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Violent Night Director Talks Sequel Ideas, Introducing Elves & Noomi Rapace as Mrs. Claus

Violent Night director Tommy Wirkola has confirmed there talks are actually underway concerning a sequel. Speaking with THR, Wirkola even revealed what he want to see explored in Violent Night, with the filmmaker hoping to introduce his tackle the North Pole, Mrs. Claus, and Santa’s Elves.


“A little bit. It sounds stupid, but I’m a big believer in not jinxing anything. I’m like, “Can we just wait a little bit?” But, after all the writers have talked about it, and I’ve thrown some concepts on the market. We don’t see the North Pole, we don’t see Mrs. Claus and we don’t see the elves. There had been additionally just a few concepts that we liked within the script, however we needed to minimize them as a result of we couldn’t afford to shoot them. It’s such a cliché to say, however all of us had a blast doing this movie. So I actually hope we get to discover it extra.”

During the interview, it’s advised that Wirkola reunite along with his The Trip and What Happened to Monday? star Noomi Rapace, with the director pondering she would make a fantastic Mrs. Claus.

“(Laughs.) She would make an amazing Mrs. Claus. Crazily enough, I haven’t thought about casting that role yet, but she would be great.”

Starring David Harbour, John Leguizamo, Beverly D’Angelo, Alex Hassell, Alexis Louder, Edi Patterson, Cam Gigandet, and André Eriksen, Violent Night finds Harbour’s Santa reaching into his sack and bringing out the big guns after a workforce of elite mercenaries breaks right into a rich household compound on Christmas Eve, taking everybody inside hostage. But the workforce isn’t ready for a shock combatant: Santa Claus is on the grounds, and he’s about to indicate why this Nick is not any saint.

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Violent Night 2 Has David Harbour Wanting to Add the Easter Bunny & The Tooth Fairy

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All this discuss of Violent Night 2 already has Santa Claus himself, David Harbour, pitching his personal concepts. Asked what he want to see occur in a possible sequel, Harbour revealed that he would love so as to add The Mandalorian and The Last of Us star Pedro Pascal and Star Wars actor Oscar Isaac to this warped festive feast. Harbour has even chosen the proper elements for Pascal and Isaac to play, positing that the 2 actors may be part of his Santa because the Easter Bunny and The Tooth Fairy, respectively.

“We gotta get Pedro [Pascal] and Oscar [Isaac] to play the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy within the subsequent iteration,” Harbour said of his hopes for Violent Night 2 earlier than calling for a Violent Night Cinematic Universe, “the Santa cinematic universe with a bunch of ‘daddies’ as imaginary creatures.”

While at current that is only a half-backed thought put ahead by David Harbour, audiences would little question like to see the likes of the Easter Bunny and The Tooth Fairy depicted by Pascal and Isaac. With each characters waging a violent warfare very like Harbour’s Santa does in Violent Night.

Violent Night exploded into theaters earlier this month, and was met with positive reviews from critics in addition to an honest field workplace return. Both of which can absolutely result in Violent Night 2 getting the greenlight.

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