Michael Sarnoski, a filmmaker breakthrough thanks to the TV series Nicolas Cage Pig, is in talks to direct the next movie set A quiet place The universe, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed.
Project Paramount is not a direct sequel to A quiet place (2018) and A Quiet Place Part II (2021) but rather a spin-off set in that world, in which aliens arrive on Earth, forcing the survivors to live in silence lest they attract the creatures’ attention. sound search, death. The spin-off is based on an original idea by John Krasinski, who directed the two seasons and appeared in both opposing stars Emily Blunt.
Jeff Nichols previously wrote and directed the spin-off, but left last year and is currently developing a sci-fi project at Paramount. Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller will once again produce through Platinum Dunes alongside Krasinski through his Sunday Night banner with partner, Allyson Seeger, as executive producer.
A Quiet Place Part II hits theaters in May 2021 as the first exclusive theatrical release after a month-long closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. It grossed $297 million globally. The first film was a resounding success, grossing $340 million globally on a budget of less than $20 million. It earned an Oscar nomination for best audio editing and became a cultural beacon.
Sarnoski is a rising star as a director after his directorial debut, Pig, in which Cage plays a truffle hunter who seeks to rescue his pig after it has been kidnapped. The project brought Cage into conversation with Oscar and earned Sarnoski’s appreciation.
Sarnoski is represented by WME, MGMT Entertainment and attorney Derek Kroeger. Limit line news for the first time.