“The Guest 2” Isn’t What You Expect

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Adam Wingard’s well-received 2014 thriller “The Guest,” which helped turn a post-Downton Dan Stevens and “It Follows” actress Maika Monroe into stars, has garnered a cult following in the years since.

In the years since there’s been talk of a potential follow-up, but in a recent interview writer Simon Barrett told THR that another film isn’t in the works even as financially the possibility makes total sense for investors.

Instead, they’re working on a follow-up in a different form altogether from another movie and it’s something they’re toying with at the moment:

“It’s very funny how everyone feels very strongly that a Guest sequel would be a viable financial model for some financier. If that financier emerges, we’d definitely be willing to talk to them, but I have to admit that we’d probably just try to get them to give us their money for something else.

At this point, I

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