The sequel to 2022 horror smash
Smile and the long-awaited film musical adaptation of Imply Ladies have each acquired 2024 US launch dates.
Paramount has confirmed a launch date of October 18, 2024 for its as-yet-untitled sequel to Smile – 2022’s shock horror hit (through The Hollywood Reporter).
The studio has equally set a 2024 date for the musical film adaptation of Imply Ladies – although a lot earlier, because the plastics might be again on January 12, 2024.
Associated: Imply Ladies stars confirmed to reprise roles in new musical film
Imply Ladies – which is a film adaptation of the Broadway musical impressed by the 2004 movie of the identical identify – was beforehand meant to be launched on streaming service Paramount+, however now has been confirmed for a cinema launch.
The movie is ready to star Angourie Rice, Auli’i Cravalho, Jaquel Spivey and Reneé Rapp – in addition to two stars from the unique movie, Tim Meadows and Tina Fey, the latter of whom is producing.
Imply Ladies‘ musical reimagining has additionally forged The Workplace star Jenna Fischer and Busy Philipps (Dawson’s Creek) to play the roles of Mrs Heron and Mrs George, respectively.
Associated: Smile star opens up about horror hit’s darkish ending
Smile, which follows the story of Dr Rose Cotter (Sosie Bacon) – a lady stalked by an evil entity that seems as individuals sinisterly smiling close to to her – was an surprising hit in 2022.
The movie grossed $217 million globally in opposition to a $17 million funds, and was praised for its scares and twists.
Plot particulars – and certainly, a title – for Smile 2 are being stored below wraps for now, however given the unbreakable cycle of the movie’s central curse, and the distinctly darkish ending of the primary movie, there are certain to be lots extra scares in retailer.
Imply Ladies might be launched January 12, 2024. Smile 2 might be launched October 18, 2024
Charlie Duncan is a contract information reporter for Digital Spy.