cloverfieldthe popular thriller and horror film franchise, will have a fourth installment. After staying away from the big screen spotlight for six years, Paramount decided it’s time to bring her back now that the film industry has resumed business as usual after the pandemic.
According to dead line, the new film of cloverfield will be directed by Babak Anvariwho also participated in projects such as Under the Shadow, wounds Y Two&Two, among other. The script, for its part, will be the responsibility of Joe Barton, whose career has been more attached to the world of series. He wrote The ritualfrom Netflix, as well as meeting, from Amazon Prime Video. He was also involved in Giri/Haji Y The Lazarus Project.
The most interesting thing, however, is that JJ Abrams, director of the first cloverfieldis the executive producer of the new project. Therefore, for fans of the franchise it will be good news that said creative is involved.
But he is not the only recognized figure that appears among the members of the production. Similarly, we see the name of Matt Reevesdirector of batman and the most recent trilogy of Planet of the Apes. Those already mentioned are accompanied by Hannah Minghella, Jon Cohen, Bryan Burk and Drew Goddard.
For now, yes, It is unknown if we are facing a prequel or sequel to cloverfield. The second case was already explored with 10 Cloverfield Avenue in 2016, and although it would be the easiest course to consider, a prequel that explains the emergence —or arrival— of the monster is not ruled out. Another piece of information that remains to be known is its release date, although it will surely be necessary to wait for several years.
The first two movies cloverfield they had a good reception both at the box office and in the opinion of the audience. The first grossed $171 million., which is not bad at all for a project that cost “barely” 25 million dollars. Her greatest strength, the one that earned her critical acclaim, was telling her story as if it were a homemade documentary. Most of the scenes are shown through a simple video camera that changes hands as the film progresses.
10 Cloverfield Avenue, for its part, opted for a more traditional format, without this meaning that it ceased to be relevant. Appearances Mary Elizabeth Winstead and John Goodman, both with outstanding performances, supported a film that conveyed tension from start to finish. It grossed a total of $71 million at the international box office, significantly less than its predecessor.