John Krasinski Is Writing ‘A Quiet Place 2’

Collider | 10/18/2018 | Haleigh Foutch
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In a year that’s likely to go down as one of the best moments in horror history, A Quiet Place kicked off the hype early with a round of festival buzz followed by box office success. The film came as a surprise to most — a tense and thrilling creature horror directed by and starring John Krasinski of The Office fame and his real-life wife, Golden Globe-winning actress Emily Blunt. Set in a not-too-distant future, the film follows a family trying to survive in a world where alien invaders hunt by sound.

The film pulled in $334.5 at the box office globally and earlier this year, the studio set the sequel for May 15, 2020, a date that gave the, plenty of time to figure out the right approach to a followup — and the right creative team to lead the charge. At the time, it was still TBD whether Krasinski would return to write or direct, but during Q&A at the Silver Screen Theatre in Los Angeles (via THR), Krasinski revealed that he is in fact writing a script for the sequel… as in, he’s writing it right now..

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That wasn’t what the filmmaker/actor intended. As he explained, Krasinski planned for the first film to be a one-time experience, despite the studio’s quick moves to greenlight a sequel. “That...
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