Don’t Breathe was one of the best horror films to come out in the past decade – it actually ended up in our top ten horror movies from the last ten years list – and the film is getting a sequel.
It seems to be a bit of a theme nowadays for successful horror movies to get sequels. We’re already had It Chapter Two and we’re about to get A Quiet Place Part 2, and we’re now getting the Don’t Breathe sequel.
It’s now been confirmed by Discussing Film that the sequel will be called Don’t Breathe Again and it has a director, but it won’t be Fede Alvarez who directed the first movie.
The Uruguayan filmmaker made the Evil Dead remake, The Girl in the Spider’s Web and the first Don’t Breathe movie, but he’s a bit too busy at the moment to helm Don’t Breathe’s sequel.
Fede’s next project will be directing a live-action film adaptation of the Dante’s Inferno video game which was in turn based on Inferno, the first canticle of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy.
So, that’s a pretty big project, which means someone else will have to direct the Don’t Breathe sequel, and that task has fallen to Rodo Sayagues who penned the first film.
The Don’t Breathe sequel has a name and a director
This will be his directorial debut and it’s a pretty interesting film to get started on, but it seems as though the film’s producers have the utmost faith in the writer-turned-director.
Alvarez did reveal in November that the film’s script was finished, which he wrote together with Sayagues.
They also revealed that Stephen Lang will be returning as The Blind Man, who’s the kind of villain from the first movie.
Well, I say kind of, he really is the villain. If you haven’t seen it yet, go away and watch it and you’ll know what I mean but that rather vague statement.
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