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Day One reportedly sets streaming release date for horror prequel

Day One reportedly sets streaming release date for horror prequel
Day One reportedly sets streaming release date for horror prequel

The latest horror thriller from Paramount Pictures A quiet place: day one is expected to be available digitally and via video on demand soon. This comes nearly two weeks after the official theatrical release of the Lupita Nyong’o-directed film.




Before his cinematic debut A quiet place: day one first had its world premiere at the 2024 Tribeca Film Festival. Since then, the horror prequel has been receiving positive reviews from critics. It currently has a Certified Fresh rating of 87% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 244 reviews, which is lower than the first two installments in the franchise. So far, the film has already grossed over $180 million at the box office worldwide after a record-breaking opening weekend. However, despite its critical and commercial success, Warner Bros. seems to have already set the date for the film’s digital release.

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According to The Direct, A quiet place: day one will reportedly be available to rent or buy later this month on Tuesday, July 30 on digital and VOD platforms. This date was reportedly announced in an X-post shared by the official Prime Video account, but the post has since been deleted. This could mean that the date is still subject to change or that it was announced ahead of schedule.


The film was directed by Michael Sarnoski, who received critical acclaim for his work on the 2021 film. Pig. In a previous interview, Sarnoski admitted that he was initially discouraged from signing to major studio films following the success of his directorial debut. However, the prequel’s unique story and the support of franchise creator John Krasinski, who gave him free rein on the project, were the reasons that made him agree to the film. “‘When else am I going to get the opportunity to do a major franchise film where I have the freedom to explore a character that a film like this wouldn’t normally cover – and with the support of the previous filmmaker?’ I just couldn’t shake it,” he said.

In addition to directing A quiet place: day oneSarnoski also wrote the prequel’s screenplay, with Krasinski serving as a producer. The film stars Lupita Nyong’o as Sam, Joseph Quinn as Eric, Alex Wolff as Reuben, Eliana Umuhire as Zena, and Djimon Hounsou as Henri from the 2020 film. A quiet place part IIIn the film, Sam, a terminally ill woman, experiences the alien invasion with her service cat Frodo, played by two trained kittens named Schnitzel and Nico. To prepare for her role, Nyong’o had to undergo cat therapy due to her fear of cats. At the end of filming, the Oscar winner was able to overcome her phobia by adopting a cat of her own named Yoyo.


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What’s next for Lupita Nyong’o and Joseph Quinn?

After the leading role in A quiet place: day oneNyong’o has another project lined up for this year in the form of DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming sci-fi drama The Wild Robot. In the animated film, Nyong’o will lend her voice to the title role of Roz, who is described as an abandoned robot who lives in the forest. The acclaimed actress is also currently set to star in the UFC drama film The Wild Robot. Straw weightabout a rookie fighter and a former UFC champion facing off in the Octagon. Quinn, meanwhile, will be seen in Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated sequel to the 2000 epic drama. gladiator. He was also chosen to play the latest version of Johnny Storm/Human Torch in Marvel Studios’. The fantastic Four Restart.


A quiet place: day one is still playing in cinemas worldwide.

Source: The Direct