Jeff Bridges teases return of The Dude

Jeff Bridges teases return of The Dude

A Big Lebowski sequel to be announced? Super Bowl ad? The Dude teases announcement of something on Twitter

It's been a couple of years since we last heard rumour of a sequel to The Big Lebowski and Jeff Bridges himself has said there'll never be a follow up while doing the rounds in 2017 for the 20 year anniversary. But the star just dropped a huge hint on Twitter that that might not be the case.

In the tweet, Bridges cryptically states, 'Can't be living in the past, man. Stay tuned,' and with it a video of The Dude, resplendent in his famous cardigan, sandals, lounging pants and sunnies, walking into frame and slyly giving us a knowing laugh. Tumbleweed reveals a date of 2.3.19.

Sunday 3 February is the date of the Super Bowl, so our theory is keep an eye on those Super Bowl ads, because this might be when we get the full reveal. Course, it might just be that The Dude is appearing in a Super Bowl ad... in which case this is particularly cruel. If not, well, they say Hollywood has run out of ideas, but sometimes, just sometimes, that's fine by us.

Come back, Dude, we need you right now.

More to come...

The Big Lebowski

  • 4 stars
  • 1997
  • US
  • 1h 53min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen (uncredited)
  • Written by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
  • Cast: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Julianne Moore

The Coen brothers give their unique twist to a Chandler-esque LA noir, as 70s hippy throwback Jeff 'The Dude' Lebowski (Bridges) is drawn into the sordid affairs of his millionaire namesake. Suddenly he has to sleuth his way through disorganised crime. Trademark oddball characters, surreal imagery and excellent…