Elf is a popular Christmas fantasy comedy. However, if you were curious to know whether there will be a sequel to Elf or not then here is all information. James Caan made it clear that there won’t be a sequel to Elf. And the reason is that Will Ferrell and Jon Favreau did not get along. For those who don’t know Jon Favreau is the director of the Christmas fantasy comedy Elf.
Will there be a sequel to Christmas fantasy comedy Elf? James Caan says No.
Undoubtedly, Elf is one of the greatest Christmas movies that grossed $220.4 million worldwide. Not only this, but Elf is also rated as the best Christmas film of the 21st century by Fandango. The story of Elf revolves around a human named Buddy who is raised by the elves of Santa. However, when he gets to know about this, he starts his journey to find his biological father. And meanwhile, he spread the Christmas cheer. The role of Buddy is played by Ferrell and that of his biological father by Cann. Other actors of the film include Ed Asner, Daniel Tay, Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen and Bob Newhart. The holiday movie was released in 2003.
Why there won’t be a sequel to Elf?
Here is what Caan told Cleveland’s 92.3 The Fan’s Bull & Fox show. On Friday he said that earlier they were about to do a sequel. However, the director and Will did not get along. He was happy to get a franchise movie. He further added that he thought that he could make some money for his children so that they can do whatever they want. He further said,
“So, Will wanted to do it, he didn’t want the director, and he had it in his contract, it was one of those things.”