The Bird box The universe is growing with a fallout in the Spanish language, we can reveal that.
The film will reunite Netflix with Bird box producers Dylan Clark (The batman) and Chris Morgan (Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw), but it will also have a typical Spanish flavor.
The writer-directors will be Spanish duo Alex and David Pastor, best known for the 2020 Netflix thriller Occupant and pandemic thriller 2009 Carriers, as well as the Syfy series Incorporated and recent HBO Max series The head, both created.
Adrián Guerra and Núria Valls, producers of Occupant and spanish hit The invisible guest. Guerra is also well known as the producer of Ryan Reynolds’ box office breakout. Buried.
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The untitled film, which will be part of David Kosse’s local language slate to streamer, is set to begin production towards the end of this year in Spain. The cast has not yet been defined.
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Executive producers will be Ainsley Davies for Chris Morgan Productions, Brian Williams for Dylan Clark Productions and filmmaker Susanne Bier, who directed the original.
Post-apocalyptic thriller Bird box was a huge hit for Netflix in 2018. Sandra Bullock played the role of a mother trying to protect herself and two children from entities that drive people who watch them to suicide. According to the streamer, the film was watched by 89 million households in its first four weeks of release, the second on record for any of their original films.
Much has been said about a possible sequel. Josh Malerman, the writer of the 2014 novel about Bird box is based, said last year that a sequel film is in development. His novel sequel Malorie was released last year.
Alex and David Pastor are picked up by Kaplan / Perrone Entertainment, Verve and Ryan LeVine / Karl Austen.