A Quiet Place: Day One adds Joseph Quinn as the male lead

According to Deadline, Stranger Things star Joseph Quinn is currently in talks to star opposite Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o in Paramount Pictures’ upcoming prequel A Quiet Place: Day One.

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Besides Stranger ThingsQuinn previously starred in another horror-themed project in the form of Julius Avery’s action horror film Overlord. Further details about his character are still being kept under wraps.

A Quiet Place: Day One will be directed by Michael Sarnoski of Pig fame, based on an idea by John Krasinski. It will depict the arrival of the blind aliens who have fully taken over the world, as John Krasinski first envisioned in the 2018 original.

The sequel shook up the tone of the horror series with a thrilling scene that showed the chaos of the early days of the invasion. Prequel will further expand on this concept while also shifting the perspective beyond the Abbott family that the main series follows.

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Originally scheduled for a release on September 22, 2023, the A quiet place prequel has been pushed for nearly six months and is now slated to hit theaters on March 8, 2024. Its new theatrical release date won’t put the film in direct competition, but it will debut in the same month as two high-profile films , Godzilla Vs. King 2 and Spider: Beyond The Spider-Verse.

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