Over a year after announcing that the release would be delayed “indefinitely” amid the coronavirus outbreak, the director took to social media handle to announce that his film is now all set for a May 28, 2021 release, “Only in theatres.”
To make the big announcement, the team released a new trailer, that also confirms John’s return. Going by the 1.49-minute clip, the film will give us an origins story of the alien invasion while also taking us past the events of ‘A Quiet Place’ where the Abbott family decided to go beyond the sand path and fight for survival in silence.
“We believe in and support the theatrical experience, and we look forward to bringing this film to audiences this year once we have a better understanding of the impact of this pandemic on the global theatrical marketplace,” the makers said in a statement.
Krasinski, who has penned and directed the sequel, also released a statement on his Instagram. He wote, “One of the things I”m most proud of is that people have said our movie is one you have to see all together. Well due to the ever-changing circumstances of what’s going on in the world around us, now is clearly not the right time to do that. As insanely excited as we are for all of you to see this movie .. I’m gonna wait to release the film till we CAN all see it together! So here’s to our group movie date! See you soon.”
The film, a sequel to 2018’s horror hit that was also nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Sound Editing category.
‘A Quiet Place II’ also features Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe, while Krasinski has a cameo appearance.
The news of the film’s theatrical release comes days after Marvel Studios announced their Phase 4 calendar which starts off with the release of ‘Black Widow’ in July 2021 and ends with the release of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ slated for a May 5, 2023 release.