Talking on the Completely satisfied Unhappy Confused podcast, per World of Reel, Nichols mentioned why he stepped away from directing A Quiet Place: Day One, an upcoming prequel spin-off that’s at the moment scheduled to launch in 2024.
“I dabbled with…John Krasinski known as me about perhaps doing A Quiet Place prequel, however fortunately, that didn’t work out,” Nichols mentioned. “I simply wasn’t the precise match, you recognize?…[Paramount] took it over, and I’m certain they’re doing one thing actually particular with it as a result of Michael Sarnoski took it over, and that man’s a very nice filmmaker, however stuff like that wasn’t the precise match.”
Nichols was tapped to put in writing and direct A Quiet Place: Day One, which is predicated on a narrative by Krasinski, in November 2020 however dropped out in October 2021. Sarnoski, who directed 2021’s Pig starring Nicholas Cage, was introduced as his alternative in January 2022.
A Quiet Place Half III can also be at the moment within the works
Directed, written, and produced by Krasinski, A Quiet Place debuted in theaters in April 2018. Krasinski additionally starred within the movie alongside his spouse, Emily Blunt. A sequel, A Quiet Place Half II, adopted in 2021, whereas A Quiet Place Half III is at the moment within the works.
Not a lot is but recognized concerning the plot for A Quiet Place: Day One; though, it was beforehand introduced Lupita Nyong’o, Joseph Quinn, Alex Wolff, and Denis O’Hare star within the movie. Djimon Hounsou, who appeared in A Quiet Place Half II, can also be returning for the prequel. Krasinski, Michael Bay, Andrew Type, and Brad Fuller all function producers.
Nichol’s The Bikeriders, in the meantime, releases in america on December 1, 2023. The movie stars Jodie Comer, Austin Butler, Tom Hardy, Michael Shannon, Mike Quick, Norman Reedus, and Boyds Holbrook.
A Quiet Place: Day One is at the moment scheduled to launch theatrically on March 8, 2024.