David Robert Mitchell is lastly making his long-awaited followup to horror hit It Follows. Mitchell is reteaming with star Maika Monroe on They Observe, with Tom Quinn’s Neon introducing the package deal to patrons at AFM this week.
They Observe will as soon as once more star Monroe as Jay Top, who audiences met within the 2014 movie as a younger lady who, after having intercourse together with her boyfriend for the primary time, learns she’s going to now be hunted by a mysterious entity. The one method to quickly stave off dying is to go the curse to another person, who will turn into subsequent on the listing adopted by the entity.
The movie grossed $21.9 million globally on a price range of round $1 million. Over time, expertise behind It Follows has mentioned a sequel, with Neon’s Quinn suggesting in 2015 it may contain individuals turning the tables on the entity and following it to its supply. No concrete plot particulars of They Observe have been revealed, nonetheless.
Neon is co-producing the sequel, which expects to shoot subsequent 12 months, together with Good Concern Content material. Mitchell will produce with Jake Weiner and Chris Bender of Good Concern Content material. It Follows producers David Kaplan, Erik Rommesmo, Rebecca Inexperienced and Laura Smith additionally return. CAA Media Finance brokered the take care of Neon, the corporate behind finest image winner Parasite and which lately launched Brandon Cronenberg’s Infinity Pool.
Mitchell is repped by CAA, Good Concern Content material and David Fox at Myman Greenspan. His different credit embody Underneath the Silver Lake starring Andrew Garfield.
Monroe is represented by WME and Entertainment360, and has already filmed one other Neon undertaking: Oz Perkins Longlegs, during which she co-starred alongside Nicolas Cage.
The producers are represented by Hayden Godlblatt of FKKS, Allison Binder of GGSSC and Michael Weiss of Concentric Regulation.