John Krasinski signs first agreement with Paramount – The Hollywood Reporter


Before the release of A Quiet Place, Part II, John Krasinski and his Sunday Night Banner have signed a first look deal with Paramount Pictures.

Krasinski’s first Quiet place The film was a huge hit in 2018 for Paramount, grossing $ 341 million at the global box office. The studio has stepped up a sequel, but the photo’s release in 2020 was marked by the pandemic and the shutdown of the theater. It will air on the big screen in North America on May 28 – the start of Memorial Day weekend – and debut on the streaming service Paramount + 45 days later.

The next film to be directed under the New Paramount Pact will be an untitled feature film – already dated November 17, 2023 – which will be written and directed by Krasinski and will star both him and Ryan Reynolds. (In recent days, Reynolds’ production company Maximum Effort also signed a first-look deal with Paramount.)

The Sunday Night Slate features a new episode of the Quiet place deductible Mud director Jeff Nichols and thriller Apartment 7A by director Natalie Erika James.

“John Krasinski is the most formidable quadruple threat (writer, director, producer and star) out there, and we couldn’t be more excited to continue our collaboration with him and his partners at Sunday Night,” said the chairman of the Paramount film group Emma Watts in a statement.

Krasinski added, “I am delighted to continue my relationship with Paramount, who has been the most supportive partner throughout the creation of our A quiet place world and in the development of these new, original stories we can’t wait to tell.

Krasinski is replaced by WME and Schreck Rose.


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