It’s been revealed that M3GAN is getting a sequel movie after its huge success at the box office, and the movie’s title has also been revealed. This news comes to us via ComicBook.com and Universal Pictures.
It’s been revealed that the movie’s sequel will be called M3GAN 2.0. They also revealed that the film will be released in cinemas in the United States on January 17th, 2025.
Screenwriter Akela Cooper is confirmed to be returning to write M3GAN 2.0 as well. In addition, M3GAN stars Allison Williams and Violet McGraw will also be back as Gemma and her niece Cady (respectively), who became a surrogate family after Cady’s parents (Gemma’s sister) died in a horrific car crash, with the M3GAN robot becoming Cady’s ill-fated method of getting over her grief.
M3GAN sequel release and title have been revealed
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Allison Williams is also reportedly upgrading her role behind the scenes, going from executive producer of the first M3GAN movie to full-on producer on the second film alongside Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions and Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom director, James Wan.
As for the movie’s director, it hasn’t been confirmed whether M3GAN’s director, Gerard Johnstone, will return to the helm the project. However, The Hollywood Reporter‘s sources say producers are hoping to make a deal to break him back again.
M3GAN was released in theatres in the United States on January 6th and has since gone on to earn $95.3 million. It actually ended up making its money back in its opening weekend.
The film has been a huge success worldwide and it really seems as though people have been loving this new brand of horror movie. That said, there are some people out there who are saying that the movie’s box office takings are lower than expected.
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That said, the box office returns are actually pretty impressive given the fact that M3GAN was made on a budget of just $12 million and has been successful as a franchise starter.
Both Jason Blum and James Wan are experts at spending low to build big horror franchises, from The Conjuring and its spinoffs (Annabelle) to Insidious, The Purge, Paranormal Activity, and so many notable horror films in between (Sinister, Malicious, Happy Death Day, Ouija, Oculus, etc.).
M3GAN has been described as a perfect horror icon for the new digital era. The movie and character has been really freaking out everybody, from teens to parents around the world. I think that the way it presents a nightmare vision of technology and how it can affect the lives of modern-day children is particularly scary.
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