Don’t Breathe 2 will soon open in cinemas, but rumours regarding the subject of a sequel are already swirling.
In an interview with ComicBook, the film’s star Stephen Lang has been talking about the possibility of a third film in the franchise.
The first film was a sleeper hit, generating $157m dollars on a $10m budget, so it’s no surprise that a sequel was greenlit.
“So many possibilities” for future instalments
The first film focused on Lang’s Norman Nordstrom as he deals with three intruders in his home.
For the sequel, he’s now living a peaceful life with Phoenix (Madelyn Grace), until his past catches up with him.
Whilst doing press for the sequel, Lang was asked about a third film, and he remained coy about the subject:
Well, I don’t really go down that road because there are so many possibilities. I really have no idea, just as I had no idea when we finished Don’t Breathe that there was any life ahead.
We told a complete story and you have an obligation, as filmmakers, if you’re doing a sequel, certainly, it needs to be complete. It needs to be … First, it needs to be as good or better than the first and it also needs to be complete unto itself. We’re not just cycling through here to try to make something that goes on ad infinitum. That’s not interesting to me.”
So while there’s no official confirmation, it’s essential for Lang that there has to be a story worth telling for a third Don’t Breathe film to come to fruition.
Don’t Breathe 2 opens in cinemas on August 13th in the UK and in the US.
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