Who’s prepared for spherical two? Poor Finney and Gwen in all probability thought their troubles have been over, however the franchise machine has but to be defeated. As if it wasn’t traumatic sufficient to finish up a prisoner in some ramshackle basement and haunted by the mysterious cellphone calls of a serial killer’s prior victims, it seems that The Grabber is ready to look as soon as once more — in some kind, at the least. The premise of the supernatural thriller form of leaves the door open for the deceased to work together with the dwelling to a sure extent, so maybe the identical will apply to Ethan Hawke’s masked villain. In any case, followers of his downright scary efficiency within the unique film ought to be comfortable to see him increase on what labored so effectively the final time round … particularly since each Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill probably would not have returned with no killer pitch.
The Deadline article is mild on any precise plot particulars, to not point out the involvement of Joe Hill (who wrote the unique brief story that the primary movie is predicated on) and whether or not or not the sequel will really be titled “The Black Telephone 2.” That mentioned, it is recognized that a lot of the unique solid and artistic group will return for this subsequent manufacturing, together with Jason Blum as producer. In any case, we’ll be sure you report on any important updates that are available throughout the weeks and months forward. Simply be sure you preserve an eye fixed out for any unusual males in black vans with black balloons, within the meantime.
“The Black Telephone 2” will start haunting theaters on June 27, 2025.