Will "M3GAN" Get a Sequel? Why It's a Definite Possibility

M3GAN, (aka MEGAN), from left: M3gan (voice: Jenna Davis), Violet McGraw, 2023. ph: Geoffrey Short /  Universal Pictures /Courtesy Everett Collection

“M3GAN,” the brand new horror film a couple of terrifying AI doll, grew to become immediately iconic the minute viewers noticed her within the film’s first trailer. The film stars Allison Williams as Gemma, a robotics engineer who designs M3GAN to be the right toy. She presents the primary — and solely prototype — to her niece Cady (Violet McGraw), just for M3GAN to go on a rampage of terror.

Though M3GAN is now not a menace to Gemma and Cady on the finish of the film, the movie does arrange a sequel. In the film, considered one of Gemma’s coworkers steals the schematics for M3GAN and sells them to a different toy firm. Now that the plans for M3GAN are on the market on the planet, any toy firm may make its personal, which implies “M3GAN” may simply get a sequel.

“M3GAN” producer James Wan (who additionally helped develop the story with screenwriter Akela Cooper) defined {that a} “M3GAN” sequel may simply be the start of an prolonged universe in a Jan. 3 interview with Collider. “What I’ll say to that’s, in any of my motion pictures, whether or not it is The Conjuring Universe, or Saw, or Malignant, or M3GAN right here, we like to think about a much bigger world,” he defined. “For me, it is about creating the world, and realizing who the characters are, the place the story may doubtlessly go, after which constructing this larger world, after which going into that and going, ‘Okay, I’m telling this specific story, however I do know different stuff that is occurring.’ So if we’re lucky sufficient to have sequels, then we have now an concept of the place we need to go.”

Meanwhile, The New York Times reported in November that Universal was already on the brink of green-light a sequel simply primarily based on the response to the trailer. It additionally helps that “M3GAN” had a comparatively small reported funds at $12 million.

So plainly a continuation of “M3GAN” and her universe is probably going. We’ll have to attend and see what kind it takes.

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