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Attack the Block 2 will reunite John Boyega and director Joe Cornish

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A decade after its unique launch, sci-fi cult basic Attack the Block is getting a sequel, Deadline revealed on Monday. Returning from the unique film are author and director Joe Cornish, and star John Boyega.

(*2*)In the unique movie, Boyega performs Moses, a younger resident of South London who, alongside together with his neighbors, need to defend their tower block from extraterrestrial invaders. Moses’ mates’ embrace Samantha, performed by Jodie Whittaker (Dr. Who), and Ron, performed by Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead),

Unfortunately, the announcement of the new sequel didn’t embrace any plot particulars, however it’s in all probability a protected guess that some type of hostile alien life has in all probability made its solution to London as soon as once more. The announcement additionally didn’t point out if anybody else from the first film’s solid can be returning, or if it could solely be Boyega reprising his unique position.

Attack the Block rapidly turned a cult hit and an web darling after its launch in 2011. But the film made waves far past its viewers attraction. It additionally proved to be the breakout position for John Boyega earlier than he would go on to guide the Star Wars franchise in the sequel trilogy.

As for director Joe Cornish, his time since the unique Attack the Block has been barely much less eventful. He co-wrote the script for Marvel’s Ant-Man with Edgard Wright in 2015, and wrote and directed a 2019 film known as The Kid Who Would Be King. Cornish can also be signed on to put in writing and direct and adaption of Mark Millar’s comedian sequence Starlight.