EXCLUSIVE: In response to last weekend’s hugely successful global streaming debut of Tomorrow War, Skydance and Amazon Studios are in discussions, I hear, about the development of a sequel to the Chris Pratt sci-fi image.
I understand that there are discussions in place to bring the entire creative gang back both in front and behind the camera including director Chris McKay and screenwriter Zach Dean; and stars Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge and Oscar winner JK Simmons. Paramount is also involved in the sequel; the studio originally linked to distributing the first film theatrically.
The global sci-fi action was launched on July 2 around the world exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories and debuted as No. 1
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Amazon, as we first told you, downloaded Tomorrow War for $ 200 million. from Skydance. The film is part of Amazon’s commitment to bring together an arsenal of streaming tent pole franchises in the wake of their pickup of Skydance and Paramount’s Tom’s Clancy is without remorse and Paramount’s Coming 2 America, which is reportedly Prime’s most watched film ever.
Words of the next installment for Tomorrow War comes on the heels of the recently announced sequel to Skydance’s The old guard on Netflix, Skydance makes it one of the only studios to launch an original movie franchise on two different streamers. The first Old guard starring Charlize Theron is the 6th most-watched movie on Netflix, drawing 78 million WW households into its first four weeks.
Skydance and Paramount Television Studios also have the series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan on Amazon.
Tomorrow war‘s global success cements Chris Pratt in his leading status. Although Pratt has had plenty of success in Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World franchise, The Tomorrow War is completely original IP.
Amazon and Skydance would not confirm the news Tomorrow war 2.
Here, Pratt celebrates the news Tomorrow war‘s seership earlier this week: