'The Sandlot' prequel in the works, report says

A prequel to "The Sandlot" is in the works, according to a report from Variety.

20th Century Fox is in the early stages of developing a movie that would take place before the classic baseball comedy.

David Mickey Evans, the original director and writer of the 1993 film, is working on the project, the report said.

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PF Flyers is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the iconic 1993 baseball film by introducing the Sandlot Center Hi.

The film's 25th anniversary was celebrated this year.

It's been two and a half decades since Scotty, Benny the Jet, Ham, Squints and their baseball-loving buddies faced off with The Beast. In honor of the anniversary, the family film returned to theaters for a weekend in July.
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