Mike Myers hints a fourth Austin Powers movie could be coming

With the 20th anniversary of the third Austin Powers movie, 2002’s Austin Powers in Goldmember, coming up in July, star Mike Myers hinted that a fourth movie is coming soon.

The 58-year-old actor was talking to Jess Cagle at his Sirius XM show on Thursday, promoting his new Netflix series The Pentaverate, when asked about the possibility of Austin Powers 4.

While Myers has hinted at a fourth movie for nearly two decades, it seems like he may be closer than ever to making it a reality.

Another sequel: With the 20th anniversary of the third Austin Powers movie, 2002's Austin Powers in Goldmember, coming up in July, star Mike Myers has hinted that a fourth movie is coming soon.

Another sequel: With the 20th anniversary of the third Austin Powers movie, 2002’s Austin Powers in Goldmember, coming up in July, star Mike Myers has hinted that a fourth movie is coming soon.

Interview: The 58-year-old actor was speaking to Jess Cagle on her Sirius XM show on Thursday, promoting her new Netflix series The Pentaverate, when he was asked about the possibility of Austin Powers 4.

Interview: The 58-year-old actor was speaking to Jess Cagle on her Sirius XM show on Thursday, promoting her new Netflix series The Pentaverate, when he was asked about the possibility of Austin Powers 4.

When asked about a fourth Austin Powers movie, Myers said, “I’d love to do one.” I can neither confirm nor deny the existence or non-existence of such a project, whether it exists or not.’

“You know… we’re… you know,” Myers said, while Cagle’s co-host Julia Cunningham added, “It seems so.” I’m sorry. It feels like you want to say yes.

Cagle also teased that it “felt like confirmation that it’s going to be announced”, though Myers kept up the ruse.

I can't confirm: When asked about a fourth Austin Powers movie, Myers said:

Can’t confirm: When asked about a fourth Austin Powers movie, Myers said, “I’d love to do one.” I can neither confirm nor deny the existence or nonexistence of such a project, whether it exists or not.

A yes: 'You know... we're... you know,' Myers said, while Cagle's co-host Julia Cunningham added: 'It feels like.  I'm sorry.  It feels like you want to say yes

A yes: ‘You know… we’re… you know,’ Myers said, while Cagle’s co-host Julia Cunningham added: ‘It feels like. I’m sorry. It feels like you want to say yes

“It was a confirmation of an unconfirmed confirmation,” Myers added of the potential sequel.

Myers created the character of Austin Powers as a tribute to his father, who passed away in 1991, and who introduced him to James Bond and Peter Sellers.

He wrote the screenplay for and starred in 1997’s Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, which was a modest surprise hit with critics and fans, earning $67 million worldwide on a budget of just $13 million.

Not confirmed:

Unconfirmed: “It was an unconfirmed confirmation of confirmation,” Myers added of the potential sequel.

Writer and Star: Wrote the screenplay and starred in 1997's Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, which was a modest surprise hit with critics and fans, earning $67 million worldwide on a budget of just $13 million.

Writer and Star: Wrote the screenplay and starred in 1997’s Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, which was a modest surprise hit with critics and fans, earning $67 million worldwide on a budget of just $13 million.

The 1999 follow-up Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me was a huge success with $312 million worldwide on a budget of $33 million, as was the third film Goldmember ($296 million worldwide on a budget of of $63 million).

He returned as Dr. Evil in a General Motors Super Bowl ad in February, reuniting with franchise stars Seth Green, Rob Lowe and Mindy Sterling.

This is not the first time Myers has hinted at another sequel, declaring in 2005: ‘There is hope! We’re all hanging around and talking to each other’, and in 2007 he added: ‘There’s a fully conceived idea for a fourth one and I can only say it’s from Dr. Evil’s point of view.’

Sequel: The follow-up to 1999's Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me was a smash hit with $312 million worldwide on a $33 million budget, as was the third film Goldmember ($296 million worldwide with a budget of $63 million)

Sequel: The follow-up to 1999’s Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me was a smash hit with $312 million worldwide on a $33 million budget, as was the third film Goldmember ($296 million worldwide with a budget of $63 million)

Jay Roach, who directed all three films: 1997’s Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, 1999’s Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and 2002’s Austin Powers in Goldmember, was said to be directing again in 2008.

Myers and Roach often discussed the possibility of a fourth Austin Powers film in interviews for their other films, with Myers stating in 2018 that the script was already written.

More recently, Myers made similar comments in February on The Today Show, stating that he could “neither confirm nor deny” that a sequel is in the works.

Goldmember: Jay Roach, who directed all three films: 1997's Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, 1999's Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and 2002's Austin Powers in Goldmember, was said to be directing again in 2008.

Goldmember: Jay Roach, who directed all three films: 1997’s Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, 1999’s Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and 2002’s Austin Powers in Goldmember, was said to be directing again in 2008.

Fourth movie: Myers and Roach often discussed the possibility of a fourth Austin Powers movie in interviews for their other movies, with Myers stating in 2018 that the script was already written.

Fourth movie: Myers and Roach often discussed the possibility of a fourth Austin Powers movie in interviews for their other movies, with Myers stating in 2018 that the script was already written.

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