‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel in Development at Paramount Pictures

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A sequel to John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place” is in active development at Paramount Pictures, the studio announced on Wednesday in CinemaCon.

“We’re already working with these guys on a sequel,” studio chairman  Jim Gianopulos told exhibitors.

The screenwriting team behind the silent horror hit, which includes director and star John Krasinski, signaled they had more set pieces and characters in the original script.

The film has been the number one movie at the box office for three consecutive weeks, and just hit $135 million domestic. It’s also made Krasinski an overnight below-the-line star after years as a comedy star on NBC’s “The Office.:

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