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Film News Roundup: Djimon Hounsou Replaces Brian Tyree Henry in ‘Quiet Place’ Sequel

Film News Roundup: Djimon Hounsou Replaces Brian Tyree Henry in ‘Quiet Place’ Sequel

In today’s film news roundup, Djimon Hounsou fills in for Brian Tyree Henry in the “Quiet Place” sequel, “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” gets a wide release and a Louis Armstrong documentary has been set.

Casting

Paramount Pictures has cast Djimon Hounsou as a replacement for Brian Tyree Henry in its sequel to “A Quiet Place.”

Henry left the project due to scheduling conflicts. The sequel has been set for release on March 20, 2020.

John Krasinski is returning to direct the still-untitled movie with Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe reprising their roles.

A Quiet Place” grossed $340 million at the global box office last year, and Blunt won the Screen Actors Guild Award in the supporting actress category for her role. Krasinski wrote the screenplay with Bryan Woods and Scott Beck, and the trio received a Writers Guild nomination in the original category. Krasinski also directed and starred in the story,

See full article on Variety