There's another Cloverfield not-really-a-sequel sequel on the way... set in space... called God Particle

It looks like the loosely-intertwined saga of Cloverfield movies will keep expanding. The Wrap reports that a tie-in film currently being worked on under the name "God Particle" and planned for release in February 2017 is actually the third film in the Cloverfield series, with even more movies planned beyond that.

God Particle is said to be about a team of astronauts who make a "terrifying discovery that challenges all they know about the fabric of reality, as they desperately fight for survival." But even with this knowledge in hand, it's sort of difficult to speculate on just what direction God Particle - if that is indeed what it ends up being called - will take. Just look at 10 Cloverfield Lane, the second in this developing saga.

Despite having "Cloverfield" in the name, 10 Cloverfield Lane never mentions the events of the 2008 original, though both movies' world and viral marketing do reference a company called Tagruato. There's also the common theme of sci-fi horror and satellites. So the Cloverfield universe could be more thematically tied than literally tied.

In any case, I wouldn't hope for any solid answers from God Particle; knowing Abrams, it's likely just going to lead to more questions.

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