Morena Baccarin and Gerard Butler to reprise roles in ‘Greenland’ sequel
Producer and financier Anton, Basil Iwanyk’s Thunder Road Pictures and Gerard Butler and Alan Siegel’s G-BASE will deliver a sequel feature to the action thriller “Greenland.” The core filmmaking team returns with director Ric Roman Waugh headlining from a script by “Greenland” writer Chris Sparling (“Lakewood”). Butler reprises his role as structural engineer John Garrity close by co-star Morena Baccarin (“Deadpool,” “Homeland”) as Allison Garrity.
In a continuation of the story, the Garrity family, who endure a near-extinction level event when an interstellar comet hits Earth, should leave the wellbeing of the Greenland bunker and embark on a risky journey across the pulverized frozen wasteland of Europe to track down another home.
“Greenland: Migration” is produced by Thunder Road’s Iwanyk and Brendon Boyea, G-BASE’s Butler and Siegel, and Anton’s Sébastien Raybaud and John Zois. Anton is completely financing the film and controlling all rights; CAA Media Finance is co-representing the U.S. Head photography is scheduled for 2022.
The first feature, “Greenland,” overcame global box office expectations when it appeared the previous summer to robust box office numbers in the midst of overall lockdowns and limited theater capacity. The film dispatched at the main spot theatrically in more than 26 nations including Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and Russia. Following the U.S. also, international theatrical roll-out by STX, the film appeared carefully on SVOD followed by an elite disagreement the U.S. on HBO Max. The film bested the rental features VOD list on both Apple and Google Play at a premium rental price.
Waugh said: “‘Greenland’ spoke to our humanity in the middle of a global catastrophic event, highlighting what people are capable of doing to one another, both good and bad, when it’s life or death.”