Black Phone 2 unveiled, set for release in summer 2025

Ethan Hawke as Grabber in the poster for The Black Phone.

image, Universal/Blumhouse

Following them in 2021 separated from marvel Above Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Director Scott Derrickson turns full-on horror black phone, The film, based on the 2004 short story by Joe Hill, was notably one of the few examples of leading man ethan hawke Played the role of a complete villain. If you watched it, you wouldn’t think there was anything about it that suggested it could be a full-on franchise, but Blumhouse disagrees.

On Friday, the horror-focused production company revealed that another installment is in the works, currently known as black phone 2 And will be released on June 27, 2025. As of right now, this is the only real news about the film. But as far as what it’s about, co-author C. Robert Cargill writes Twitter That Hill presented a “really great idea” for a follow-up, possibly the same as what Derrickson said heard from the author Back in 2022. (In the same tweet, Cargill hinted that he and Derrickson are returning for the sequel, though in what capacity is not entirely clear.)

The first film starred Mason Thames as Finney, a young boy kidnapped by Hawk’s serial killer, known as “The Grabber”. Locked in a soundproof basement, Finney’s only hope of escape is a rotary phone in the room that allowed him to talk to Graber’s previous teenage victims, some of whom he knew in the days before they were ultimately killed. It certainly was a hit with audiences when it came out: with solid reviews, the film made $161 million worldwide (on a budget of approximately $18 million).

what does a second do black phone What does the movie look like, and what is this “really great idea” that Hill has come up with for it? We’ll find out on June 27, 2025, assuming there are no delays in the way things get.

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