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28 years later: fans delighted by this news made official by Sony

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May18,2024

It was in 2002 that Danny Boyle offered fans of the horror and post-apocalyptic genre his film 28 Days Later. The production was a commercial success. He even has the right to a sequel and soon, the British director will be back behind the camera for a third opus entitled 28 Years Later. While filming for this highly anticipated sequel has begun, Sony Pictures has just confirmed and made official news that all fans have been waiting for.

28 Years later: fans delighted by this news made official by Sony

Danny Boyle returns for 28 Years Later

In 2002, the public discovered Danny Boyle's new film 28 Days Later on the screens starring Cillian Murphy and Naomie Harris. The story tells that ofa young Londoner who comes out of a coma and wakes up alone at home. the hospital. He finds himself in a town that has become deserted after a virus has spread. The production was a hit at the box office and received positive reviews. In 2007, the Spanish-British director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo offered a sequel with 28 Weeks Later.

28 Years later: fans delighted by this news made official by Sony

The good news is that Danny Boyle will offer us a third film with 28 Years Later. A sequel for which he will be back with the director's hat and accompanied by by Alex Garland (Civil War) for the scenario. The British director will also reunite with Cillian Murphy who played Jim in the first film. The actor who was Oscar winner for his role in Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer will serve as executive producer on the project. Although the actor is associated with At the film, fans were disappointed to know that they would not see him in front of Boyle's camera, just like this one…

SONY Confirms The news that all the fans were waiting

Except that today, it's excellent news which was confirmed by Tom Rothman, the president of Sony Pictures. In fact, he has just made it official in an interview given to Deadline, what all fans were waiting for: Cillian Murphy joins the cast of 28 Years Later and to specify

Yes, but in a surprising and growing way, let me put it that way.

So, Cillian Murphy joins Jodie Comer (Alone in the Dark), Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Ralph Fiennes who were already in the film. associated with the film.

28 Years Later: Fans Delighted by this news made official by Sony

Concerning the plot, we do not have details but we know that the film should be the first part of a trilogy of which the second opus could be made by Nia DaCostaà which we owe Candyman and The Marvels. A few days ago, Sony revealed the release date of the film: 28 Years Later is expected in theaters on June 20, 2025.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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