When I was young, originality was everything. A sequel was like a bad word. We’ve gone to the opposite place where [audiences] actually are more excited about a story we know the ending to.

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By: Lana Wachowski

Context:
The filmmaker - in a rare interview with the Los Angeles Times - talking about how the just-released film she made with her brother Andy Wachowski, Jupiter Ascending, might fare at the box office. There's another great quote by Brent Lang, the source article's writer, about the current state of the movie business: "Jupiter Ascending may have crashed and burned, but at least it tried to soar on the strength of its own originality and daring. Its failure makes it harder for other filmmakers to get a chance to take similar risks. In this climate, would The Matrix ever have gotten made?"

source: variety.com,