(ˈsiːkwəˌlaɪz) or


vb (tr)
to create a sequel to (something, for example a film or a book)
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(ˈsi kwəˌlaɪz)
v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make a sequel to: to sequelize a hit movie.
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Other flops, such as "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising," "Ride Along 2" and "The Huntsman: Winter's War" raise questions about the knee-jerk impulse to sequelize: Were these characters so beloved, and were their stories so rich, that audiences demanded part two?
"They're going to run out of properties to sequelize or movies and TV shows to rip off," suggests another agent.
Pulling the trigger on which film to sequelize depends on the appeal of the characters.
They innovate, rather than sequelize. They're given more latitude to run their businesses--within reason, that is.