Rick Moranis Returning For Disney’s ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ Sequel

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Deadline confirms that Rick Moranis has closed a deal to return for Disney’s next sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.

In 1989, Disney’s Honey, I Shrunk the Kids introduced audiences to Rick Moranis as the eccentric scientist and inventor named Wayne Szalinski. Now, Deadline reports that Rick Moranis has closed a deal to reprise the role in Disney’s upcoming Honey, I Shrunk the Kids sequel titled Shrunk.

Disney’s Honey, I Shrunk the Kids sequel will center on Josh Gad as the adult son of Rick Moranis’ Wayne Szalinski, Nick, who aspires to be a great scientist like his father and ends up accidentally repeating his dad’s mistake by shrinking the kids. Josh Gad will star as Nick Szalinski opposite Rick Moranis, with original Honey, I Shrunk the Kids director Johnston returning to helm the sequel from Disney from a screenplay written by Todd Rosenberg.

The outlet notes that the Honey, I Shrunk the Kids sequel will be produced for the theatrical side as opposed to Disney Plus.

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The news of Rick Moranis’ return for the latest Honey, I Shrunk the Kids sequel will likely come as a welcomed surprise to many. After his wife died of cancer in 1991, Rick Moranis began slowly moving away from public life to focus his time on being a full-time father. Since 1997, Rick Moranis has not appeared in any live-action films, although he has provided his voice to some animated projects and participated in TV specials.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Rick Moranis’ return in Disney’s Honey, I Shrunk the Kids sequel as it develops!

Source: Deadline

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