I Take No Joy In Being Right About The ‘Dundee’ Sequel Being Fake

Dundee (Credit: Screenshot/Twitter Video Australia)

David Hookstead Sports And Entertainment Editor
Font Size:

Sunday night confirmed what I’ve been speculating for weeks.

There will be no “Dundee” sequel, and the whole thing was a fake movie advertisement. The entire stunt was a tourism ad for Australia.

It was a pretty funny and entertaining advertisement, but fake nonetheless.

I’ll admit it, when I saw the first preview I thought this was a very real thing. Why wouldn’t we have thought that? It would have been hilarious. Danny McBride, Margot Robbie and Chris Hemsworth in a movie together would have been epic. As a big McBride fan, I was pretty pumped.

However, it became clear rather quickly that things weren’t adding up. I found no timeline for when the movie was shot, the whole thing appeared out of thin air and I began openly questioning whether or not this was a real movie. I implored people in a group chat to not buy into this being a real movie. I was rebuffed again and again. Nobody wanted to listen to reason.

Trust me, there is no joy in finding out this was fake and my speculation was very much warranted. I wish this had been real. I really do. It’d be better for everybody if I had been wrong, and McBride and Hemsworth were actually doing this movie. Unfortunately, I was right. It’s too bad. We’ll never know what could have been.

Follow David on Twitter