It has been a while since we got any updates on the planned Bird Box spin-off film that would still be set in the same post-apocalyptic world. Luckily, we're finally getting some great news about the Netflix movie. The streaming giant has shared new details about the upcoming project. Interestingly, it is confirmed there will be some strange new threats to watch out for.
The Bird Box spin-off will be set in Barcelona and is already set to begin production next month. The official synopsis for the project was also shared by Deadline and it teases something more dangerous than the actual monsters.
The synopsis for the Bird Box spin-off reads as follows:
"After a mysterious force decimates the world's population by causing all who see it to take their lives, Sebastian and his young daughter Anna must navigate their own journey of survival through the desolate streets of Barcelona. But as they form an uneasy alliance with other survivors and make their way toward a safe haven, a threat more sinister than the unseen creatures grows."
The Spanish-language film will be written and directed by Alex and David Pastor while the show's original producers Dylan Clark and Chris Morgan will work on the movie. Former director Susanne Bier will serve as executive producer along with author Josh Malermann, Ryan Lewis, Ainsley Davies, and Brian Williams.
The main cast of the movie will include Mario Casas, Georgina Campbell, Diego Calva, Alejandra Howard, Naila Schuberth, Patrick Criado, Celia Freijeiro. They will be joined by Lola Dueñas, Gonzalo de Castro, Michelle Jenner and Leonardo Sbaraglia.
Bird Box is based on Malerman's novel and follows Malorie Hayes (Sandra Bullock) living in a world infested by mysterious entities that cause anyone who sees them to kill themselves. Malorie must take her two children to a safe haven but the journey is a long and dangerous one.
It's great to know that the spin-off film will allow viewers to see what happened to the rest of the world after the creatures' arrival. However, fans were also expecting the new project to adapt Malerman's new book Malorie.
For now, it is unclear whether Malorie will be adapted as a possible sequel to Bird Box. In the meantime, the Spanish-language spin-off is set to begin filming in November.