Bird Box 2: Will Netflix Release A Sequel?
22 March 2019, 14:07 | Updated: 22 March 2019, 14:11
The psychological thriller starring Sandra Bullock has been a massive hit for Netflix since its release last December.
If you’re as obsessed with Bird Box as we are, prepare to get excited…a sequel has been announced.
Here's everything you need to know...
When is Bird Box 2 out?
Author Josh Malerman has confirmed there will be a follow-up book to Bird Box.
The sequel, which will be called Malorie, is due to be published on 1st October, 2019.
While there's not been any confirmation from Netflix about a second on-screen adaptation, it's likely the streaming site will convert the new book into a post-apocalyptic thriller.
As the first film (and book) left a lot of questions unanswered, here's hoping the second edition will tie up some of those lose ends – namely whether there are any other survivors and what happened to Felix (Machine Gun Kelly), Lucy, and Rosa Salazar, who leave halfway through the film and are never seen or mentioned again.
What has director Susanne Bier said about a Bird Box sequel?
It’s been a huge hit for Netflix since its December 21st release, and fans of the psychological thriller are calling for there to be a continuation of the story after some questions were left unanswered.
Director Susanne Bier hasn’t ruled out the possibility of there being a Bird Box 2, telling People, “We only just finished it!
“It’s funny, I’m kind of reading people asking for a sequel and I’m like, ‘Hey, hey, hey, we really just finished!’ So let’s just enjoy it for now.”
With over 45million Netflix accounts having watched it in the first week after release, it is one of the streaming service’s best performing original releases ever.
Susanne added, “It’s almost unbelievable, I have to remind myself that it’s real because it’s so insanely huge. It’s almost like a phenomenon. I don’t think any of us really anticipated it.”