Originally Posted by Starbeast
I think it was very well done for a micro-budget film, but I thought by now a second installment would have been made by John Carpenter or Dan O'Bannon. Perhaps someone else might create Dark Star 2. Leslie Nielson would have been a great crew memeber if the film was made in the 1980's or 1990's along with Jim Carrey.
This didn't strike me as a "made for a sequel" film. Dan O'Bannon was the real creative force here and his Sgt. Pinback paranoia, tussle with the alien and the failed attempt to reason with the bomb resonate as stand-alone classics of dark humor.