Possible MAMA sequel in the works plus franchise plans by Universal

Mama was a decent flick from producer Guillermo del Toro but it has been cleaning up in foreign and domestic sales so of course a sequel MAY be in the future. What other plans are in store for this film? Read on for the details.

mama posterUniversal, the distributor, is so happy with the supernatural thriller’s success, that a sequel is now being considered, says the studio’s president of international, David Kosse.

Kosse told Screen Daily, “We think there’s potential for a Mama franchise.  We’d like to do another one. But those conversations are in the early stages.”

Starring Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Mama reached number one at the box office when it opened in January.

The film has grossed an estimated $89 million worldwide. That’s a nice chunk o’ change if we do say so ourselves.

Will a sequel actually pan out and be watchable? Only time will tell.

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