A Quiet Place 2: John Krasinski to direct sequel to horror thriller; film set to release on 15 May, 2020

FP Staff

Feb 23, 2019 13:03:45 IST

John Krasinski is returning to helm the second instalment of the post-apocalyptic thriller A Quiet Place, according to Deadline. Krasinski also announced the release date of the film on Instagram as 15 May, 2020 in a cryptic post, captioning it "time to go back". The actor-director had earlier confirmed that he would be penning the script for the horror flick.

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...time to go back. #PartII 5-15-20

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Moreover, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe are also in talks to reprise their roles in A Quiet Place 2, as per The Hollywood Reporter

In November 2018, Krasinski gave an update on the development on the A Quiet Place follow-up, and said he has "mapped out" an idea for the second part.

The first part, upon release, met with monumental critical and commercial success, grossing over $340 million worldwide. It also won Emily Blunt the SAG Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

A Quiet Place revolves around a family struggling to survive in a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by blind extraterrestrial creatures with an acute sense of hearing. The film has secured a nomination for Best Sound Editing at the 91st Academy Awards.

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Updated Date: Feb 23, 2019 13:03:45 IST