Everything occurs once again eventually in Hollywood, and right on time for the 90s revival is news that a tradition follow up to I Know What You Did Last Summer remains in the deal with initial stars Jennifer Love Hewitt andFreddie Prinze Jr anticipated to repeat their lead functions. According to Deadline, there has actually been no remark from Sony on the belated follow up, however their sources have actually stated that the initial film’s manufacturer Neal H. Moritz is likewise set to go back to the franchise, with Jennifer Kaytin Robinson directing and Leah McKendrick scripting.

I Know What you Did Last Summer was launched in 1997, being available in the wake of the success of Scream the previous year, and now, paradoxically, the follow up will be following the Scream franchise has actually seen 2 of its own follows up launched. The movie fixated a group of good friends who conceal what they think to be a deadly automobile mishap, and discover themselves being stalked one year later on by a hook-handed killer. The movie generated 2 follows up, the very first of which included returning cast members, while the second was a stand-alone straight-to-video film that just shared a fundamental connection through a hook-handed killer. Prime Video likewise aired a short-term series based upon the franchise.

Now it appears like the brand-new film will end up being the really 3rd act in the trilogy, detecting Jennifer Love Hewitt‘s character of Julie James and Freddie Prinze Jr‘s Ray Bronson assumedly several years after their story appeared to have actually ended. With Scream VI heading into theaters quickly, Scream 7 currently being talked about and other motion pictures such as Terrifier 3 and a brand-new Friday the 13th film and series in the works, the addition of another I Know What You Did Last Summer follow up implies there is a lot of slasher action on the horizon for scary fans.

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Considering the initial film was quickly compared to Scream, the concern now is whether the very same fate will befall a follow up that appears to be as soon as again following the category specifying Scream franchise like a bad relation. The report goes on to keep in mind that the concept for the brand-new film originated from both director Robinson and McKendrick, and when pitched to Sony executives, it “blew them away.” Obviously the concept of restoring a few of the initial cast will definitely sweeten the offer, as it did when Courteney Cox, Neve Campbell and David Arquette all returned for the 5th Scream film.

While it is clear that this will not be a reboot however an extension, the brand-new I Know What You Did Last Summer risks of merely duplicating the very same story once again. With the list of brand-new slasher motion pictures proliferating, whether there will still be a location for this follow up another year or more down the line is something that will end up being clear in time if the movie makes it to movie theaters.