Sony Pictures Entertainment has launched a brand new “Dark AF Restricted” crimson band trailer for Don’t Breathe 2. Following via with that description, the trailer brings again Stephen Lang as Norman Nordstrom, aka the Blind Man, who as soon as once more winds up focused by residence invaders, and he is solely gotten extra sadistic since we final noticed him within the first film. You can watch the brand new trailer under, however be warned that it is stuffed with spoilers, together with a number of demise scenes.
A logline for the sequel reads: “In Don’t Breathe, Norman Nordstrom (Stephen Lang) was underestimated by everybody due to his blindness: he revealed an unflinching will to outlive and get what he needs… but in addition a monstrous, evil aspect of his persona, as nothing – no particular person or conscience – will stand in his means.
Now, in Don’t Breathe 2, eight years later, Nordstrom lives with 11-year-old Phoenix; he has recreated the household that was stolen from him by a drunk driver and has discovered the twisted justice he is at all times felt was his due. When intruders as soon as once more come to his residence, this time centered on Phoenix, Norman will reveal for a second time what’s hidden inside him… and once more, it is going to be in new and sudden methods.”
Don’t Breathe 2 is directed by Rodo Sayagues, who co-wrote the unique film with Fede Alvarez. The pair additionally wrote the script for the sequel, and Alvaraez produced with Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert. Along with Stephen Lang, the forged contains Madelyn Grace, Brendan Sexton III, Adam Young, Bobby Schofield, Rocci Williams, Steffan Rhodri, Stephanie Arcila, Diana Babnicova, and Christian Zagia.
“It came out of a place of trying to surprise ourselves and the audience,” Alvarez beforehand stated of what to anticipate within the film. “We didn’t want to do a sequel where it was ‘the same again, bigger.’ We are telling a completely different story that poses the same questions – how does the audience feel about this character and what he’s doing. Like any good thriller, it’s a riddle – every scene is a clue, and you have to put it together.”
He added: “We realized there’s something that’s never been done before, which is to take the villain from a movie and tell his story in the front seat – to make him the protagonist of the sequel. We thought that was a lot of fun – let’s give this guy a chance, let’s further explore his life and character, and let’s tell his story about what happened to him after the first movie…We’re expanding the character, dwelling deep into his heart and soul, into his psyche. What makes this guy unique?”
Going in one other path creatively additionally meant there was no need to bring back Jane Levy as Rocky, in line with Sayagues. Alvarez additionally advised that asking Levy again for one more horror shoot after Evil Dead and Don’t Breathe would have been an excessive amount of to ask of the actress, who at all times offers her all to her roles. Levy confirmed on Twitter she wasn’t requested about returning however agreed that she would not have an interest.
Don’t Breathe 2 is scheduled to be launched completely in theaters on Friday, Aug. 13. The new trailer involves us from Sony Pictures Entertainment on YouTube.