'A Quiet Place 2' trivia and fun facts
Two months shooting Director and screenwriter John Krasinski shared on his personal Instagram account two images celebrating both the start of filming the sequel on 15h june 2019 and the ending on 25h september.
Substitute by surprise In the beginning, the character played by Djimon Hounsou was already taken by Brian Tyree Henry, but due to agenda problems the latter had to cancel it and the team had to find a substitute when he had already lost production.
Liking the apocalypse Cillian Murphy is the second time that play a character in a post-apocalyptic horror movie, the first was 28 days later (2002).
The importance of nonverbal language The characters communicate in American Sign Language (ASL) to avoid making sound, so the filmmakers hired deaf mentor Douglas Ridloff to teach ASL to the actors and to be available to make corrections. They also hired an ASL interpreter for deaf actress Simmonds, so that spoken and signed language could be interpreted back and forth on set. Simmonds grew up with ASL, and she helped teach her fellow actors to sign.
Silence we are filming During the filming of both films it was forbidden for the whole team to make noise so that they could record the diegetic sounds at the time, the only thing they did in postproduction was to amplify them.
Script goes first John Krasinski began writing the script for the second part before he knew he was going to continue being the director, all he didn't want was for another person to turn it into a franchise and wanted to keep his personal touch.