“Goon: Last of the Enforcers” premiered in Canada on March 17, but it’s finally coming to American theatres on Sept. 1. The sequel to the widely popular 2011 film “Goon” once again features Seann William Scott as Doug Glatt, but this time also features plenty of appearances from current hockey players, including Tyler Seguin and Michael Del Zotto. This time around, Glatt is considering retirement due to injuries, but a challenge arises when a new player in the league questions his status as the league's best fighter.
The original film was a box office success, raking in between $6.48 – $7 million. The movie was a hit among critics, with Rotten Tomatoes showcasing 82% positive reviews from 104 critics.
Director Jay Baruchel went on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to talk about the upcoming sequel and share some of his thoughts on the sport of hockey.
The movie is rated “R” with a warning that includes “pervasive language, crude sexual content and bloody sports violence”. Fans likely know what they’re in for.
Will you be checking out the “Goon” sequel?