Could we see The Black Phone 2? The first film was based on a short story written by horror author Joe Hill.
The film was very well-received by critics and the cinema fans alike.
83% of the reviews listed on Rotten Tomatoes are positive.
“Ethan Hawke’s serial killer saga shouldn’t work, but it really does,” wrote Evening Standard.
It earned over $161 million at the box office on a budget that was just under $20 million.
Those sort of profits margins will not be missed by studio executives.
Here is the trailer for the first film…
The Black Phone 2
Director Scott Derrickson told Comicbook what he thought about a sequel, he said: “Joe Hill pitched me a wonderful idea for a sequel to Black Phone that, if this movie does well, I’m gonna do it. He’s got a great idea, I really liked it. Joe’s very protective and personal about his material, but he came to me with the idea and I was like, ‘That’s how you do a sequel to Black Phone. That’s terrific.”
The Back phone 2 release date?
IF (and it is A big if) the sequel was given the greenlight, then it could hit the cinema screen in 2024 or 2025.
Black phone 1 – Spoilers Alert!
The Black Phone is a horror-thriller film directed by Scott Derrickson. It is based on a short story of the same name by Joe Hill, who is known for his work in the horror genre and is the son of author Stephen King.
The film stars Ethan Hawke and Mason Thames. The story revolves around a young boy who is abducted by a sinister individual and imprisoned in a soundproof basement. In the basement, the boy discovers an old rotary telephone that allows him to communicate with the spirits of previous victims. He must use this connection to the supernatural to try and escape his captor.
The Black Phone was eagerly anticipated by horror fans due to the involvement of Scott Derrickson, known for directing horror films such as Sinister and Doctor Strange.
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