M. Night Shyamalan has confirmed two new motion pictures for Universal Pictures.
The 49-year-old filmmaker – finest identified for the likes of ‘The Sixth Sense’, ‘Signs’ and ‘The Village’ – is about to write down and produce a pair of untitled supernatural thrillers for the studio with deliberate launch dates of February 26, 2021 and February 17, 2023 respectively.
Universal Pictures president Peter Cramer mentioned: ”M. Night Shyamalan continues to create thrilling, extremely authentic tales that maintain world audiences on the sting of their seats.
”There is nobody like him: he’s a grasp filmmaker working on the top of his powers, and we’re honored that he has as soon as once more chosen Universal to be the house for his subsequent two unbelievable initiatives.”
Meanwhile, Shyamalan – who’s at the moment engaged on 10-episode psychological thriller ‘Servant’ for AppleTV Plus – heaped reward on the partnership because of the studios dedication to ”authentic movies”.
He defined: ”There are great studios on the market, however Universal has made it a mandate to launch authentic movies.
”They are one of the best at discovering an viewers for brand new tales with sudden tones. I consider authentic movies are essential to the longevity of the theatrical expertise.
”I’m so excited to be working with them once more and bringing new tales to the film display screen for years to return.”
Meanwhile, Shyamalan beforehand admitted he cried when he heard that ‘Glass’ – a sequel to ‘Unbreakable’ and ‘Split’ and is the ultimate chapter in his ‘Eastrail 177’ trilogy – had taken a essential beating.
He mentioned: ”I used to be in London once I heard the US evaluations for ‘Glass’ have been poor, I used to be in a make-up chair for a TV present, and I cried.”
He went on to clarify that the primary response to the movie – which ended up making almost $247 million worldwide – have been overwhelmingly constructive and meant he was much more upset when he acquired his damaging suggestions as a result of he wasn’t ”ready” for it.
He continued: ”We’d simply come again from the London screenings, which have been via the roof. We had solely nice screenings of the film all over the world. So basically I wasn’t ready.
”I had this false sense of being part of the group in a protected method. But boy, did I really feel distraught that day.”