Gallery: 9 Modern Comedies With Major Sequel Potential

One may think there is not much story left with convicted murderer Bernie Tiede, from Richard Linklater’s criminally overlooked Texas-set comedy. In the titular role, Jack Black gave his best performance. Since the film’s 2012 release, Tiede was released from prison to much controversy. (The condition was he live in Austin with Linklater.) Given the success of the comedy’s blend of fiction and documentary, more colorful reaction from the various Carthage citizens on the recent events would be sublime. Meanwhile, given the speculation of how Linklater’s film helped to change the verdict, there is much room for sly meta-commentary.