With production on the second
steaming ahead, the sequel has now bagged itself a director -
director Kevin Greutert.
Meanwhile, Michael R Perry has signed on to script the project. It will be the writer’s first big screen project after having worked in TV on the likes of
The Dead Zone
producers Jason Blum and Oren Peli are apparently over the moon with this new creative pairing.
“These guys get it, and the fans won't be disappointed,” Peli said of Perry and Greutert's recruitment.
Set for release in October, the
sequel will be going up against
at the box office.
We don’t expect Greutert is concerned though – the original
in cinemas last October, going on to take $151m worldwide.
A sequel too far? Give us your thoughts down yonder...