Emily Blunt has explained why she didn't think A Quiet Place would get a sequel.
While praised by critics, just like its predecessor, Emily revealed that she never anticipated a sequel, as she didn't foresee the first movie being such a critical and commercial success due to its "effectively silent" premise.
"No, we didn't anticipate this sort of meteoric life the first one took and we didn't think [a second movie] was in the cards," she told Sci-Fi Talk.
"I mean, you don't know what people will make of a film that's effectively silent.
"It's like an art-house film that found this sort of meteoric life and it's thrilling and it's a conceit that has so much room for expansion and it seemed like quite a natural progression to see the next chapter."
The comments follow Emily previously revealing a third A Quiet Place film could be in the works, as franchise director John Krasinski already has a "whole arc of ideas".
She told Collider: "I always said when we were approaching this one, I said, 'I think you need to think of it not as a sequel, but this is chapter two, this is just a continuation'.
"I think there's such an investment in this family – such mileage for expansion in this kind of extraordinary world.
"I think there's room [for a third one]."
A Quiet Place Part II is released in US cinemas on May 28 and UK cinemas on June 3, with previews on May 31.
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