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‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel To Be Written By John Krasinski
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A Quiet Place Starring John Krasinski

A sequel to A Quiet Place was given the greenlight almost the instant the first film came out in theaters. Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos said about the announcement, “We’re thrilled to say that we’re already working on the sequel to A Quiet Place.”

While the sequel was confirmed, it wasn’t clear if original director and co-writer John Krasinski would return. But, it looks like he will be back in some capacity. He will write the script. More on the report below.

Back in April when the sequel was announced, it wasn’t clear where the next A Quiet Place would go. But Krasinski told Deadline that it would answer a few questions on everyone’s minds:

“Who was on the other end of those fires, when the father lights the fire and in the distance, those other fires light up. How did those people survive? How did that old man survive?”

Sounds a bit like Lost with the front section and the Tailies. But it’s something that could work to build the world of A Quiet Place. Now we will get to see events as they unfold from a completely different perspective. So rather than just tell the same story with the same characters, we will get to see what has happened with new characters and a fresh story. Because these new characters could have a very different approach to things than the Abbotts.

Krasinski had more to say:

“In the extreme these characters are going through, there’s no room to think about that. They’re there, there’s an old man who’s about to scream, they just have to deal with that. I think it would be interesting to see what’s going on elsewhere at this same time.”

While a sequel is very exciting news, Krasinski never envisioned A Quiet Place having a sequel. In fact, it was designed to be a standalone film:

“To be perfectly honest, it was never really on my mind while we were making it,” he said. “I never really thought of it as an expanded world; I always thought of it as a one-off.”

When a film is as big of a hit as A Quiet Place, there is no doubt that a studio would pursue a sequel. The first grossed over $213.2 million on a $17 million budget. It follows other low-budget thrillers like Get Out and IT, both films which earned respectable acolytes and are box office hits.

As plans to develop the sequel are now in motion, it is unclear who will direct. Deadline says Krasinski is not confirmed to direct. Which makes sense considering that he is currently working on the Amazon’s Jack Ryan show.

Paramount has scheduled the A Quiet Place sequel for a May 15, 2020, release.

[Source: Deadline]

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