Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996) – WTF Happened to This Horror Movie?

The new episode of the WTF Happened to This Horror Movie? video series digs into the creature feature sequel Tremors II: Aftershocks

We’re getting this week started with a new episode of the WTF Happened to This Horror Movie? video series, and with this one we’re digging into the story behind Tremors II: Aftershocks (watch it HERE) – the first direct-to-video sequel to the 1990 creature feature classic Tremors. Kevin Bacon didn’t return for this one, but Fred Ward and Michael Gross did… and Graboids weren’t the only things they had to worry about. Find out all about it by checking out the video embedded above!

Directed by S.S. Wilson, who also wrote the screenplay with Brent Maddock, Tremors II: Aftershocks has the following synopsis: After spending all the reward money from his first encounter with the giant, man-eating worms, the Graboids, Earl Bassett agrees to hunt more deadly creatures at a Mexican oil refinery for $50,000 each. Knowing he can’t take on the monsters alone, Earl recruits Burt Gummer, another veteran of the Nevada incident, to provide the weapons. However, Graboids are evolving to attack above ground…

Ward and Gross were joined in the cast by Christopher Gartin, Helen Shaver, Marcelo Tubert, Marco Hernandez, José Rosario, and Thomas Rosales Jr.

This is what the WTF Happened to This Horror Movie series is all about: Hollywood has had its fair share of historically troubled productions. Whether it was casting changes, actor deaths, fired directors, in-production rewrites, constant delays, budget cuts or studio edits, these films had every intention to be a blockbuster, but were beset with unforeseen disasters. Sometimes huge hits, sometimes box office bombs. Either way, we have to ask: WTF Happened To This Horror Movie?

The Tremors II: Aftershocks episode of WTF Happened to This Horror Movie? was Written and Edited by Ric Solomon, Narrated by Travis Hopson, Produced by Lance Vlcek and John Fallon, and Executive Produced by Berge Garabedian.

A couple of the previous episodes of the show can be seen below. To see more, head over to our JoBlo Horror Originals YouTube channel – and subscribe while you’re there!

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