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Speak to Me Administrators on Horror Film’s Prequel and Sequel Hopes

Speak to Me Administrators on Horror Film’s Prequel and Sequel Hopes


When io9 interviewed Danny and Michael Philippou—the siblings behind Speak to Me, the summer time’s scariest film—they described the “mythology bible” they assembled to maintain observe of the story’s many creepy spirits. Now, it appears additionally they picked up their cameras to create extra contextual materials.

Should you’ve seen Speak to Me (and when you haven’t, this isn’t a spoiler), it opens with a scene that foreshadows what’ll occur to the film’s core characters as soon as they arrive into contact with a sure embalmed hand. We see a younger man making an attempt to trace down his brother, Duckett, who’s been appearing very unusual. Nearly like he’s possessed. Then, issues get scary and violent actually quick—setting the tone as Speak to Me segues into its principal story.

Chatting with the Hollywood Reporter, Danny Philippou defined there’s already an expanded model of that scene that might see the sunshine of day ultimately: “We really shot a whole Duckett prequel already. It’s instructed completely by means of the attitude of cellphones and social media, so perhaps down the road we are able to launch that.”

He went on to not-so-subtly counsel they’d be greater than able to make a sequel if the chance presents itself, practically repeating what he stated to io9, which was: “Even whereas writing the primary movie, I used to be writing scenes for the second movie; it’s thrilling to really feel like there’s an even bigger world and extra story to inform, which there’s. So if somebody have been to offer us funding for a second movie, I might leap on that. I’d love that a lot. It could be superb.” (The brothers, who’re hooked up to a Road Fighter film, even have extra authentic concepts within the financial institution; as Danny added to THR, “We do have one other horror script referred to as Carry Her Again that I’d like to make subsequent.”)

With the film already successful—and a last scene that completely leaves the door open for extra freaky adventures with that excellently damaging hand—right here’s hoping we get an replace on that Speak to Me sequel quickly. And the “prequel” sounds prefer it’d make a nifty particular function as soon as Speak to Me will get its residence launch. For now, it’s nonetheless poised to scare you foolish in theaters.

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