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New Face/Off director confirms new film to be “full sequel” to original

When the dormant franchise is revived, audiences can often be confused as to whether the new entries are reboots, reimaginings, or direct sequels, with the director of the upcoming encounter The sequel reminds fans that the new film is a “complete sequel” to the 1997 John Woo film. The update echoes previous comments made by the filmmakers about the project, but the nature of the storytelling means that something that’s been billed as a sequel could eventually become a spiritual reboot, though Wingard made it clear that he was creating the narrative goal with writer Simon Barrett continuing the story of the original film. New encounter No release date yet.

while speaking with Empire, Wingard confirmed that the new film is “a complete sequel” aimed at bringing back Nicolas Cage. The original film came at a time when Cage’s star power was at its peak, with Wingard describing how the development of the sequel coincides with another career revival.

“He’s just having a moment like this. Even before pig Came out, we saw it as a Nicolas Cage movie,” the filmmaker confirmed. “It’s become a totally obvious way to go now. A few years ago, the studio probably wanted a hot, young, emerging actor or something. Now, Nicolas Cage is one of the hottest actors in Hollywood again.”

In the original film, John Travolta’s Sean Archer undergoes a critical medical procedure that allowed him to wear the face of terrorist Castor Troy (Cage) to obtain details about the upcoming attack. Troy then forces a doctor to put him through the same procedure, allowing him to take on Archer’s presence, as the two then engage in a game of cat and mouse where only they know their true identities. .

“We are really honing in on this,” Wingard says of the state of the script. “We’re not going to share this until everyone’s like, ‘This is what it is.'”

While the stars of the original have expressed their desire to participate in the project, the script is not yet at the point of approving their participation.

“I think we’ve really got it,” Wingard said. “It’s probably been the most challenging script we’ve ever worked on, for a number of reasons. There’s a lot of pressure to make sure it lives up to the legacy of that project. But in every draft you have these things that just Click, and you’re like, ‘A-ha! That’s exactly what encounter Is!'”

Stay tuned for updates on encounter sequel.

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Reference from comicbook.com

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