Sequel to ‘A Simple Favor’ to begin production

A SEQUEL to the 2018 black comedy A Easy Favor is about to start manufacturing later this yr, in accordance with Folks journal.

The unique movie, which starred Anna Kendrick, Blake Energetic and Henry Golding, was based mostly on a ebook by Darcy Bell. It advised the story of Stephanie, a mommy vlogger who makes an attempt to determine why and the way her greatest good friend Emily goes lacking, whereas getting nearer to Emily’s husband Sean.

Final Could, Kendrick spoke to Leisure Weekly, saying: “I can’t wait to revisit the hilarious, deeply darkish internal world of Stephanie Smothers, and reunite Stephanie and Emily below the watchful and classy eye of the fantastic [director] Paul Feig.”

The sequel has been confirmed to be set in Capri, Italy, and can reunite Kendrick with Energetic, whose character was imprisoned on the finish of the primary movie. No different casting is confirmed but, however with each stars signed on, it’s probably different large names from the primary film will ultimately comply with return too, resembling Golding as Emily’s now ex-husband.

In a January interview with E! Information, Kendrick mentioned: “I’ve really learn the script now, and it’s so good. They did such a fantastic job of, in some methods, making her type of older and wiser. However, on the identical time, there are qualities that an individual simply can’t actually change about themselves.”