Attack the Block 2 Will Officially Reunite John Boyega and Director Joe Cornish

John Boyega will probably be again to defend his residence in opposition to aliens in a long-awaited sequel to Assault the Block. Deadline confirmed that each Boyega (via his UpperRoom Productions firm) and author/director Joe Cornish will return to provide the movie, and each males appeared keen in regards to the alternative. Moreover, Nira Park (via her Full Fiction manufacturing firm she fashioned with Cornish and filmmaker Edgar Wright) and James Wilson may even return to provide Attack the Block 2. John Boyega mentioned,

“It has been a decade since Assault the Block was launched and a lot has modified since then. I am excited to see this heightened story return to the streets of London. Moses has remained one in every of my favourite characters to play and bringing him again is a large honor.”

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As for Joe Cornish, who will write and direct the sequel like he did with the unique, he mentioned, “I am thrilled we’re formally saying our return to the world of Assault the Block on the tenth anniversary of the movie’s launch. I can not wait to work alongside John once more, bringing audiences an excellent larger slice of inner-city alien motion.” Within the authentic movie, Moses (performed by Boyega) grabs a few of his pals in an effort to thwart a mobilization of evil aliens who’re making an attempt to take over their neighborhood. The film was met blended reception on the time, however has since gathered a loyal fanbase that has clamored for a sequel for years.

John Boyega will proceed his already legendary appearing profession after successful a Golden Globe for his supporting function within the Amazon sequence Small Axe. Earlier than that, he was most identified for his function as Finn within the Star Wars movies. Final yr, he made headlines after criticizing Disney and Lucasfilm for limiting his function within the Star Wars movies, saying in an interview with GQ, “You get your self concerned in initiatives and you are not essentially going to love all the things. [But] what I might say to Disney is don’t convey out a black character, market them to be way more vital within the franchise than they’re after which have them pushed to the aspect. It isn’t good. I will say it straight up.”

Though he has repeatedly shared his love and gratefulness for the franchise as properly, Boyega has confirmed his profession is a lot greater than his function in Star Wars.

Joe Cornish is thought for writing movies like The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, Ant-Man, and The Child Who Would Be King (which he additionally directed). If that resume proves something, it is that he’s greater than able to delivering a enjoyable and thrilling sequel to Attack the Block, particularly with Boyega on the helm.

No plot particulars or launch date have but been given for Assault the Block 2, nevertheless it’s prone to be a yr or two earlier than manufacturing begins. As for the plot, it is going to in all probability deal with extra alien invaders and their try and take over Moses’ block (only a guess). This information originated at Deadline.

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