It’s been more than two decades since the cinematic masterpiece known as Election first hit theaters and its director, Alexander Payne is still dreaming of a sequel. His only hangup? Payne wants to ensure that it leans more to the Godfather 2 side of the spectrum than Godfather 3. In an interview with Editor-in-Chief Steve Weintraub at Collider’s TIFF media studio at MARBL — during which the duo discussed everything from the helmer’s classics like Sideways to his latest project, The Holdovers — Payne opened up about the status of the Election sequel.
Will debuting The Holdovers at TIFF, Alexander Payne gave a hopeful update about a long-awaited Election sequel.