Blumhouse and Christopher Landon’s sleeper hit took the best elements of Groundhog Day and Scream and wrapped them all up in a thrillingly entertaining package – even if the final product proved too familiar for some. And in typical Blumhouse fashion, Happy Death Day exceeded all expectations at the box office, grossing over $100 million on a production budget of just $4.8 million.
That’s an impressive turnaround in and of itself, but what about the possibility of a sequel? A good question that was recently posed to lead star Jessica Rothe, to which she replied:
It’s great! I like it because a lot of times with horror movies, if there’s a sequel, it’s almost a repeat, with different actors and slightly different storylines,