CinePOP not too long ago inquired about the identical factor many followers have been questioning for practically 20 years, asking Cillian Murphy if he could be taken with reprising the position of Jim for a sequel to “28 Days Later.” In response, the actor mentioned “I’d by no means say by no means. I cherished making that film. It was a very long time in the past, it was like virtually 20 years in the past, ? However positive, positive.”
It is seemingly that Murphy is as a lot at midnight as audiences are in regard to the probabilities of a sequel getting launched. In 2018, “28 Days Later” screenwriter Alex Garland informed Reddit customers he doubted there would ever be a sequel (through Display Rant). The tide shifted once more in 2019 when director Danny Boyle informed The Unbiased that he and Garland “have a beautiful thought for the third half” and that it is “correctly good.” Prior to those bits of data, the final time we noticed the zombie-infected inhabitants of Nice Britain was in 2007. “28 Weeks Later”, directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, had modest success in comparison with its predecessor however was nonetheless backed by critics. The movie continues to carry a strong 71 p.c on Rotten Tomatoes.
Previous to hinting on the script, Boyle informed The Unbiased that he noticed “28 Days Later” as resulting in “a little bit of a resurgence within the zombie drama” throughout its preliminary 2002 launch. Plainly with zombie movies like Zack Snyder’s “Military of the Lifeless” nonetheless bringing in audiences, the style might even see one other resurgence virtually 20 years later. Perhaps we’ll hear about new developments earlier than the 28-year mark, which may additionally make a surprising sequel in our opinion.