Crawl 2 Is Being Discussed Nonstop Says Director Alexandre Aja

Crawl 2 could nicely occur, in response to director Alexandre Aja. The filmmaker not too long ago revealed, as reported by Bloody Disgusting, {that a} sequel to the 2019 alligator creature characteristic is being mentioned. Aja has been engaged on placing collectively a take for the sequel, which he says is de facto enjoyable.

Alexandre Aja is at the moment selling his newest film Oxygen, which is now out there on Netflix. Throughout the interview in query, he was requested about the potential of a Crawl sequel. Whereas nothing is concretely taking place but, these wheels are very a lot in movement. Here is what Aja needed to say about it.

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“We have been speaking a couple of sequel nonstop, and placing collectively a very, actually enjoyable take. I believe the story of Haley is a very sturdy one, however I imagine that Crawl is about nature taking back its due, and sort of like… extra hurricane pushed, man versus animal. So possibly will probably be one other story altogether.”

Crawl, produced by Sam Raimi, was launched in 2019 and starred Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper. It takes place as a class 5 hurricane is thrashing down Florida. Haley (Scodelario) is on the lookout for her father who has been injured and is trapped within the crawl house. Because the storm intensifies and the water ranges rise, alligators crash the party, making issues far worse than anticipated. Talking additional, Alexandre Aja defined that they’re at the moment attempting to nail down the story that may make the sequel pretty much as good as its predecessor.

“We’re on the lookout for that human story proper now, that shall be as sturdy because the one within the first one. To make the second legit.”

From a pure {dollars} and cents standpoint, it is simple to see why Paramount Footage, which distributed the primary film, could be keen on Crawl 2. Working from a reported funds of simply $13.5 million, Crawl earned greater than $91 million on the international field workplace. It additionally garnered very favorable reviews, at the moment sitting at 84 % on Rotten Tomatoes. Within the horror/style world, that every one however solidifies a sequel of some type. At this level it looks as if it is only a matter of getting the story ironed out as these concerned appear wanting to get again within the saddle.

We’re left with fairly a number of questions at this stage. As Alexandre Aja teases, we may be taking a look at a brand new story solely. Haley and her father (narrowly) survived the occasions of the primary film. Would it not make sense to have them coping with alligators once more for some cause? Which may not really feel natural. It appears much more doubtless that we’ll choose up with a brand new forged who should survive their very own harrowing ordeal. It additionally is not clear if Aja would return to direct or if he would move the torch to another person. We’ll you’ll want to hold you posted as any additional particulars on Crawl 2 are made out there. Within the meantime, Oxygen is streaming now on Netflix.

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