'Oppenheimer' actor Alex Wolff joins the cast of 'A Quiet Place: Day One'

'Oppenheimer' actor Alex Wolff joins the cast of 'A Quiet Place: Day One'
Alex Wolff attends the Los Angeles premiere of Neon's 'Pig' (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Paramount is fully committed to the franchise started by John Krasinski. 'A Quiet Place,' and the studio already has a third film and prequel in development. There is a new star-studded cast added to the film, starting from 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever's Lupita Nyong'o and 'Stranger Things' Joseph Quinn leading the film. The prequel will be titled, 'A Quiet Place: Day One' and will be orchestrated by 'Pig' director, Michael Sarnoski.

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Michael Bay, Andrew Form, and Brad Fuller will produce Day One via their Platinum Dunes shingle alongside Krasinski, whose Sunday Night partner Allyson Seeger will serve as an executive producer.  The post-apocalyptic horror film was directed by 'The Office' actor, John Krasinski and written by Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, and Krasinski, from a story conceived by Woods and Beck. The plot revolves around a father (Krasinski) and a mother ('Devil wears Prada's Emily Blunt) who struggle to survive and rear their children (Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe) in a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by blind monsters with an acute sense of hearing.

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According to Above The Line's Jeff Sneider, Sarnoski will be re-teaming with 'Hereditary's Alex Wolff. Wolff's role as well as everything about the film is being kept under wraps, but as time goes on there is no doubt we'll know a lot more about the prequel. 

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Unimaginably 'A Quiet Place' (2018) made 341 million dollars in a 17 million dollar budget and won overwhelming critical acclaim. 'A Quiet Place Part II' (2021) was the film that was about to open in theaters but unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the entire world in March 2020. Thus, the sequel was ultimately released in the Summer of 2021 and was credited with helping rekindle the post-pandemic box office. Nonetheless, it earned a respectable 297.4 million dollars worldwide on a budget of 55-60 million dollars.

The 2018 film was nominated for several awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score; an Academy Award for Best Sound Editing; a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay; and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for Blunt, which she won. However, 'A Quiet Place: Day One' is scheduled for March 8, 2024, that is not all, a threequel named, 'A Quiet Place Part III' is supposed to release sometime in 2025.

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You can watch the first two 'A Quiet Place' movies on Paramount+.

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