LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Paramount is fully committed to the franchise founded by John Krasinski. A Quiet Place, and the studio already has a third film and prequel in development. A new star-studded cast was added to the film, beginning with Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’s Lupita Nyong’o and Stranger Things’ Joseph Quinn, who directs the film. The prequel is titled A Quiet Place: Day One and will be orchestrated by Pig director Michael Sarnoski.
Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller will produce Day One via their Platinum Dunes clapboard along with Krasinski, whose Sunday Night partner Allyson Seeger will serve as executive producer. The post-apocalyptic horror film was directed by The Office actor John Krasinski and written by Bryan Woods, Scott Beck and Krasinski, based on a story created by Woods and Beck. The plot revolves around a father (Krasinski) and mother (‘Devil Wears Prada’s Emily Blunt) struggling to survive while raising their children (Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe) in a post-apocalyptic world ruled by blind monsters with a keen sense of… life is inhabited by hearing.
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Unbelievable “A Quiet Place” (2018) grossed $341 million on a budget of $17 million and received overwhelming critical acclaim. A Quiet Place Part II (2021) was the film that was about to hit theaters, but unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world in March 2020. Therefore, the sequel was eventually released in the summer of 2021 and was credited with helping revitalize the box office in the wake of the pandemic. Despite this, it earned a respectable $297.4 million worldwide on a budget of $55-60 million.
The 2018 film was nominated for multiple awards including a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score; an Oscar for Best Sound Editing; a Writers Guild of America award for Best Original Screenplay; and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actress in a Supporting Role for Blunt, which she won. However, “A Quiet Place: Day One” is scheduled for March 8, 2024, that’s not all, a three-some called “A Quiet Place Part III” is scheduled for release sometime in 2025.
You can watch the first two “A Quiet Place” movies on Paramount+.