Paramount wants a sequel to Smile

One of the highest-grossing and acclaimed horror movies of 2022 will continue its macabre tale of murder based on the happiest expression on the human face. That’s right: there will be a sequel to Smileor at least it is something that is very close to happening.

The inevitable second part would be part of the recent exclusive agreement that the director, Parker Finn, signed with Paramount, a production company that, from what is perceived from the outside, is more than happy with the results obtained by the filmmaker’s debut. This is what Brian Robbins, the CEO of the studio, had to say:

“The smash hit of Smile is a testament to Parker’s fresh and unique filmmaking, and we’re thrilled that he’s making Paramount his home.”

For their part, the co-chairs of the conglomerate, Michael Ireland and Daria Cercek, had the following to say:

“Parker knows how to keep people on the edge of their seats and we’re glad we can continue to scare audiences together.”

Smile (2022).

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Now, it is important to mention that the sequel to Smile It has not been officially announced. However, in the article The Hollywood Reporter in which the agreement was originally reported, it is mentioned that this is a top priority for the study.

At first, the film was intended to be released in streaming, but a strong reception in test screenings helped lead to the decision to bring it to theaters. Such a decision was very good, since the project raised $217 million dollars globally, against a low budget of $17 million. In addition, he delivered a disturbing marketing campaign that gave a lot to talk about.

Smile can be seen on Paramount Plus. The criticism of CINEMA PREMIERE you can read it here.

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