John Krasinski to direct ‘A Quiet Place’ sequel, Emily Blunt and co-stars in talks to return

Emily Blunt in a still from 'A Quiet Place.' Photograph:( Others )

ANI Washington, DC, USA Feb 25, 2019, 01.31 PM (IST)

John Krasinski is all set to return to direct the untitled sequel to Paramount’s horror hit, ‘A Quiet Place.’Stars Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe, and Millicent Simmonds are in talks to reprise their characters. Krasinski took to Instagram and wrote on Friday, “…time to go back. #PartII 5-15-20”; the post showed the red lights that became synonymous with the alien threats in the first movie.”

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‘A Quiet Place’ grossed $340 million at the global box office last year. Since then, the film has won several awards, including the Screen Actors Guild Award for Blunt in the supporting actress category. Krasinski also wrote the screenplay with Bryan Woods and Scott Beck, and the trio received a Writers Guild nomination in the original category.

'A Quiet Place’ was up for an Academy Award for sound editing for Ethan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl. Krasinski directed and starred in the story of an isolated family of four that must live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound. He’s been working on the script for the sequel with Woods and Beck. 

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Krasinski took to Instagram and wrote on Friday, “…time to go back. #PartII 5-15-20”; the post showed the red lights that became synonymous with the alien threats in the first movie.”