Prepare for extra thriller, twists, yuppie passive aggression, and (hopefully) custom suits. A sequel to “A Easy Favor,” the hit 2018 thriller starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Full of life, is on the way in which. Kendrick and Full of life are returning for the brand new venture, as are screenwriter Jessica Sharzer and director-producer Paul Feig. Deadline broke the news.
Based mostly on the Darcey Bell novel of the identical identify, “A Easy Favor” sees an upper-middle-class parenting vlogger (Kendrick) looking for out what occurred to her lacking greatest pal (Full of life), a fellow mom at her son’s elementary college. It quickly turns into clear that Full of life’s character just isn’t precisely whom she seemed to be.
“The pic was a important and industrial success for Lionsgate,” Deadline notes, “incomes greater than $97 million on the worldwide field workplace, attaining Licensed Recent standing on Rotten Tomatoes, and attracting a powerful base that has been hoping for a follow-up after an ending that left issues open for a possible sequel.”
No plot particulars on the “Easy Favor” sequel simply but, nevertheless it hails from Lionsgate and Amazon Studios and Feig’s Feigco Leisure is producing. Feigco’s Laura Fischer will function producer and Sharzer will government produce.
Kendrick obtained an Oscar nomination for her breakout position in “Up within the Air.” Her more moderen credit embrace “Love Life” and “Stowaway,” and she or he counts Mary Nighy thriller “Alice, Darling” and Chloe Okuno’s true crime pic “The Courting Recreation” amongst her upcoming tasks.
Full of life is ready to make her feature directorial debut with an adaptation of the graphic novel “Seconds.” Her best-known tasks embrace “Gossip Woman,” “The Shallows,” and “The City.” She beforehand directed the Taylor Swift video “I Guess You Assume About Me (Taylor’s Model).”
Sharzer has written for and produced “American Horror Story,” “Star,” and “9 Excellent Strangers.” She additionally directed, co-wrote, and co-produced “Communicate,” the Kristen Stewart-starring TV film primarily based on Laurie Halse Anderson’s seminal YA novel a few teenage rape survivor.
Feig government produces “Minx,” the ’70s-set HBO Max collection in regards to the creation of the primary erotic journal for ladies. It was lately renewed for a second season. The “Bridesmaids” director’s upcoming slate contains Netflix fantasy-action pic “The College for Good and Evil,” starring Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington.