Cameron Crowe's beloved 1989 rom-com Say Anything ends on a note of wistful optimism, as Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack) joins his true love Diane Court (Ione Skye) on a flight to England.
If you like that ending, stop reading now. Yesterday, Entertainment Weekly reported that Say Anything will be getting a sequel in the form of an NBC TV series — and things didn't work out so well for Lloyd and Diane after all. The official description for the series reveals that "Lloyd Dobler has long since been dumped by Diane Court and life hasn't exactly turned out like he thought. But when Diane surprisingly returns home, Lloyd is inspired to 'dare to be great' once again, get Diane back and reboot his life."
If the new, unhappy coda makes you angry, you're not alone; both John Cusack and Cameron Crowe have taken to Twitter to voice their displeasure with the series and confirm that they have absolutely no creative involvement.
Fortunately for Say Anything fans, there may actually be a happy ending to this story after all; Deadline reports that the studio behind the series has re-evaluated the concept in light of Crowe's objection, and it's "unlikely" the Say Anything TV show would move forward without his approval.