Reports: Rick Moranis returning for 'Honey, I Shrunk the Kids' sequel

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Rick Moranis is reportedly coming back to the big screen with a sequel in the "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" series. It will be his first theatrical role in over a quarter-century.

体育投注Multiple reports, including from and The indicate the new movie will simply be called "Shrunk." Josh Gad will reportedly play Moranis' son.

体育投注It will be the fourth film in the series following "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" (1989), "Honey, I Blew Up the Kid" (1992) and the straight-to-video "Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves" (1997).

Actor Rick Moranis is shown in May 1994. The location is not known. (AP Photo)

体育投注Moranis played Wayne Szalinski, a scientist whose kids stumble upon his discovery of how to shrink things.

While the 1997 film was his last movie role until now, Moranis, 66, has not appeared on the big screen since "Little Giants" in 1994.

体育投注In a 2015 feature by , Moranis explained he had not retired, but stepped away from acting in 1997 after his wife, Ann, died of breast cancer,. He wanted to focus on raising his two kids.

体育投注He reportedly was approached to take part in the 2016 "Ghostbusters" reboot and the upcoming "Ghostbusters: Afterlife," but declined. Moranis played dorky attorney Louis Tully in the first two "Ghostbusters" films.

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