Jack Black ‘Thinking About’ Makes ‘Tenacious D’ + ‘School of Rock’ Movie Sequels

Jack Black‘s love of rock has crossed over into his film career a few times, and it Persistent D the singer reveals that he would like to revisit two of his rock-centric films. While speaking with SiriusXM’s Caity Babs, Black was asked about the potential for sequels The rock school and Persistent D in Destiny’s Choiceshares his desire for more.

While riffing during the interview, Black was asked if there might be sequels, and he replied, “Yep. Both. Breaking news. We’re thinking about doing both.” Kyle Gass then added, “It’s a hybrid—a school of D.”

The rock school starred Black as musician-turned-fake substitute Dewey Finn, who inspired his class to pick up instruments and become musicians. The 2003 film later spawned a TV series in 2016 that ran for three seasons. In the meantime Persistent D in Destiny’s Choice was a more autobiographical film that followed the duo’s quest to become the biggest band of all time.

Babs complimented the duo on both films and the influence they had on a young generation of wannabe musicians, inspiring them to pursue their dreams. “We strive to inspire, but we also discourage sometimes,” Black cracked, jokingly adding, “If we feel like you’ve tried and we’ve seen what you’ve done and we don’t think you rock, then should stop rocking. We do both. We build them up and we tear them down.”

There has been talk of a sequel Persistent D in Destiny’s Choice earlier, but so far the duo has not yet come forward with the follow-up.

While the pair didn’t elaborate further on their film plans, they said they had “a very big project coming up,” later adding that there was “a concept album coming down the pike.”

Tenacious D speaks to SiriusXM’s Caity Babs

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