. CST


    by Geektard_Smasher

    Hasn't it been ten years or so since the last one? I'm sure they can work in some good new Millenium shit into there. And of course, Austin will have to have Terrorist Arabs as the villains now. How about Scotty in cahoots with Osama Bin Ladin (before he got double tapped)

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:26 p.m. CST

    Jim Carrey & Ace Ventura franchise is next.

    by buffywrestling

    Bank on it.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:27 p.m. CST

    Tangcameo wins.

    by buffywrestling

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:29 p.m. CST

    Never Say Never Again, Baby

    by Nem_Wan

    By the time this gets made the gap between 3 and 4 will be almost as long as Sean Connery's second retirement from Bond. There could be parody to mine not only from that film but the last decade's rash of who-asked-for-this sequels to long-over franchises featuring aging stars. Time travel to or from the 80s perhaps?

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:36 p.m. CST

    It could BE Never Say Never Again

    by Nem_Wan

    The gap between 1 and 4 is about the same as between Thunderball and NSNA. Have Austin inexplicably experience a remake of the first movie that he was already in!

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:38 p.m. CST

    Mike Myers is about as funny as Jerry Lewis.

    by SmokingRobot

    Yeah. That funny.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:44 p.m. CST

    still hold up?

    by TheSeeker7

    AP2 is the first movie I came very close to actually walking out on. It took all the good jokes from the original in just rehashed them, POORLY.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:47 p.m. CST

    Mike Myers is done.

    by FluffyUnbound

    I watch his old material, all the way back to SNL and Wayne and Garth, and I say to myself, "Why did I laugh at this shit?" Please just stay semi-retired, Mike. Let it go. Count your money and let it go. Maybe produce. But spare us your "art". Comedy has moved on.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:54 p.m. CST

    Love Guru = Austin Powers

    by HSStudios

    I think the Love Guru and Austin Powers are full of the same lame, beating-a-dead-horse type of jokes. Austin Powers hit a nerve when it came out. It's nothing great. Another one will be the same quality as the Love Guru.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:55 p.m. CST


    by Geektard_Smasher

  • You know we will see it!

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:58 p.m. CST

    I'd much rather see Ace Ventura

    by Geektard_Smasher

    In another film. I still laugh out loud at both of them (when seen uncut) every few minutes, while Austin hit my actually out loud funny bone every 10 minutes or so. Bits like his nads being hidden by foreground stuff as he moved around, the Hard Knock Life prison sequence, Austin getting bathroom encouragement from Tom Arnold (Don't blow out your o-ring!) etc. But there were a lot of groan moments. Like when they would go to a Laugh In dance number for a few second between scenes, and Austin would get a close up and say OH BEHAVE! or whatever. Those are bad.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:59 p.m. CST

    For the love of god, do another Waynes World instead

    by nostairway

    Austin Powers is a dead horse that's been beaten one too many times. At least Wayne and Garth have been gone for a while.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:01 p.m. CST

    I'll be there!

    by theBigE

    The first film is a comedy classic. Search your feelings, you know it to be true. The second film was dreadful. It had a handful of clever ideas, but it was mainly just a retread, with the introduction of Mini-me the only redeeming quality. Even the lovely Heather Graham couldn't make me like the 2nd film. Is it wrong to say I did enjoy the 3rd one? The star cameos? The Hard Knock rap? Austin and Mini-Me behind the doctor's curtain? Austin unplugging the water fountain? <p> #4 should be 30 years earlier than the release year - in 1982.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:16 p.m. CST


    by Darth_Tarantino

    You want to see an Austin Powers movie that features Scott Evil fucking Frau? His own mother? I think we all learned something about you today.... Personally I don't see the point in going back to this franchise. The first 2 films are great for what they are; good, dumb fun. I still get a chuckle out of them. The third film was stripped of any redeeming qualities and even now I can't stomach it. Unless someone came along with a killer script (in comedic terms) this is doomed to be mundane at best. While a return trip to Wayne's World is appealing, that's only because I'm 28 years old and can still remember how much I enjoyed those flicks as a kid. It would be nostalgic to see another film but really the world has moved on. It's one of the reason I was a bit unsure about Beavis & Butt-head returning or a third Bill & Ted movie coming to the screens. Nostalgia is the only good reason to see these films and nostalgia, more often than not, proves to be nowhere near enough to insure quality (see Indiana Jones IV). Time to move on or retire, Mike Myers.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:16 p.m. CST

    Bring back Elizabeth Hurley please

    by krabklaw

    Hope they fast track this one. Can't happen soon enough for me.

  • There have been all of these super hero movies lately where at the end S.H.I.E.L.D. tries to do some recruiting. Well I think a GREAT idea would be to do some sort of take on that or just a nod to that with this Austin Powers film having a cameo by Pee Wee Herman. Or having Powers in Pee Wee's film. Remember how pumped everyone got in Predator 2 when the Xenomorph skull was in the predator's collection, or how people got so excited when Freddy grabbed Jason's mask and drug it under the earth in Friday the 13th part 1046529? Well it could just be a brief cameo by Pee Wee that eludes to an eventual teaming up of the two in a future movie. Conversely Powers could show up in Pee Wee's new movie also, to recruit him as an agent, S.H.I.E.L.D. style. Anyways Hollywood, there is my golden nugget worth MILLIONS! Talk amongst yourselves...

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:18 p.m. CST

    You can't go wrong ordering a grilled cheese sandwich

    by buffywrestling

    Austin Powers is Mike Myers' grilled cheese sandwich.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:20 p.m. CST

    Need to wait about 5 more years...

    by The_Credible_Hulk

    then maybe this wouldn't seem so fucking desparate.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:28 p.m. CST

    AP1 was actually inventive and funny...

    by conspiracy

    AP2 less so ...Heather Graham makes it a tolerable late night back ground film. AP3 was fucking embarrassing...thrice rehashed jokes and Beyonce was atrocious. Sometimes mister's ok to retire and wallow in your riches. Get some therapy to help out with that psychological need for public adoration, fame and pop culture relevance...just hang up your guns and stop, you're out of fucking bullets Baby.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:33 p.m. CST

    His wife Robin was his muse

    by Bobo_Vision

    Unfortunately she was homely looking so he ditched her....and now his career has been meandering, and the well of creative juices has run dry.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:34 p.m. CST

    Austin Powers is absolutely awful and a testament to humanity

    by The Krypton Kid

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:35 p.m. CST

    Meyers' movies good in their day, but...

    by Jay Eyler

    As a fan in the early 90's, I can watch the old movies and SNL skits and enjoy the nostalgia of my 20's, but a new film with this character or Wayne Campbell will be very dated now.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:44 p.m. CST

    I actually think they should "Bourne" Austin Powers....

    by jimmy_009 they did with James Bond. Update the parody and it could actually be really awesome. I would pay to see Austin Powers doing parkour. If it's just another standard rehash then no thanks.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:45 p.m. CST

    We have a great first draft

    by JettL93

    We have been musing about this for several years (meyes actualy loved a draft i wrote back in 2006, but we were unable to get the film moving) But our current story idea for 4ustin Powers will poke fun at the trend of hollywood reboots. In the film ausin will travel back to the 60's on a mission, but upon his return he finds that his world has changed, austin powers is now a handsome muscle bound dark and troubled character and the villans are no longer campy but terrorists who gruesomely kill. Meyers wants justin timberlake to play the "reboot" austin powers and theres a part for beyonce if she can work it into her sechedule and yes mini me will return in a large role Dr evil does appear but in a diminished capacity, we all feel the evil character had his arc and it's time to move onto new and exciting villans. Meyers is also hesitant to reprise the fat basterd character feeling he's a one note villan Tentative titles we are floating around include For your thighs only On her majasty's sexy service License to Mojo Goldenpie That last one is a favourite in the writer retreats but a contact at WB has already said they won't Ok that title "not in a million years" as one executive put it

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:46 p.m. CST

    The late 90's called

    by Nasty In The Pasty

    They want their now-embarassing fad back.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:48 p.m. CST

    Austin Powers: On Her Majesty's Groovy Service

    by frenetik1

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 9:50 p.m. CST

    Judo .... CHOP!

    by frenetik1

    my favourite AP quote.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 10:02 p.m. CST

    I liked the first two...

    by billF

    Other than the creative opening of the 3rd movie it was a stinker. Still, I believe in redemption so I hope the next one is good.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 10:04 p.m. CST

    I know jett's posts are gags

    by Bass Ackwards

    But I actually think if Austin 4 was aimed at parodying the industry obsession with reboots and prequels that'd be rather inspired.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 10:05 p.m. CST


    by JaredP

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 10:07 p.m. CST

    Nordling, you think the Austin Powers movies still hold up?!

    by Jet Jaguar

    You must also be a huge fan of tripe like Big Bang Theory and Chuck.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 10:24 p.m. CST

    Autsin Powers: Poo Finger

    by mistergreen

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 10:38 p.m. CST

    Austin Powers: Dead Horse Royale

    by coosawatchie

    What a stupid and pointless idea -and I use that word loosely.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 11 p.m. CST


    by DickBallsworth

    And I will torrent it like a baus.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 11:08 p.m. CST

    The recent Wayne's World reunion on SNL failed because...

    by jrb

    They still played them as teenagers rather than have them be aged twenty years with kids of their own. The characters worked in the early 90's because they were supposed to be pre-grunge metal heads who went to high school in the late 80's. That works. Today however, the characters aren't as believable. The type of headbangers they portrayed just don't fit in 2011, at least not as teenagers. I can believe those characters in their late thirties or early forties not having changed for twenty years and still dressing and talking like they did when they were nineteen year old metal heads. That could work.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 11:15 p.m. CST

    Bring it!

    by UltraTron

    Can't fucking wait for this and more bond action. Love that Quantum of Solace figured out that we're in Afghanistan for the lithium before Jesse Ventura.

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 11:19 p.m. CST

    i like jetts idea, but justin timberlake? musclebound?

    by Orion

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 11:36 p.m. CST

    Austin Powers: Quantum of Love Guru

    by Andrew Coleman

    Will these even be relevant? I think it would be funny if Austin Powers 4 was filmed in a really gritty style... But yet the material be overly goofy. Like make fun of quick cut fight scenes and overly realistic villians. Sure have Dr. Evil's son be the villain maybe at the beginning but then have it just be a guy in a suit. Make fun of how spy movies now basically can't have fun because they have to be "real" and "gritty".

  • Dr. Evil changed sides. His sons all pissed off, and it's implied that scotty will be the new evil, whatever. I wonder Can they.. Will they.. Do they.. Dare they... Make the villain absolutely cold and calculated, without a single inch of funny about him/her. Kinda bizzaro like. So evil that even with Austin cant funny it out with this villain when they share screen time. Shit just falls cold like cracking a cock and pussy joke at the family table during thanksgiving dinner. Not just that but hows about a Villain that does not fail... Plain and simple This villian gets it done. This villian is actually brilliant and they do kill people that are not henchmen that work for them. A Villain that actually makes Austin cry like a little girl and kills those who matter most to him.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 12:28 a.m. CST

    I'm OK with this, other than the fact that it means more Seth Green.


    I enjoyed all of the films to a certain degree, but Seth Green is the anti-funny. Also, I think it's time that an Austin Powers film gets a proper theme song and title sequence.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 12:38 a.m. CST

    He needs to focus around a story not gags this time.

    by Charlie

    First one is a good film. The second one opened the scope with the 60s. It then re-did every joke from the first film, but actually still had a lot of unique and funny ideas. The third one was terrible. Nothing overly new or clever. It was just bloated in ideas not tied to a story. He really really needs to actually get a decent James Bond type story as the basis. Then work the character around that. Seriously are the rights to the Thunderball screenplay still all messed up? He'd be better retrofitting that into an Austin Powers film. Then a bunch of bad sketch ideas around a bloated version of the other films combined.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 12:40 a.m. CST


    by Unknown Canadian

    God, I hate you, Jett!

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 12:43 a.m. CST

    the OSS117 films show the flaw with Austin Powers

    by Charlie

    If you haven't seen the recent 0SS117 films you must. OSS117: Cairo Nest of Spies OSS117: Lost in Rio They're recent french comedies based on the original french, literary/film version of James Bond. Agent oss117, Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath. They're period set to the 50s/60s and basically parodies of things like James Bond. They get so much right, from the sets, costumes, fight choreography, cinematography and so forth. They are damn funny as well. They really show how the Austin Powers approach is straight up sketch comedy rather than a proper comedy film. If you like the Connery Era bond films and want to see a proper send up, then see this. Damn funny stuff.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 1:09 a.m. CST

    Jett's idea is actually really goddam funny.

    by Cartagia

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 1:59 a.m. CST

    Just a theory, mind you, but...

    by CreamCheeseAlchemist

    I wouldn't be surprised if the Love Guru wasn't originally going to be a character in AP4 or something...

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 2:07 a.m. CST


    by SmellyO

    Actually the Love Guru character (Guru Pitka) was originally going to be in Austin Powers 2.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 2:13 a.m. CST

    catchtheman: can Kate Middleton's cervix make a cameo?


  • Aug. 13, 2011, 2:36 a.m. CST

    No Baby No!

    by 3D-Man

    Just... no.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 2:37 a.m. CST

    Make it funny this time and I'll see it

    by eveelcapitalist

    Didn't Dr. Evil go good at the end of the last one? They needed to follow through on that. But no, honestly, just no. The Austin Powers movies ran their course. It was cute and clever and really funny (the first one is still great) but honestly it's just played out. Mike Meyers needs to move on to something original. On the other hand, I would see Wayne's World 3 in a second. Oh fuck yes. I still love the shit out of the original. Love it! Throw in a bunch of cameos by bands like Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Whitesnake, Metallica, Anthrax...I'd be in heaven.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 2:38 a.m. CST

    Speaking of, we all heard Jani Lane of Warrant died, right?

    by eveelcapitalist

    I guess Heaven really wasn't too far away.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 2:52 a.m. CST

    Fuck this site and the comic book nerds on the talkbacks

    by tony

    I realize not everyone is a comicbook nerd but seriously, You hate everything, even something as harmless as another Powers film. Your a bunch of pussy ass guys who know more about comic books than screenwriters and Directors. Yet as smart as you are you still dont understand FILM IS A FUCKING BUSINESS!!! I realize this has nothing to do with the topic, but im just so tired of these whinney talkbacks.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 4:45 a.m. CST

    Mike Myers...

    by buggerbugger

    Oh, you mean the guy in the 'Halloween' movies? Yeah, •fuck you•, Rob Zombie. That's no way to make Michael Myers scary again, you daft cunt.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 4:48 a.m. CST

    The first one was great.

    by catlettuce4

    I hope if he makes this he doesn't rely on all the same old jokes/bits that he reused in the second. (I've yet to see the third)

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 5:19 a.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 5:32 a.m. CST

    Austin Powers Rises

    by Super Joker

    Would actually work......

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 5:42 a.m. CST

    these are funny, creative and entertaining movies


    I'm down for another.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 6:48 a.m. CST

    Inevitable after his Guru fiasco

    by KilliK

    in fact i was thinking a few days ago,when he was going to announce the new movie.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 7:02 a.m. CST

    Austin Powers: Th Queens Man

    by ruven76

    powers stayed in the 70's and married foxy foxy got him dressing better while before he was more of a avengers/dandy bond... now he is more of a connery/craig bonds type of secret agent while he is trying to be tough and more buff and ass kicking... he is also more modernly styled thanks to the help of foxxy so he has a little bit of that timothy dalton/pierce brosnan type look to him now with the swept back hair and scott evil tries to rule the world of 1983 by first trying to get the US and Russia into a war and he does this all while wearing a michael jackson beat it jacket powers and foxy are a team and his father stays at home watching their baby half black/white boy who he secretly ha been training s while the parents are away they are in afghanistan where they are instrumental at stopping a group of russian secret agents intercepting weapon shipments to the afghans and making sure the russian scientist heima rusovitch doesnt sell their nuclear weapon to bin laden who plans to use it on americans after the war their contact was a young osama bin laden who tries to kill foxxy brown and turns out to be a villain who had been worked with the russians because he was working with scott evil who was working with the russians his plan was excellent but he didnt count on austin powers and foxxy being there to help drive the russians out he is sent in to help covertly in a joint US/UK mission with foxxy representing the US some parts of filmed in russie and some in afghanistan scott evil is obsessed with 80's dance music specially michael jackson at the end of the movie after he saves afghanistan from being taken over by the russians, averts ww3 and saves his family... austin retires and spends the next few years sitting on his ass getting out of shape and nasty like he used to be with the long hair and flabby face and no longer bothers to wear his new contacts so he wears his old glasses instead he is there sitting by his pool with a pina colada in his hand and his fat belly hanging from his speedoes watching his wife foxxy and his boy played by jaden smith frolicking in the pool THE END fade back in real quick cuz it was a fake ending back at the pool drinking his pina colada his cell phone rings its dr evil with an important message his old contacts have found someone that might interest him he doesnt care... he's retired but then he tells him who he has but the audience cant hear the screen then cuts to powers face mulling it over for a second and looking straight ahead and saying he is in to be continued? the credits start to roll but then fake out again another ending scene this time the real ending first scene is old balding fat glasses wearing out of style powers is jumping out of a plane about to skydive down to a compound in pakistan sneak in undetected find osama bin landen and try to arrest him but bin laden isnt having it and takes a shot at powers so powers has to take him out no thats too hard core for an austin powers movie how bout just in the course of the movie when bin laden turns out to be evil he ends up trying to do something so outrageous that it causes his own death and the death of whatever movement he was trying to start

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 7:23 a.m. CST

    First ones good and my kids loved it!

    by workshed

    It didn't step over any boundaries as a children's film whereas the other two stepped over the boredom/tedium threshold, something all kids despise and with good reason. Please, someone give Mr.Myers a proper job. He was good on British TV doing 'Wide Awake Club' on a Saturday morning! Do that again Mike.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 7:35 a.m. CST

    Wow, Fett...

    by DocPazuzu

    First it was Dog Soldiers.... Then it was Attack The Block... And now you don't "get" Austin Powers? <p> Tell you what: avoid any English-language film which is anything other than amerocentric, or else risk a severe brain hemorrhage. <p> Christ...

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 7:43 a.m. CST

    Three was ENOUGH!

    by BoyNamedSue

    Goldmember was nothing more than a recycling of jokes from the first two movies, a point acknowledged even by the characters in the this had better be a damned good script to more than make up for the last one....and this is NOT the first time in the past five years that AICN has reported on a fourth Austin Powers.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 7:50 a.m. CST

    DON'T bring Fred Savage back

    by BoyNamedSue

    His peformance in Goldmember was one of the worst performances in any movie I've ever seen....and no time travel, either!

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 7:52 a.m. CST


    by Duck of Death

    A decrepit, 64-year-old Austin gets pop starlet Katy Perry in bed, only to find that his prick has rotted off because of the thousands of women he's shagged without once using a condom. Facing a mojo-less old age, a despondent Powers eats his gun. Final entry in the franchise.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 7:56 a.m. CST


    by Iahael

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 7:56 a.m. CST

    Almost 10 Years Since Goldmember?!?

    by filegumbo

    Nothing about the movie to say. I'm just reflecting on my mortality...that seems like it was out last week.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 7:57 a.m. CST


    by Iahael

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 8:08 a.m. CST

    Get TERRY GILLIAM to direct

    by flax

    No joke. He would make this an eclectic comedy masterpiece.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 9:17 a.m. CST

    I'll check this out

    by Dranem

    Loved the first and liked the second, not so much the third but it is a great Myers character. The first one does still hold up IMO, and everyone here just jumping on the "it sucks" bandwagon is either lying, trying to be cool, or both. You had to laugh at least ONCE in the first Austin powers.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 9:56 a.m. CST

    This is cause for celebration?

    by Laserhead

    The first movie worked. Nothing else since has. It's a one-note sketch idea, and it makes Myers seem more pathetic as a comedian who can only try milking a little more success from a long bygone shtick rather than connect with audiences.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 10:33 a.m. CST

    Austin Powers: Stinkfinger

    by adml_shake

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 10:47 a.m. CST

    I'd rather see Sprockets. Seriously.

    by SnootyBoots

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 10:57 a.m. CST

    the third austin powers movie...

    by emeraldboy

    i seem to recall there were a lot of problems during the making of that film. i cant think why? there was I seem to recall a row with the makers of the bond franchise over the name, goldmember. and other delays. long gaps between films is never a good idea. and indy 4 is proof of that.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 10:58 a.m. CST

    AP grew on me with each movie

    by Autodidact

    If there are two things I hate, it's racists.... and Belgians!

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 11:02 a.m. CST

    That's weird

    by Autodidact

    There was a whole first paragraph on my post that was omitted.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 11:02 a.m. CST

    I might rather see Sprockets as well

    by Autodidact

    Maybe Dieter could just show up in an AP movie though.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 11:06 a.m. CST

    re austin powers

    by emeraldboy

    I always prefered myers as dr evil for some reason and thought those parts of the movies worked. and verne troyer was just great as mini me. I liked the first film as a comedic romp and I absolutely hated the second and third. i found fat bastard's introduction in the second movie to one of the repulsive and genuinely revolting things that I have ever seen. third one was just offensive. and it was a vanity project.

  • Good grief.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 12:05 p.m. CST


    by KilliK


  • Aug. 13, 2011, 12:07 p.m. CST

    I remember Meyers saying a while back he wanted to do...

    by Mitch

    a National Lampoon's Vacation syle road trip movie with Dr. Evil, Scott, and family driving cross country. No Austin Powers, just Evil. I think that would be the way to go. Doesn't sound like that's still in the cards though

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 12:08 p.m. CST

    He should've did that Dieter movie

    by seasider

    or something more original. Heck I'd even watch him playing the 3rd Mckenzie brother in a Strange Brew sequel than another Austin Powers.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 12:09 p.m. CST

    wrath of fett:

    by UltraTron

    It's always fun listening to people without any idea what's happening around them. It's like you don't speak Spanish and everyone is talking in Spanish and you understand anything but hola. To give you some idea- the powers character was funny because it spoofed several micheal kane spy flicks that came out after bond became popular in the 60s. Kane had the same glasses in some of these films and wasn't exactly Sean Connery but he got the babes. This is why Kane played austin's dad in the 3rd film. Now grow and learn my friend. Research and extrapolate the old world that once was. See through the eyes of history. Then return to the films and see if understanding reveals more humor you didn't know was there. As you age and gain experience you will find that new entertainments appeal to you. Or no. You might just be another lost, un-washed soul who will never blossom into a well rounded individual. Not defending this series when I say this. Just in general.

  • is not to be trusted. They're some of the worst, garbage movies ever made. I can see how a 5-9 year old might find them funny but that's about it.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 1:19 p.m. CST

    yeah Baby!!!!!!

    by paul

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 1:21 p.m. CST

    yeah Baby!!!!!!

    by paul

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 1:21 p.m. CST

    yeah Baby!!!!!!

    by paul

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 1:50 p.m. CST

    Half Excited

    by TinkerTIW

    I could give a shit about Austin Powers, but Dr. Evil would be a sight for sore eyes.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 1:50 p.m. CST

    @ultratron you are talking about the Harry Palmer character

    by KilliK

    that Kain portrayed in several movies.although he is a spy character,he is not that similar with James Bond,you might even argue that he is the anithesis of him. but yeah Austin Powers has been influenced from that character although he is making more fun of the James Bond movies. But the best James Bond parody will always be Thanasis Veggos's Thou Vou Agent 000.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 2:12 p.m. CST

    Is it an EVIL sequel?

    by SmokieGeezer

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 2:27 p.m. CST

    Brooklyn Decker & Megan Fox!!!!!!!!

    by BlueShift

    They're cheap, they're available, and they're hot as hell! Fuck yeah! Blond and Brunette, rockin' bodies, don't overlook this, Myers! I know you're reading this!

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 2:35 p.m. CST

    AUSTIN: THE SPY WHO SHREK'D ME! Boom! Two birds in one stone.

    by Mr. Pricklepants

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 2:36 p.m. CST


    by Mr. Pricklepants

    Where's that goddamn edit function?

  • So I guess this means they're getting closer to getting it right. I came late to this series, saw the third one first and then went backwards. Ended up really enjoying them, even though I thought I hated them. Goldmember has been on cable lately and it does hold up surprisingly well. Hopefully Michael Caine can show up in the new one as well. Dude is almost 80, we need to get him in as many films as we can with a quickness.

  • I like some of Myers juvenile comedy work, so I have nothing against him personally. But I thought his appearance in "Inglourious Basterds" brought the film to a jarring halt while he was on screen. It was like watching Mike Myers do a comedic take on a military intel man who was doing a serious take on a comedic Mike Myers role. Just really embarassing, especially when you put him on screen against Michael Fassbender.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 3:20 p.m. CST

    The first one was great

    by JonQuixote

    I don't know why they remade it twice with the same cast though.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 3:29 p.m. CST

    Two and three suffered from too much Dr. Evil. The charm of Austin

    by Dennis_Moore

    being like Cap, man out of time, was lost, and it got bogged down with gross-out humor.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 3:35 p.m. CST

    Will Austin Powers time travel into the future?

    by scriptgirl_nipples

    It's the only place to go.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 3:46 p.m. CST

    Austin Powers had some funny in it.

    by Nem_Wan

    If you didn't laugh at the steamroller gag take the stick out of your ass already.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 4:08 p.m. CST

    I am SO Excited about the Austin Powers Movie!

    by Morgan Polen

    I saw the first one, I kinda laughed, but mostly thought it was crude humor and nothing worth watching. I was in Singapore when the Second AP came out, my friends had seen it the week before and wanted to see it again. I rolled my eyes and went, just because they were so keen on the movie, and there was not much else to do on a Friday night. You See the AP movies and the juvenile humor may not get to you at first, because it is so much like a 10 to 12 (pre-teen) kind of humor. But if you relax, and kind of remember the glee you had telling your first toilet joke to your friends laughing at such non-sense. Once you get into that mind set, or smoke a doob suddenly this humor is the best thing you have ever seen. It is crude, silly, a little dirty. It is like MM never grew out of the pre-teen dirty joke mode. I loved AP 2, went back and saw AP 1 and really laughed even though I had seen it before, but my mode was different. AP 3 was great and I have since gone back and laughed equally as hard. I liked the Love Guru, but saw some of the same jokes, in fact a lot of the Wayne's World Jokes are in the AP movies. The thing about the AP movies is they don't take themselves seriously, you should not either. These are not movies that work hard to make you laugh, they assume your in a silly mode or could just retire your higher functioning brain for 2 hours so you can tickle your inner 12 year old and have a stress busting good time, and not feel all intellectual. I say to those that think it is not funny, to take the doob test and watch an AP movie. If you don't crack up, you are too old mentally and such are doomed to finding your humor in the likes of the New Yorker or watching Dane Cook movies.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 4:29 p.m. CST

    Gritty reboot parody

    by David Cloverfield

    Perfect for it. Cannibal Fat Bastard, shadowy Dr. Evil, tragic Scott...

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 4:44 p.m. CST

    Wonder how many dick jokes they'll cram into this movie (nt)

    by Triple_J_72

    ... I think I just made a dick joke right there.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 5:15 p.m. CST

    We Need This Movie As Much As We Need a Fuckin MIB 3

    by plisskenman

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 5:15 p.m. CST

    or MIB 4

    by plisskenman

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 5:35 p.m. CST


    by TreyStoller

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 5:42 p.m. CST

    @kammich I agree, he felt out of place

    by sunwukong86

    The scene in general didnt work for me, but Myers just seemed like he didnt belong.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 6:26 p.m. CST

    Well there is no pleasing you!

    by fiester

    I enjoy all the Austin Powers movies. It's interesting that the third was, upon repeated watching, has steadily become my favorite on account of the sublime weirdness that is the Goldmember character. But all the flicks hold up. They are goofy and funny. I look forward to a return to form with Austin vs. Scott Evil

  • Austin Powers 3; Shit in your mouth; Austin Powers 4; Mike Myers has a lot to answer for.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 7:24 p.m. CST

    Agreed kammich

    by rerecio

    Myers felt completely out of place in that movie.

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 8:02 p.m. CST


    by Orionsangels

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 8:04 p.m. CST

    I was watching "In Living Color" on VH-1 today. I got the idea...

    by Orionsangels

    Why not time travel back to the early 90's? The hair-due's and colorful fashions were ridiculous!

  • Aug. 13, 2011, 9:54 p.m. CST

    The Love Guru

    by carraway

    The Love Guru was sooo bad that it actually contaminated my previously positive feelings toward the Austin Powers films. And, lets face it Goldmember was a sign of things to come. So, not so interested in anything Mike Myers anymore.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 1:12 a.m. CST

    Myers has NOT signed anything yet.

    by captain Jake

    according to New Line knows nothing about this and Myers turned down an offer awhile back.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 2:07 a.m. CST


    by Dennis_Moore

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 6:31 a.m. CST

    Victim of its own success

    by bill

    The problem for Myers (who I rate as a genuine comedic acting talent; just really bad at choosing roles [I'm looking at You Cat in the Hat]) is that any Austin Powers follow up would only be a self parody. The first films were So good they changed the genre they originally parodied. By holding a mirror up to the campiness of the old style Bond/Spy films, we got Bourne and the grumpy-but-gritty new Bond; so unless he takes the piss out of rapid-fire kali martial arts fights, and car chases through increasingly tighter and tighter French side streets, I'm afraid two of the most original movie characters are going to become sad deflated and desperate.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 6:56 a.m. CST

    I'd laugh it was totally dark like the Danial Craig Bonds

    by Papa CaveDweller

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 7:14 a.m. CST

    Should of happened 6 years ago. Myers seems off the boil now.

    by Arkhaminmate001

    I loved the other movies but i think all the ground has been covered. It's been quite a while since Myers had a hit movie - that guru thing was just awful - hope it is as good as the other 3.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 10:09 a.m. CST

    dude doesn't need to work thanks to Shrek

    by Rupee88

    He made tens of million$ just from a few days work doing the voice for those.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 10:39 a.m. CST

    So if Beyonce was in the 3rd

    by HapaPapa72

    You know Mike'll try to shanghai Lady Gaga into this. Or maybe Bieber. Dear God.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 12:16 p.m. CST

    kesselrunner actually hit upon it...

    by Orbots Commander

    The Austin Powers movies were all about spoofing the tired run of Bond movies (starring Pierce Brosnan) at the time. With Bourne and Daniel Craig's Bond being the 'new' cliche or standard, whatever your view on that is, will the new Powers poke them at that? If they just rehash the older Austin Powers movies, I think any new entry will appear and drift away fairly quickly. A good approach will be to spoof a 'darker and grittier Austin Powers' with the quick cut, shaky cam lampooning of the Paul Greengrass directing style.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 1:03 p.m. CST

    the shrek voice cast are the highest paid voice over artists

    by emeraldboy

    in history. myers, diaz and murphy, got for the first one 20 million each and then for the sequels all got. 25 million each. why they need to work if they have over 100 million in the bank is beyond me.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 2:06 p.m. CST

    Take Mike fucking Myers and..

    by malificus

    .. every single person on this board, and worldwide for that matter, who actually likes this shit on film and launch them into the sun I say. It's the only heavenly body that comes close to burning with the intensity of my hatred for this talentless idiot and those that support him. How far can you stretch a stupid-assed, shit-eating grin anyway? Can you base an entire career on one? Myers has, but only because dolts continue to support him. You retards deserve each other.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 3:03 p.m. CST

    Unfortunately this'll feature Seth Green again

    by John

    That final shot in Goldmember when he becomes the arch-villain in his father's place, swears vengeance and spazzes out before the freeze frame and the end credits was fucking horrendous. Just gay. I can't stand that ugly ginger dwarf. If he's not in it, and they don't re-milk all the same old gags in Dr Evil's lair with Robert Wagner and that German bitch, and if they tone down the scat jokes , it might be ok. Who am I kidding, it's gonna be fucking terrible. And it'll still make hundreds of millions.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 5:08 p.m. CST

    Austin Powers: For Your Thighs Only

    by brodiebruce_405

    or Thunderballs or BrownEye... The first AP is a stone cold classic like the Wayne's World films. Austin Powers 2 was awful catchphrase-repeating, midget biting genital, referencing other movies without bothering to spoof them, BULL SH I T! I am told 3 is more of the same. A shame, the first was great and two was HORRIBLE so I skipped it.

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 8:18 p.m. CST


    by Curious_Jorge

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 8:18 p.m. CST


    by Curious_Jorge

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 8:20 p.m. CST


    by Curious_Jorge

  • Aug. 14, 2011, 9:53 p.m. CST

    Kill Seth Green's character please

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

    Seth Green has far more confidence and self belief that any ginger should be allowed to have

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 12:57 a.m. CST

    emeraldboy...Why do they need the work?

    by conspiracy

    Because Cocaine is a Hell of a drug...;and so is motherfucking fame and all the trappings that come with it. THAT'S why these folks keep doing it.

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 2:37 a.m. CST

    Groovy Baby

    by Ryan N

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 4:15 a.m. CST


    by MajorFrontbum

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 5:19 a.m. CST


    by Richie

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 8:10 a.m. CST

    guaranteed there will be a knotted rope/testicles interface

    by IWasInJuniorHighDickhead

    I agree that dark would be the way to go. Would be the best (and presumably most expensive) practical joke ever. Public swarming to see it and people coming out crying, awesome.

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 8:52 a.m. CST

    AUSTIN POWERS 4: Mike Myers Gotta Eat

    by Rob

    (and pay alimony)

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 9 a.m. CST

    Property Of A Ladyboy

    by Nerfee

    Heed! move yer big Heed!

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 10:15 a.m. CST

    Sequels to late 90s movies? Is this the next cash cow?

    by kidicarus

    How about Reindeer Games 2? She's All That Returns? Go: Faster? The Rise of Talented Mr. Ripley?

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 11:14 a.m. CST

    The AP movies were more of a rip off of:

    by jawaburger

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 11:15 a.m. CST


    by jawaburger

    The In Like Flint and Our Man Flint movies, which were a parody of spy movies.

  • Aug. 15, 2011, 3:05 p.m. CST

    The Rise of Austin Powers

    by Shankapotomus


  • Aug. 16, 2011, 9:26 a.m. CST

    Can we please...

    by Squilookle

    resist the urge to make it all about gross shit jokes? It's like the second and third movies came from a completely different planet to the first.