See the full gallery. Two years after the life-altering events in Grease , Sandy's cousin Michael, a straight-laced English student, is the new guy at Rydell High. Stephanie, the Pink Ladies' foxy blonde leader, is about to break up with Johnny, the T-Birds' leader, but she still likes her men dangerous, even as Michael starts to attract her attention. Now Michael needs to up his game: learn how to ride a motorcycle and transform himself into Stephanie's hot leather-clad fantasy.
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When Grease was released in cinemas in , its producers were all too aware of the power of a sequel. By then, film-goers were growing accustomed to successful movies spawning sequels, and Hollywood was relying on them to hook in an audience already sold on the original. More like this: - The most outrageous film ever made? So it seemed a no-brainer that Paramount Studios should decide to produce a sequel. At one point there were plans for a four-film franchise and a spin-off TV series. Despite having almost twice the budget of the first film, it barely made back its costs. It might even have ruined a few careers. And yet in the almost four decades since its release, Grease 2 has emerged as a cult favourite.
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Grease 2 is a American musical romantic comedy film and the sequel to the film Grease , which is based upon the musical of the same name by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Originally titled More Grease , the film was produced by Allan Carr and Robert Stigwood , and directed and choreographed by Patricia Birch , who also choreographed the first film and the Broadway musical. It takes place two years after the original film at Rydell High School, set in the — school year, with an almost entirely new cast, led by actors Maxwell Caulfield and Michelle Pfeiffer in her first starring role. The film, now known for being the breakout roles for Pfeiffer and Christopher McDonald , was otherwise poorly received, with Grease co-creator Jim Jacobs who did not have any involvement with Grease 2 particularly displeased with it. It is , two years after the original Grease ended. The first day of school has arrived "Alma Mater" from the original musical as Principal McGee and her secretary Blanche react in horror as the students, among them the new T-Birds and Pink Ladies, arrive at high school "Back to School Again". The Pink Ladies are now led by Stephanie Zinone, who feels she has "outgrown" her relationship with her ex-boyfriend Johnny Nogerelli, the arrogant and rather immature new leader of the T-Birds. A new arrival comes in the form of clean-cut English student Michael Carrington a cousin of Sandy Olsson from the previous film. He is welcomed and introduced to the school atmosphere by Frenchy, who was asked by Sandy to help show Michael around.