I Used To Be Famous 2: Will There Be An Another Sequel For The Movie? Here’s What We Know About A Sequel

If you’ve seen and appreciated the film I Used to Be Famous, which is currently available to stream on Netflix, you might be interested in seeing a sequel.

I Used To Be Famous 2: Will There Be One? Or will this film be remembered as a one-hit wonder? As of this writing, the following is all we know:

I Used To Be Famous 2

I Used To Be Famous 2

What is ‘I Used To Be Famous’ about?

The main characters of the film are Stevie, an autistic youngster with a true knack for drumming, and Vince, a former boy band star who now scrapes a livelihood busking on the streets of London.

Vince sees a possibility for a second shot at stardom when he learns of Stevie’s abilities. After becoming friends, Vince and Stevie decide to create a band. However, their first performance is a fiasco because some audience members make fun of one of Vince’s songs and are rude to Stevie.

When Stevie’s mother starts to worry about the boy’s safety, she prevents Vince from seeing her son. Both Vince and Stevie find this upsetting, but as the film goes on, the two figure out a means to keep their friendship going. Read our review and our article on the movie’s ending to find out more about it.

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Will there be an ‘I Used To Be Famous 2’?

Although a sequel has not yet been announced, this doesn’t necessarily indicate that it will never be made.

Netflix might take the possibility into consideration if the movie’s audience popularity is high and if its devotees ask for a sequel.

The first movie’s main stars’ availability will also affect whether a sequel happens.

While Ed Skrien, who plays Vince in the picture, is currently shooting Rebel Moon, his IMDB page indicates that he has no other projects in the works. Theoretically, if Netflix and the movie’s director, Eddie Sternberg, are amenable to the idea, he might have the chance to start working on a sequel as early as next year.

Leo Long, the young actor who plays Stevie in the film, would also be a determining factor in a sequel. This ardent folk singer is autistic, just like his persona, and he’s committed to making the entertainment industry more accommodating of actors and musicians with disabilities (according to his IMDB page). Therefore, it’s possible that he agrees to produce a sequel in order to advance his career as well as the careers of other challenged performers, like those who appeared in the original film.

There is definitely room for a second film, and maybe even a third, but we’ll just have to wait and see until we hear officially!

What could happen in ‘I Used To Be Famous 2’?

Vince made the decision to forego his second chance at success at the conclusion of the first film. He made the decision that his friendship with Stevie was far more significant than anything else. This choice was probably influenced by a previous error he made when he chose to join his band on a lengthy tour rather than doing the most important thing—spending time with his dying brother.

Vince came to the realization that a reunion tour with one of his former bandmates was less significant than their friendship and his capacity to support the young teen’s desire than the fact that Stevie wasn’t dying.

The sequel can pick up with Stevie and Vince reforming their band and touring with their distinctive style of music. The movie may be a road trip drama similar to Rain Man, which also centered on a connection between two people, one of whom had autism, if Stevie’s mother were to be left behind.

This is simply conjecture, but if you have your own ideas for a story, please share them with us in the comment box below.

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When could ‘I Used To Be Famous 2’ be released?

If the director and cast are available to work on a sequel, it might be published the following year. But as we have mentioned, Netflix employees will also have final say. The streaming behemoth is more likely to hasten the creation of a sequel if the film is a success.

I Used To Be Famous 2

I Used To Be Famous 2

I Used To Be Famous Plot Synopsis

This is about Vince, a former member of a boy band who has fallen on hard times, and Stevie, a young man with autism who is a good drummer.

When Vince sees how talented Stevie is, he befriends him and starts a band with him. When Vince is asked to go on a tour with a successful former bandmate, he has to decide whether to leave Stevie behind to get a second chance at fame or to support Stevie and keep their friendship going.

So, does Vince choose to be famous over being friends? Let’s pay more attention to the movie.

How do Vince and Stevie meet?

Vince’s music career ended when his boy band broke up, unlike that of his famous bandmate Austin. Vince now plays music on the street to make money, but no one seems to like him or his music.

His luck changes when Stevie sits down next to him on a bench and they play music together. Stevie uses the bench as a drum, and it’s clear that he has skills as a drummer.

Because of Stevie, a lot of people gather around them and use their cell phones to film the two musicians. Amber, Stevie’s mom, shows up and pulls him away, but Vince sees Stevie again when he sees him and his mom going into a church hall.

Here, he sees Stevie’s music therapy group for the first time and gets a second chance to see how talented the teen is. Vince’s music teacher, Dia, asks him to join them, and he does. They all play drums together.

Later, Vince finds out that the videos of him and Stevie performing on the bench have gone viral. He uses this to get a gig at a local pub, but he hasn’t asked Stevie to play with him yet, so his next step is to get the boy’s OK.

Does the gig go ahead?

Vince goes to Stevie and Amber’s house and asks to join them for tea and jammie dodgers. Stevie is excited about the gig after telling them about it, but Amber is worried about her son’s safety and doesn’t want Stevie to play in front of a big crowd.

Vince and Amber fight, and Stevie has a panic attack because of it. Amber is impressed that Vince is able to calm him down by recreating the drumming session from the music therapy group. Because of this, she agrees to the job on a whim.

Then, Stevie and Vince practice their act, and Vince learns more about Stevie, his love of music, and his wish to go to college for music.

The day of the gig comes, and Vince and Stevie take the stage after another act is done. Everything goes well, and the two do a great job, but when Vince sings one song too many, some people in the crowd start to get antsy. One man is especially rude, and he makes fun of the pots and pans Stevie is using as drums.

Vince gets angry and hits the man back. He and Stevie are then kicked out of the pub. When Austin, who was invited to the gig by Vince, sees his former bandmate picking himself up off the street, this embarrassing moment becomes even more embarrassing.

Vince tells Austin to leave and then checks on Stevie to make sure he is okay. Unfortunately, Amber is very angry, and she tells Vince to never come near her son again.

Does Vince stay away from Stevie?

Vince is sad when he finds out he can’t see Stevie, so he goes back home.

We find out a little more about Vince’s past here. He shows home movies of himself and his younger brother Ted, and we get to see the band they made when they were kids. Then, through flashbacks, we find out that Ted died and that Vince didn’t come to his brother’s bedside because he had to be with his band.

Vince still seems to feel bad about what happened, so he goes to his mother to ask for his brother’s harmonica. She tells him through tears that she has no idea where it is.

After he apologizes, Amber is a little more open to his relationship with her son, and all three of them go to the music therapy group. Here, Vince is asked to take charge of the group because it’s clear that he can connect with the other students.

Vince thinks about the offer, but when Austin calls him later, he has to make a different choice.

I Used to be Famous (2022) release date

The film will be released on Netflix on the 16th of September 2022. 

I Used to be Famous cast

  • Ed Skrein
  • Leo Long
  • Eleanor Matsuura
  • Stanley Morgan
  • Eoin Macken
  • Lorraine Ashbourne
  • Neil Stuke
  • Kurt Egyiawan

The production team 

Here is the team behind it all:

  • Eddie Sternberg 
  • Zak Klein
  • Paul Grindey
  • James R.M. Hunt
  • Damian Jones
  • Collie McCarthy
  • Christopher Pencakowski
  • John Palfery Smith
I Used to Be Famous (2022 Movie) Cast (Actor/Actress Name) Role/Character/Act As
Ed Skrein Vince
Leo Long Stevie
Eleanor Matsuura Amber (Stevie’s Mother)
Eoin Macken Austin
Lorraine Ashbourne Cheryl
Neil Stuke Dennis
Stanley Morgan Young Vince
Jamie Wannell Ted (14 Years old)
Kurt Egyiawan Dia
Rachel Kwok Fan of the Concert
Richard Sutar Press photographer
Jack Minton Sammy
Alex Cowgill Football Lad
Jennifer Joseph Riviera Manager
Gsus Lopez Stylist
Zara Flynn Concert Fan
Zena Rowe Concert Fan
Jyo Miarkali concert-Crowd
Cain Aiden Funeral attendee

Quick Wiki:

Movie Name I Used to Be Famous
Music David M Saunders
Written By Eddie Sternberg, Zak Klein
Director Name Eddie Sternberg
Producer Name Paul Grindey, James R.M. Hunt, Damian Jones,
Collie McCarthy, Christopher Pencakowski,
John Palfery Smith
Production Company Forty Foot Pictures, Viewfinder
Genre Musical Drama
Shooting Location London, England, UK
Release Date September 16, 2022
Language English
Platform Netflix

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