Twisters: Daisy Edgar-Jones Set to Star in Storm-Chasing Sequel – IGN

The upcoming sequel to 1996’s Twister has discovered its first lead actress in Daisy Edgar-Jones to guide the subsequent era of stormchasers.

As noticed by Deadline, Daisy Edgar-Jones will probably be starring in Twisters, the upcoming sequel to the basic 1996 movie that starred Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton. Edgar-Jones is understood for her acclaimed work within the TV collection Normal People, in addition to co-starring within the War of the Worlds collection, as properly.

Despite being rumored again in 2020, it appears as if Twisters is lastly coming collectively. The movie allegedly went into manufacturing final 12 months as Universal and Amblin had been nonetheless attempting to find a director, after Top Gun: Maverick’s Joseph Kosinski did not pan out. Now, we lastly know the director of Twisters will probably be Lee Isaac Chung, most notable for his work on Minari, in addition to a latest episode of The Mandalorian.

While we nonetheless haven’t got a concrete concept of the plot, it appears probably that Edgar-Jones will star because the daughter of Dr. Jo Harding (Hunt) and Dr. Bill Harding’s (Paxton) characters. Though, whether or not or not she follows in her dad and mom’ footsteps is but to be seen (let’s be trustworthy, in fact she is going to).

The unique Twister pulled in $494 million on the international field workplace in 1996, largely partly to its groundbreaking particular results for the time. Now, greater than 25 years later, we will probably anticipate one other visible spectacle. For extra long-awaited film sequels, try the lately introduced Gladiator sequel.

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