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Remember Those Horrifying Monsters in A Quiet Place? John Krasinski Played One of Them

Remember Those Horrifying Monsters in A Quiet Place? John Krasinski Played One of Them
John Krasinski and Emily Blunt hushed us into complete suspense in A Quiet Place. Not only did John direct and costar in the film, but as revealed in an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live, he also played the sound-sensitive monsters. Donning a motion picture suit, Krasinski crawled around exactly how he imagined the scary beings would move. And if you have any doubts about the validity of his dedication to portraying the monsters, Kimmel whipped out a hilarious photo of Krasinski in full character as an other-worldly beast.

"Yeah . . . that's embarrassing," John joked as soon as he saw the photo. "They took that picture, and I thought I was auditioning for Lion King. I don't know what's going on in that. I was there, though, just dialed in."

Krasinski also talked about getting to star alongside his wife, calling her the "classiest, smartest, most dedicated actress I've ever known." Watch
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John Krasinski Is Writing A Quiet Place 2 Based on His Own Idea

John Krasinski Is Writing A Quiet Place 2 Based on His Own Idea
John Krasinski is coming back to write A Quiet Place 2. Krasinski made a very unexpected transition to blockbuster filmmaking, in the horror genre no less, earlier this year with A Quiet Place, which went on to become a massive hit for Paramount. Now, Krasinski reveals that he's returning for the sequel in a very significant way, as he'll pen the screenplay based on his own idea.

We previously heard that John Krasinski, who most people knew previously from his work on The Office, was in the early stages of working on the sequel. But as he revealed during a recent Q&A at the Silver Screen Theatre in Los Angeles, he actually didn't intend to come back for A Quiet Place 2. He had even told the studio to find someone else. Here's what he had to say about it.

"Then I had this small idea for a sequel, but I
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‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel Will Be Written by John Krasinski

‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel Will Be Written by John Krasinski
We all assumed this would happen, and now it’s official: John Krasinski is writing the Quiet Place sequel. The minute a sequel for the hit horror film was announced, it was confirmed that Krasinski would be involved in some capacity. While he may not direct, it’s clear now that he’ll definitely be contributing to the script. […]

The post ‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel Will Be Written by John Krasinski appeared first on /Film.
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John Krasinski Reveals That He is Writing A Quiet Place Sequel

After A Quiet Place earned $332 million at the box office worldwide with a production budget of $17 million, Paramount Pictures began development on a sequel that was recently given a May 15th, 2020 release date. While co-writer/director/star John Krasinski wasn't initially expected to be involved as a writer or director for the follow-up film, it's now been revealed that he's working on a screenplay for the sequel.

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that during a recent Q&A at the Silver Screen Theatre in Los Angeles, Krasinski announced that he is currently writing a screenplay for the sequel to A Quiet Place:

"...I had this small idea for a sequel, but I didn't think it would go anywhere. So, I said to the studio, 'Just go do the movie with somebody else.' They heard some pitches, and I told Drew [Form, producer] about this little idea, and he told me to
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Looks Like John Krasinski Is Writing A Quiet Place 2 After All

In the eyes of John Krasinski, A Quiet Place was always a one-time gig – that is, until now.

After gobbling up more than $300 million worldwide, Paramount quickly ordered a follow-up to its beloved sleeper hit, and while Krasinski was initially in two minds about returning to the world of blind and barbaric monsters, he’s now confirmed via The Hollywood Reporter that, yes, he’ll be penning the script to A Quiet Place 2.

A 2020 release date clearly gave Krasinski ample time to mull over the fate of his horror sequel, ultimately leading him to the decision to have another crack at his apocalyptic thriller. While soliciting questions at the Silver Screen Theatre in Los Angeles, the writer-director said the following about A Quiet Place:

That was my intention for the movie itself. Then I had this small idea for a sequel, but I didn’t think it would go anywhere.
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John Krasinski Says He's Currently Writing the Sequel To A Quiet Place

We’ve known for awhile that Paramount Pictures was developing to sequel to the hit horror film A Quiet Place. It was previously reported that writers Bryan Woods and Scott Beck were developing a story for the sequel, but now it appears that John Krasinski has come with with the story and is currently writing the script.

During a recent Q&A via The Hollywood Reporter, explained that he initially told Paramount to do the sequel with somebody else since he “had this small idea for a sequel, but I didn’t think it would go anywhere.”

He went on to say that after the studio and producer Andrew Form heard some pitches, Form told Krasinki to think about his idea a little longer. “And then I thought, ‘This might really work.’ So, I’m currently writing the sequel.”

He didn’t say what the idea was, but he did
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John Krasinski on his secret role as the monster in A Quiet Place

John Krasinski also played the part of the monster in A Quiet Place.

The former Office star John Krasinski was a busy man on this year’s hit horror film A Quiet Place, not only directing the movie but starring in it too.

But this wasn’t his only involvement on set as the actor has now revealed on Jimmy Kimmel Live that he was also the actor behind the film’s terrifying monster, given its full due in that tense final scene:

“Nobody knows it because I’ve kept it [a secret]. This is gonna end my career. Yeah, the commitment level was very high. The amazing people at Ilm, said, ya know, ‘So how does the creature move?’ So I said, ‘Well, this is how I think he’s gonna crawl.’ And they just said, ‘Well, why don’t you throw on the suit?’ And I was like, ‘Totally!”

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John Krasinski Is Writing ‘A Quiet Place 2’

In a year that's likely to go down as one of the best moments in horror history, A Quiet Place kicked off the hype early with a round of festival buzz followed by box office success. The film came as a surprise to most -- a tense and thrilling creature horror directed by and starring John Krasinski of The Office fame and his real-life wife, Golden Globe-winning actress Emily Blunt. Set in a not-too-distant future, the film follows a family trying to survive in a world where alien invaders hunt by sound. The film pulled in $…
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John Krasinski Talks 'A Quiet Place 2' and Moment That Made Him Cry

John Krasinski Talks 'A Quiet Place 2' and Moment That Made Him Cry
[This story contains minor spoilers for A Quiet Place.]  

Writer-director John Krasinski has enjoyed unlikely success with A Quiet Place, a film he thought would be a once-in-a-career experience.

The largely silent horror film about a family trying to survive in a world dominated by sound-hunting monsters earned $334.5 million globally and has emerged as a surprise Oscar contender. Paramount quickly greenlighted a sequel, but Krasinski did not expect to be involved, telling his wife and co-star Emily Blunt that he preferred to leave it as a special experience they shared together.

"That was my intention for the movie ...
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A Quiet Place Director John Krasinski Says He Played the Monster

After having its world premiere at this year's South by Southwest film festival, A Quiet Place quickly established itself as one of the year's best horror movies. Directed by John Krasinski, the film co-starred Krasinki and Emily Blunt as two parents doing their best to keep their children safe in a world overrun with sound-sensitive creatures. Krasinski's work on the film wasn't limited to directing and playing the Abbott family patriarch, however, as the actor has revealed he was the one to portray the mysterious monster as well.

On a recent Jimmy Kimmel Live! appearance, Krasinski spoke about his directing duties while working on the film. It was up to him to explain to the crew how the monster was to move, but actions certainly speak louder than words. As the actor and director shows in a photograph taken from the set, Krasinski wore a motion capture suit to provide
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Film News Roundup: Diana Silvers Joins Jessica Chastain’s Actioner ‘Eve’

Film News Roundup: Diana Silvers Joins Jessica Chastain’s Actioner ‘Eve’
In today’s film news roundup, Diana Silvers joins Jessica Chastain’s “Eve,” “Halloween” outpaces “The Nun’s” Fandango pre-sales, and Rlje Films nabs the horror-thriller “Monster Party.”

Casting

Newcomer Diana Silvers has been cast in Tate Taylor’s action movie “Eve” opposite Jessica Chastain, John Malkovich, and Colin Farrell, Variety has learned exclusively.

Taylor replaced Matthew Newton as director of “Eve” after Newton left the project earlier this year following online backlash due to his history of alleged assault and domestic violence. Voltage will fully finance “Eve” and handle worldwide sales. Farrell will be playing the leader of a black-ops organization whom Chastain’s title character works for.

Silvers also landed the lead opposite Octavia Spencer in Taylor’s upcoming film “Ma” and will also be seen in M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” with Bruce Willis, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Samuel L. Jackson. She has been shooting Annapurna’s “Booksmart,
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True Story: John Krasinski Played the Monster in A Quiet Place

Like many of you out there, I consider one of this year’s best horror flicks to be John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place co-starring his wife, Emily Blunt. But did you know that on top of co-writing, starring, and directing the creature feature, Krasinski also played the film’s main monsters? True story. Recently Krasinski was a […]

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Remember Those Horrifying Monsters in A Quiet Place? John Krasinski Played One of Them

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt hushed us into complete suspense in A Quiet Place. Not only did John direct and costar in the film, but as revealed in an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live, he also played the sound-sensitive monsters. Donning a motion picture suit, Krasinski crawled around exactly how he imagined the scary beings would move. And if you have any doubts about the validity of his dedication to portraying the monsters, Kimmel whipped out a hilarious photo of Krasinski in full character as an other-worldly beast.

"Yeah . . . that's embarrassing," John joked as soon as he saw the photo. "They took that picture, and I thought I was auditioning for Lion King. I don't know what's going on in that. I was there, though, just dialed in."

Krasinski also talked about getting to star alongside his wife, calling her the "classiest, smartest, most dedicated actress I've ever known." Watch
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Hollywood’s New Leaders 2018: The Creatives

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Hollywood’s New Leaders 2018: The Creatives
Each year Variety’s New Leaders feature profiles the most prominent up-and-comers in the entertainment business. To determine this year’s worthies, Variety looked across disciplines, from television, digital, music and film, to law and finance, as well as content creators. They were proposed by their bosses and peers who have worked with them and seen their rise. All are age 40 or under, and Variety has measured them by the progress of their career trajectories: do they take calculated risks? How fast have they risen in their companies? Are they innovative and employ solutions to problems that are creative? As part of the salute to the qualities that keep the town humming, filmmaker/producer Travis Knight, who founded Laika Studios and is finishing up the anticipated “Bumblebee” for Paramount, as well as Variety‘s 10 Assistants to Watch along with the New Leaders will be recognized Oct. 17, at the Jeremy Hotel rooftop in West Hollywood.
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John Krasinski Reveals He Also Played the Monsters in ‘A Quiet Place’ (Video)

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John Krasinski Reveals He Also Played the Monsters in ‘A Quiet Place’ (Video)
John Krasinski didn’t just have one role in his movie, “A Quiet Place,” which he also directed. He also played the monsters in the horror film.

During his appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Tuesday night, host Jimmy Kimmel held up a picture of Krasinski in his motion-capture suit that would ultimately transform him into the creatures that hunt him and his family in the movie.

“This is going to end my career,” Krasinski joked, before adding, “the commitment level was really high.”

Also Read: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski Explain Why They Joined Forces for 'A Quiet Place' (Exclusive Video)

Krasinski explained: “The amazing people at [Industrial Light and Magic] asked, ‘So how does the creature move?’ and I said, ‘Well, this is how I think he’s gonna crawl.’ And they said, ‘Well, why don’t you throw on the suit?’ And I was like, ‘Totally!’ Then they took
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The PCAs Drama Movie Finalists Are So Intense They'll Keep You on the Edge of Your Seat

The PCAs Drama Movie Finalists Are So Intense They'll Keep You on the Edge of Your Seat
The 2018 E! People's Choice Awards are quickly approaching, and the excitement is getting our hearts racing and blood pumping! As it turns out, that feeling we have about the upcoming PCAs is also the exact same feeling we get when watching each of the finalists for Drama Movie of 2018. Sure, the type of adrenaline running through our bodies when we see Emily Blunt and John Krasinski try to survive a world overrun with terrifying creatures in A Quiet Place is completely different than the kind we feel while watching Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan get it on in Fifty Shades Freed, but it's still a total rush. No matter which Drama Movie of 2018 you...
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Lol! John Krasinski Pulls a Hilarious Prank on Jimmy Kimmel

Lol! John Krasinski Pulls a Hilarious Prank on Jimmy Kimmel
John Krasinski strikes again!   The 38-year-old actor appeared on Tuesday's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! and pulled a prank on the late-night talk show host.   Back when they were neighbors in Los Angeles, the two celebrities used to get into all kinds of silly shenanigans. In 2011, the star of A Quiet Place broke into Jimmy Kimmel's house and put Christmas ornaments all over his living room. The host got his revenge later that year by putting a giant insurance sign in Krasinski's driveway. However, the friendly feud didn't stop there. The following year Krasinski bought a zombie figure and placed it in Kimmel's yard. The host retaliated by sneaking a giant...
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John Krasinski Reveals He Secretly Played A Quiet Place's Monsters: 'I Kept It Quiet!'

John Krasinski Reveals He Secretly Played A Quiet Place's Monsters: 'I Kept It Quiet!'
John Krasinski‘s role in A Quiet Place was much more substantial than viewers think.

The actor, 38, visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday where he revealed that he didn’t just direct, co-write, and star as the protagonist in last spring’s hit horror thriller — he also played one of the film’s noise-seeking creatures themselves.

“Nobody knows it because I’ve kept it quiet,” Krasinski told Kimmel, whose ABC late night show is on a week-long trip to Brooklyn, New York.

Of course, Kimmel was prepared — with a photo of Krasinski in a full-body motion capture suit on set.
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‘Black Panther,’ ‘A Star Is Born’ Lead 2018 Hollywood Music in Media Awards Nominees

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‘Black Panther,’ ‘A Star Is Born’ Lead 2018 Hollywood Music in Media Awards Nominees
The Hollywood Music in Media Awards, recognizing music in film, TV, video games, commercials, and trailers, today announced nominees for its 2018 edition. Among the nominates films are Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut “A Star Is Born,” “Black Panther,” “BlacKkKlansman,” “Quincy,” and more.

The ceremony will feature presentations, performances, and a special achievement award. Past honorees include Diane Warren, Smokey Robinson, and Glen Campbell.

Hmma nominations are selected by an advisory board and selection committee which includes journalists, music executives, music-media industry professionals comprised of select members of the Society of Composers and Lyricists, The Television Academy, the AMPAS Music Branch, Naras, and performing rights organizations.

The awards will be held at the Avalon Hollywood on Wednesday, Nov. 14. A portion of proceeds benefit Education Through Music – Los Angeles.

A list of the visual media nominees are below:

Original Score – Feature Film

Alexandre Desplat – “The Sisters Brothers” (Annapurna)

Carter Burwell – “The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs
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29 Recently Released Horror Movies That Are Already on Netflix

29 Recently Released Horror Movies That Are Already on Netflix
We can't get enough scary movies lately. Even after our sixth consecutive viewing of Get Out, we're still jumping out of our seats and coming up with new fan theories. Then came A Quiet Place, which made us fall back in love with horror movies all over again. Unfortunately, we're going to have to wait a little while for the A Quiet Place sequel, but Netflix has some recent must-see scary movies that can terrify us in the meantime. From long-awaited sequels to Netflix originals, these 29 films (all originally released in the past two years) will shock and entertain you.
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