When I talked to Sean Patrick Flanery in 2008 in conjunction with the release of “The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles” on DVD, I made a point of asking him about the long-rumored sequel to his classic cult film, “Boondock Saints.” This was his teasing response:

“Well, the rumor is…well, I’m not officially supposed to say anything, because Sony doesn’t…they want to make their own announcement, so I’ll let them. But, uh, I think just me saying that they’re going to be making an announcement kinda gives you your answer!”

So it did. And now, a year and a half after that conversation, we’re finally going to see “Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day” hit theaters in limited release on October 30th.

But, hey, why wait? Here are the first five minutes of the film to whet your appetite: