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Why Sicario 2 Failed to Live Up to the Original According to Josh Brolin

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Hollywood has a long history of taking a successful film and tacking on an unnecessary sequel to cash in on the popularity of the original. It has often been the case that following on from a critically and commercially buoyant original picture, Hollywood producers’ eyes are consumed by a giant dollar sign. Such a strategy rarely works out, and there are few better examples of that fact than Denis Villeneuve's 2015 action-thriller Sicario and its 2018 follow-up Sicario: Day of the Soldado.