Ali Larter told Sci Fi Wire she originally didn’t want to do the sequel to "Final Destination". "I have to say that, number one, I didn’t plan on coming back," Larter said in an interview while promoting the film. "When we shot the first one, we had no idea there was going to be a sequel at all. And with the first one being such a hit, and so many people really [loving] the movie, then I started hearing through the grapevine that another one may be happening. And then three years had passed since the first one, and I’ve grown on an emotional level and a work level, and I wasn’t really sure if it was something that I wanted to do."
Larter was ultimately convinced, she said, by a strong script that remained true to the spirit of the original. "I felt like the script was really tight, and it was what the first one was about," she said. "This is for the fans of the first one. What they loved about that, they’re getting 10 doses of in this one."
Like the original, Final Destination 2 centers around a teenager who has a premonition of a horrible crash and saves the lives of seven others who would have otherwise died. But the survivors learn there is no escaping death, and perish one by one in seemingly bizarre accidents. This time, the crash takes place on a crowded freeway, rather than an airplane, and the subsequent deaths are even more elaborate and outlandish. "I think it’s definitely a little bit more tongue-in-cheek," Larter said. "I think that they understand the tone of the movie in this one. In the first one, it was just a fluke that it came together, so I think they kind of figured out the formula and brought it back."
Final Destination 2 opens Jan. 31.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.