The sequel to the surprise horror comedy hit is almost upon us, and to remind us, a brand new Happy Death Day 2U trailer has landed. Produced by Jason Blum, the sequel ups the ante with Tree (Jessica Rothe) involved in another repetitive day, only this time she’s not alone.
The time loop horror comedy was an unexpected treat back in 2017, a mix of Groundhog Day and that episode of Supernatural where Dean dies over and over again. Happy Death Day was a neat little movie that didn’t immediately seem like it needed a sequel, after all, it was a fairly self-contained story. However, you don’t be an expert to work out that box office takings of $122 million against a $4.8 million budget equals a hit. Blumhouse agreed, and a sequel was put on the fast track which nicely leads us to this moment in time when you are watching the trailer.
Two years after escaping the murderous day that wouldn’t end, Tree unexpectedly re-enters the time loop with her friends, but there’s another twist. The original killer is dead, so Tree and her friends must unmask the identity of the new baby-faced killer.
Once again written & directed by Christopher Landon, Happy Death Day 2U is released in the UK on Valentine’s Day.
Jessica Rothe leads the returning cast of HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U, the follow-up to Blumhouse’s (Split, Get Out, The Purge series) surprise 2017 smash hit of riveting, repeating twists and comic turns. This time, our hero Tree Gelbman (Rothe) discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead. Jason Blum once again produces and Christopher Landon returns to write and direct this next chapter, while Happy Death Day executive producers Angela Mancuso and John Baldecchi are newly joined by EP Samson Mucke (Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse)