Based On Original Idea By John Kraskinski
Paramount has announced it will release a third film from its A Quiet Place franchise, which is based on an original idea by John Krasinski.
According to Deadline, Krasinski, known for his roles in The Office and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, co-wrote, directed and starred in the horror franchise’s first film, and wrote, directed and starred in its sequel, and the studio has hired Jeff Nichols (Midnight Special, Take Shelter) to write and direct.
Details of the film’s plot have not yet been revealed, but Deadline speculates that it won’t be a direct sequel, but instead broaden the world that the original film introduced, looking at a post-apocalyptic world where survivors are struggling to stay alive by being quiet, as monsters hunt them.
The release date of the second film was pushed back from its March release date due to the pandemic, with Paramount moving it to April 2021.
Here’s the trailer for Part II –
The synopsis for Part II reads –
“Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family (Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe) must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.”
Paramount has set a 2022 release date for the new movie.