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‘A Quiet Place Part III’ Arriving in 2025

A Quiet Place Part III is officially in the works with a target release date of 2025. Filmmaker John Krasinski announced the news during a Paramount investor day Tuesday. No director or writer has been announced, though it seems that Krasinski would be a natural choice. Since launching in 2018, the A Quiet Place franchise […]

MPSE Golden Reel Awards Nominations Announced

The Motion Picture Sound Editors has revealed the nominations for its 69th annual Golden Reel Awards in categories spanning feature film, television, animation, computer entertainment and student productions. The awards will be presented March 13 during a virtual event due to COVID-19. Dune, The Matrix Resurrections, Nightmare Alley and A Quiet Place Part II lead […]

When Sound Inhabits Emotional State, From ‘Last Night in Soho’ to ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!’

Last Night in Soho Focus Features For Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller — in which Ellie (Thomasin McKenzie) is transported to Soho in the swinging ’60s, where she follows a singer, Sandie (Anya Taylor-Joy) — the director’s go-to supervising sound editor/designer and rerecording mixer, Julian Slater, aimed to create sounds that might come from 1965. “We […]

‘A Quiet Place’ Spinoff Enlists ‘Pig’ Director Michael Sarnoski

Michael Sarnoski, a breakout filmmaker thanks to the Nicolas Cage drama Pig, is in negotiations to direct the next film set in the A Quiet Place universe, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The Paramount project is not a direct sequel to A Quiet Place (2018) and A Quiet Place Part II (2021) but rather a spinoff […]

Box Office Milestone: ‘Quiet Place II’ Crosses $100M Domestically in Pandemic-Era First

A Quiet Place Part II continues to make plenty of noise at the North American box office. The Paramount pic — in which John Krasinski returns to the directors’ chair — on Friday became the first movie in the pandemic era to cross the $100 million mark domestically upon finishing the day with $101 million […]

‘Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ Clobbers Friday Box Office With $9.8M

The U.S. box office is continuing its summer recovery. The latest pic to overperform is The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It. The New Line and Warner Bros.’ horror film conjured up $9.8 million on Friday for a projected domestic opening of $23 million to $27 million, well ahead of expectations and enough to […]

‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Sound Supervisors Featured in THR’s ‘Behind the Screen’ Episode

Erik Aadahl and Ethan van de Ryn, the supervising sound editors on John Krasinksi’s A Quiet Place Part II, are featured in a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Behind the Screen.” The sequel to the 2018 Paramount thriller — which opened in theaters last weekend with $57 million, the highest debut for a movie since the […]

The Subtle Hope of ‘A Quiet Place Part II’

[This story contains spoilers for A Quiet Place Part II]. Millicent Simmonds’ Reagan Abbott follows the train tracks to an abandoned train car. Carefully, quietly, she makes her way through the metal tube, attentive and cautiously taking in her surroundings, but her eyes purposefully avoid the dead corpses slouched in the seats and laying in […]

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Scores Pandemic-Era Best $57M Opening

The North American box office is making major noise as Memorial Day weekend unfolds. John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place Part II grossed $19.3 million on Friday and $14.9 million on Saturday from 3,752 theaters for a projected four-day weekend debut of $57 million. That includes a three-day gross of $47.4 million. (Those estimates could shift […]

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Heads for Mega $57M Opening

The North American box office is loud once again. John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place Part II is making history over Memorial Day weekend, grossing $19.3 million on Friday alone from 3,752 theaters for a projected four-day weekend of $57 million. That includes a projected three-day gross in the $47 million range. All are the biggest […]

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Shouts Loudly With $4.8M in Thursday Previews

After months of waiting for the COVID-19 crisis to ease, the box office returned to some semblance of normalcy Thursday night as Hollywood event pics A Quiet Place Part II and Cruella opened in advance of the long Memorial Day weekend. Directed by John Krasinski for Paramount, Quiet Place 2 took in a huge $4.8 […]

Amid Film-to-Streaming Shift, Could Blindsiding Talent Become the New Normal?

When ViacomCBS chief Bob Bakish announced during an earnings call May 6 that the Mark Wahlberg movie Infinite would bypass theaters for a debut on the company’s fledgling streamer Paramount+, the CEO said the film would “create a lot of noise.” But the noise it created was the sound of angry phone calls. Wahlberg, director […]