Glen Powell will star in ‘Twisters’ with Daisy Edgar-Jones a belated sequel to 1996’s ‘Twister’, a film far from being a classic but one that has its fans. According to Deadline, Lee Isaac Chung will direct the film from a script written by Mark L. Smith, which will be released on July 19, 2024 by Universal and Amblin Entertainment.
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Called a “new chapter” of the 1996 film, the outlet reported that the film grossed $500 million at the box office and received Oscar nominations in the visual and sound effects categories. The cast of the film iIt included Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Carey Elwes, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. the plot of the next film Twisters remains “secret” although it would star the daughter of the two protagonists of the original film.
Warner Bros. Pictures will co-finance ‘Twisters’ with Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley. In addition, Universal’s executive vice president of production, Sara Scott, and creative executive, Jacqueline Garell, will manage production for the studio, which began as a reboot directed by Joseph Kosinski and has ended as a sequel.
Kosinski has dropped out of the project after the success of ‘Top Gun Maverick’, and now Chung will direct the script is by Mark L. Smith, screenwriter of ‘Martyrs’ or ‘The Revenant’, and according to sources everyone who has read it, including Steven Spielberg, says it’s a great script.
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