Carnahan sprak daarbij klare taal: "As much fun as I had making that movie, I dont want to get tied up in that whole world of sequels and franchises. Theres too many movies I want to make. Theres too many other stories I want to tell. The good thing that came out of A-TEAM not being successful is that I would never have made THE GREY, Id be working on A-TEAM 2 right now. And that would have been a bigger bummer to me.
Overigens komt er mogelijk wel een andere sequel van Carnahan's hand. In 2002 maakte hij de film Narc; een politiefilm met Ray Liotte in de hoofdrol. Van die film wil hij wel graag een vervolg maken. I was talking to Ray Liotta the other night about a Narc sequel, vertelt Carnahan.
I told him the opening if I could do that movie for like ten million bucks and not be bothered and be left to do my thing I would do it in a second. Creative control means more to me than having my name on a big-budget thing."