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Published November 2, 2022

Vince Vaughn wants to make 'Dodgeball 2,' but Ben Stiller is nervous about a sequel

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Eighteen years ago, Dodgeball teams started popping up everywhere because of the film "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story."

Now, there are rumblings that Vince Vaughn, who starred in the original, is leading the charge for a sequel, "Dodgeball 2."

The 2004 comedy starred Vaughn and Ben Stiller as rival gym owners who square off in a dodgeball tournament. Justin Long co-starred as one of the team members.

In a recent interview with Comicbook.com, Long explained that Vaughn has a perfect pitch for a sequel, but there's one catch. Or should I say dodge? They need Ben Stiller back to pull it off.

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"Ben is a little trepidatious about doing a sequel to something so beloved, something that people enjoy so much" Long told the outlet"

"It's very risky, and you don't wanna s--t on the original, you want something just as good. So I think he's a little wary of trying to recreate something that was very specific to that time, but I hope he comes around on it".

"Vince is a very convincing person, so I'm just hoping Vince can convince him with his idea. It's a funny idea, I don't want to say what it is."

Justin Long- interview with comicbook.com

So, until Vaughn can convince Stiller of a sequel, we'll have to relive the old highlights.

feature image from Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story." via youtube

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