Fall, the survival thriller that grew to become a important and industrial hit for Lionsgate in 2022, is ready to turn out to be a franchise, with Capstone Studios having inexperienced lit two sequels.
Scott Mann, who directed and co-wrote the unique film, will return to provide each sequels in addition to co-write and direct the third movie of the trilogy. The brand new movies will reunite producers Mark Lane and James Harris of Tea Store Productions (47 Meters Down), Capstone’s Christian Mercuri, David Haring (Invoice and Ted Face the Music), and Mann through the Flawless banner. Dan Asma, John Lengthy, and Roman Viaris may also return as government producers. Capstone CEO Mercuri will finance each sequels, with Fall 2 set to start capturing in June 2024. Capstone International will deal with worldwide rights.
“These two new sequels are great alternatives to increase on the unique. We need to now take the franchise even additional as we assemble the perfect staff and concepts to make sure the subsequent hair-raising, dying defying and pulse pounding movie to international audiences,” mentioned Mercuri.
“I’m thrilled to be persevering with the Fall journey and taking it to the subsequent degree,” added Mann. “We’ve bought a extremely particular cinematic expertise deliberate and I’m immensely grateful to my fellow producers for backing the imaginative and prescient. I’m additionally excited to be working with new collaborators in addition to reuniting with the unique gang, and clearly can’t wait to be again filming 1000’s of toes up.”
Fall 2 and Fall 3 will deliver again unique characters from the primary movie, whereas additionally leaving room for brand spanking new ones to be launched. The primary adopted two greatest pals — performed by Grace Caroline Currey and Virginia Gardner — who climb 2,000 toes to the highest of an deserted radio tower and discover themselves stranded with no manner down. Their skilled climbing expertise are put to the take a look at as they desperately battle to outlive the weather, a scarcity of provides, and vertigo-inducing heights.
The unique movie was a shock runaway important and industrial success, hitting primary in a number of nations world wide and incomes over $20 million on the field workplace with a $3 million funds. It was not too long ago nominated as greatest overseas movie for a Golden Rooster, China’s equal of the Oscars. The unique movie additionally leveraged the know-how TrueSync from Flawless, the corporate of which Mann is co-CEO that’s working within the AI house and was used to alter expletives spoken within the movie by Gardner to extra family-friendly language.
Mann is represented by Robert Newman at WME.