Here’s some bad news for fans of Blumhouse’s Happy Death Day franchise, as director Christopher Landon has taken to Twitter to shoot down rumours that a third film is currently in development – and it’s unlikely we’ll ever get to see the conclusion to the planned trilogy.
Since I keep reading stuff about it, I’ll say it loud: THERE IS NO HAPPY DEATH DAY 3 IN DEVELOPMENT. It’s just a rumor…unless @netflix wants to pony-up and finish this trilogy, it just ain’t happening.
— christopher landon (@creetureshow) July 17, 2019
Released in 2017, the comedy slasher Happy Death Day starred Jessica Rothe as Tree Gelbman, a college student forced to relive her murder over and over again, Groundhog Day-style.
The film proved to be a surprise hit with fans and critics alike, grossing $125.5 million globally from a budget of under $5 million. The sequel – Happy Death Day 2U – arrived earlier this year and while it still managed a solid $64.2 million box office from a $9 million budget, it seems this was below Universal and Blumhouse’s expectations.
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