28 Years Later: Boyle and Garland Reunite for Trilogy
Danny Boyle and Alex Garland are teaming up again for a sequel to the zombie horror film, 28 Days Later, with the potential for a trilogy. Learn more about their plans and involvement in the project.
Boyle and Garland Reunite for 28 Years Later
Danny Boyle and Alex Garland, the creative duo behind the 2002 zombie horror film, 28 Days Later, are joining forces once again for a sequel titled 28 Years Later.
The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Boyle and Garland are currently shopping the project to studios, with an exciting carrot dangling in front of them - the potential of turning this sequel into a trilogy.
Boyle is set to direct 28 Years Later, while Garland will take on the role of the sole writer for all three films. Alongside them, Andrew Macdonald and Peter Rice will serve as producers.
The Plot and Previous Installments
In the original 28 Days Later, Cillian Murphy portrays a bicycle courier who wakes up from a coma to find that a deadly virus has been accidentally released, turning people into zombies.
The film was a success and received a sequel in 2007, titled 28 Weeks Later. However, Boyle and Garland were not involved in the second installment.
Now, with 28 Years Later, fans are hopeful to see the creative minds behind the original film bring their vision to a new chapter in the saga of the infected world.
Recent Projects and Anticipation
Boyle recently directed Pistol, an episodic series based on the legendary punk band, Sex Pistols. On the other hand, Garland wrote and directed the A24 thriller, Civil War, which is set to grace the big screens in April.
The announcement of 28 Years Later has generated excitement among fans of the original films, as they eagerly await the return of Boyle and Garland's unique storytelling and cinematic style.
While the project is still in the early stages, it is expected that 28 Years Later will bring back the thrilling and intense atmosphere, coupled with thought-provoking underlying themes, that made the first film a cult favorite.