While some projects are closed, others get the green light. Mike Myers once again appears in the image of Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery scale.
According to the site HitFix, Myers has just signed a contract to shoot in the "Austin Powers 4." Given that the recent films with the actor starring have failed miserably (remember the comedy "Sex Guru"), it is not surprising that Myers returns to the familiar bosom of parody.
While the project has no additional information. It is known that Mike Myers in July 2008, said that he wrote the script for the fourth part.
"The story will be very personal, the main theme will be the relationship of father and son" - said the actor. Given that the third film was dedicated to relationships of Austin Powers and his father, played by Michael Kane, the fourth part tells about Dr. Evil and his little son Scott Evil (Seth Green).
Speaking of Myers, it's worth remembering that he had previously been a very popular member of the program "Saturday Night Live" from which has come two-part film "Wayne's World." Four times the the actors has voiced Shrek's green giant.
Comedy "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery", published in 1997, introduced Myers in two roles. He played a British agent from swinging '60s and his enemy Dr. Evil. Jay Roach picture with a budget of $ 16.5m has earned in worldwide box office 67.7 million and became a hit on video and DVD.
Sequel called "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" was cost 33 million in production, but has collected a total of over $ 310 million. Myers and Roach did not stop there, and three years later was given the third movie with the subtitle "Goldmember" with the bigger budget. The film, which shone in the prologue, Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg, Kevin Spacey and Gwyneth Paltrow, has not held up to 300 million at the box office and seemed to put an end to the franchise.
The last time Mike Myers appeared on the big screen in an episode from Quentin Tarantino in his "Inglourious Basterds".